Wimbledon 2016: Ladies’ Singles Round of 16 Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Most of these matches are coin flips [1] Serena Williams (USA) v [13] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) – Serena Williams will exact some revenge for her Miami loss. [5] Simona Halep (ROU) v [9] Madison Keys (USA) – This is a 50-50 match, but I think Keys has a lot of confidence in her…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 5 Ladies’ Singles Predictions

Better days for each player? Predicted Winners in BOLD 3 Former Champions w/ 13 Total Singles Titles in Action on the Ladies Side of the Draw Serena Williams (USA) [1] v Christina McHale (USA) – Serena will win, but McHale will likely make one set pretty interesting.  Venus Williams (USA) [8] v Daria Kasatkina (RUS) [29] – I am not…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 3 Ladies’ Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Some of these are the same matches I picked yesterday so my brief analysis has been truncated even further [3] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) v Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) – Aga has good feel for grass and it may help her hold serve more easily as well. [16] Johanna Konta (GBR) v Monica…

French Open 2016: June 1st Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD I’ve been very happy the last 2 days*  [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [18] Elina Svitolina (UKR) – This should be a tough match for the world #1 and defending champion.  I think Serena wins, but I’d give Svitolina a 30% chance at springing the upset. [21] Samantha Stosur (AUS) vs….

French Open 2016: May 30th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Today’s Matches Should Be Awesome Serena Williams (USA) [1] vs. Elina Svitolina (UKR) [18] – This is the last match I made a pick for in this post.  Part of me thinks Svitolina and the future arrive in a big way via an upset.  On the other hand, Serena is the defending champion…

French Open 2016: May 28th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in Bold Pauline Parmentier (FRA) vs. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) [8] – 8th seeds are supposed to beat unseeded players right?  Still this seems like a 50-50 match. Serena Williams (USA) [1] vs. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) [26] – This should be a fun match and a good test for Serena.  If Serena isn’t hampered by too many errors…

French Open 2016: May 26th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Sorry about yesterday’s unplanned hiatus.  As a teacher, this is a busy time, and I could not give any time to tennis yesterday.  [8] Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) vs Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) – Bouchard is having a nice event to this point, but this is a real test.  If she passes it, maybe…

French Open 2016: May 23rd Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD For Predictions on Match Completions See This Earlier Post Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) vs. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) [2] – Aga should win, but she is not facing an unknown. Alize Cornet (FRA) vs. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) – Should be a fun match, but I think Cornet is more dangerous. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) vs. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) [4]…

Rome 2016: May 12th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [Q] Christina McHale (USA) – This should be a fun test for Serena, but I think Serena wins. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs. Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Can Bouchard string 2 some wins together? [8] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) vs. [11] Timea Bascinszky (SUI) Madison Keys (USA)…

Rome 2016: May 10th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) – I think JJ wins this match, but I’d prefer to be wrong. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) – Serena will enter Paris as a bit of an enigma, but a strong showing in Rome may evaporate some of the mystery. Daria Gavrilova…