US Open 2019: Key Day 1 Match Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Women’s Match of the Day – Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova Serena has won the US Open 6-times.  Maria Sharapova won the US Open in 2006.  Serena has dominated their head-to-head matches 19-3, but any match pitting two former champions and former #1s in the first round has to be the match…

Indian Wells 2019: Future Shock – Andreescu & Thiem Win Big

ANDREESCU DEFEATS KERBER 🏆 18-year-old wildcard @BAndreescu_ battles past Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to capture the title at @BNPParibasOpen.#BNPPO19 #BibiRising 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/0wo83MGPR5 — Tennis Channel (@TennisChannel) March 17, 2019 Indian Wells helped propel players in 2018.  It might do the same in 2019.  Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem notched the biggest wins of their careers…

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki Claims a Major Crown

Wozniacki beats Halep to win 1st major at Australian Openhttps://t.co/AIdNuqrsde#AustralianOpen2018 #Wozniacki #Tennis pic.twitter.com/LI84I8ahR7 — Air1 News (@air1news) January 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Caroline Wozniacki had a strong yet at times frustrating 2017 campaign.  She finished as the runner-up six different events prior to winning her sole title of 2017 at the year-end finale.  She was runner-up…

Australian Open 2018: January 24th Women’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Angelique Kerber vs. Madison Keys Kerber, when healthy and confident, is the best counter-puncher on tour.  Madison Keys, when her error count is under control, is one of the top 5 players on the WTA Tour in terms of being able to dictate play.  Something has to give, right?  We will…

Australian Open 2018: January 22nd Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [8] Caroline Garcia (FRA) vs. [17] Madison Keys (USA) – Keys will need to be sharp to win this match, but I think the match is on her racquet as her winner to unforced errors ratio will determine the winner.  That makes Keys a slight favorite. [21] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) – Kerber…

Australian Open 2018: Day 2 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [6] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) – Pliskova has all of the qualities of a Grand Slam Champion, can being seeded 6th help her cause? [1] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [WC] Destanee Aiava (AUS) – Halep has handled the #1 ranking reasonably well, but a 1st major would give her…

US Open 2017: Angelique Kerber is Ousted – How Should She Recover?

First, a tip of the hat to Naomi Osaka for beating Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1.  The 2016 champion did not last long in the 2017 event.  Sometimes in sports success is the hardest thing with which to deal.  In 2016, Kerber won the Australian and US Opens and was runner-up at Wimbledon, the Rio Olympic…

French Open 2017: May 28th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Julia Boserup (USA) vs. Petra Kvitova (CZE) [15] – I fully admit that my heart is picking this win.  I hope she has a full return to tennis. Angelique Kerber (GER) [1]vs. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) – This is an awful draw for both players.  Kerber is struggling as the world #1 after her awesome…