Masters Miami 2017: March 26th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD I am predicting a shorter stay for Nishikori than what he had at Miami 2016 Stadium (11 a.m. start) [2] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs. [25] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) H2H – A gut feeling leads me to pick an upset. [5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [26] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) H2H – Kohlschreiber will compete,…

Masters Miami 2017: March 23rd ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017 STADIUM start 11:00 am ATP – M. Granollers (ESP) vs B. Coric (CRO) – This is a 50-50 match in my view, but historically I think the court speed will slightly favor Granollers. ATP – [Q] F. Tiafoe (USA) vs K. Kravchuk (RUS)…

Indian Wells 2017: March 15 ATP Predictions

Beware the Ides of March Predicted Winners in BOLD [4] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs. Donald Young (USA) H2H – I like Kei here, but Young has posted good wins this week. [2] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs [15] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) – Revenge? [5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs [9] Roger Federer (SUI) – I doubt the courts at Indian…

Indian Wells 2017: March 14th ATP Predictions

ATP Indian Wells: Grigor Dimitrov eases into third round https://t.co/ZxBDAGI2Xf pic.twitter.com/QcjlCWcdVn — VAVEL USA Tennis (@VAVELUSATennis) March 13, 2017   After going out of town for a day, my predictions are back. Predicted Winners in BOLD STADIUM 1 (11 a.m. start) [5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [26] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) H2H – Verdasco has the tools…

Indian Wells 2017: March 12th ATP Predictions

Both men are in action today Predicted Winners in BOLD I wish I had a ticket STADIUM 1 (11 a.m. start) [4] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs. Daniel Evans (GBR) H2H – Nishikori should win, but this could be closer than most expect. [5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. Guido Pella (ARG) H2H – Rafa pushes toward an Australian Open…

Indian Wells 2017: March 11th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD STADIUM 1 (11 a.m. start) [7] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. Fabio Fognini (ITA)  H2H – This could go either way, but Tsonga has a lot of good results in 2017 so he is clearly favored. [3] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) H2H – Stan could win this event due to a…

Indian Wells 2017: March 10th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Benoit Paire (FRA) vs. [WC] Taylor Fritz (USA) H2H – Home court edge + enthusiasm = victory? Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs. [Q] Federico Gaio (ITA) H2H – Mr. Anderson has not had a rough patch like this since the 3rd Matrix movie. Dustin Brown (GER) vs. Daniel Evans (GBR) H2H – I love Dreddy,…

Where the WTA and ATP Tours are Likely to Go from Here

Ace Studios puts together great highlights Two Nostalgia Finals May Have Had Drawbacks The Women’s and Men’s singles finals at the Australian Open featured nostalgic rematches of many previous major finals.  There is a lot of upside to casual fans being able to plug in late in a tournament and feel invested in the result….