Australian Open 2021: Day 10 Men’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Andrey Rublev (7) vs Daniil Medvedev (4) – This battle of the Russians is pitting two red hot players against one another. I like Medvedev to advance, but wow I also like Rublev’s game and chances. I think Medvedev’s amoeba tennis wins so long as he keeps adapting even if Rublev…

Australian Open 2021: Day 8 Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ROD LAVER ARENA (16) Fabio Fognini (ITA) v (2) Rafael Nadal (ESP) – I am expecting a close match that might even go 5 sets. I will not be shocked if Fognini wins, but I think Rafa prevails in 4 or 5 sets facing down his first big test of the…

Australian Open 2021: Day 6 Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Rod Laver Arena  (11 a.m. start) [4] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) vs. [28] Filip Krajinovic (SRB)  [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. Cameron Norrie (GBR) – Rafa and Daniil ought to advance. Margaret Court Arena  [7] Andrey Rublev (RUS) vs. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) – Rublev will need to return well and pass when Lopez comes forward. I think he…

Australian Open 2021: Day 4 Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Rod Laver Arena (11 a.m. start) [5] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) vs. [WC] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) – I like Tsitsipas to win, but I expect a rowdy crowd as well.[2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [Q] Michael Mmoh (USA) – Rafa should win, but super fast courts do not bode super well for him overall. Margaret Court…

Australian Open 2021: February 9th Men’s Singles Predictions

Rod Laver Arena   [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. Laslo Djere (SRB) – Rafa rolls[5] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) vs. Gilles Simon (FRA) – This is a nightmare first round draw. Simon makes people play badly and hangs around. Still, Stefanos should win this match in 2021. Margaret Court Arena [4] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) vs. Vasek Pospisil (CAN) – Daniil will need…

Australian Open 2021: Final Four Predictions

Women’s Singles Final Four #1 Ash Barty vs. #20 Maria Sakkari & #3 Naomi Osaka vs. #10 Serena Williams I have a sneaky feeling that Sakkari will take home the big trophy. Men’s Singles Final Four #1 Novak Djokovic vs. #3 Dominic Thiem & #4 Daniil Medvedev vs. #5 Stefanos Tsitsipas* I like Medvedev if…

US Open 2020: Men’s Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD 20 P. Carreño Busta v. 5 A. Zverev – Zverev should win this match on a lot of fronts, but I do not doubt PCB’s intensity, fitness, or willingness to fight.  If PCB has a big comparative advantage in unforced errors, Zverev will need to either serve exceptionally exceptionally well to…