Masters Rome 2016: May 10th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [6] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs. Viktor Troicki (SRB) H2H – Kei has played well on clay as of late so based on his history he may lose here.  I, however, think he will be pretty steady in Rome. [9] David Ferrer (ESP) vs. [Q] Filippo Volandri (ITA) H2H – Ferrer doesn’t lose matches…

Madrid 2016: May 5th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. [16] Gilles Simon (FRA) H2H – Andy should win this match, but Simon is a capable of winning or making a match tough when no one expects it. [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [15] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) H2H – Nole should win. [5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. Sam Querrey (USA) H2H – Sam has to feel great to be this deep in the event, but he…

Madrid 2016: May 4th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [15] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) vs. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) H2H – I like RBA here due to the surface. [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. Borna Coric (CRO) H2H – I think Novak wins pretty easily here. [7] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) H2H – Tsonga played well in Monte Carlo so he…

Madrid 2016: May 2nd ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs. Leonardo Mayer (ARG) H2H – Should be a fun 50-50 type match. If Mayer is returning well, my pick will look silly. [9] David Ferrer (ESP) vs. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) H2H – GGL in an upset.  Ferrer may come to life this week, but 2016 has not been his…

Miami Open 2016: March 27th ATP and WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs. [31] Steve Johnson (USA) H2H – I’d love for Johnson to win and even think he has about a 40% chance to do so, but that does not make him the favorite. [13] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) vs. [Q] Magda Linette (POL) – Vika is back so to speak….

Power Ranking 2016: All Hail King Novak VI of Melbourne

Tennis Power Ranking 2016: Australian Open Novak Djokovic – Novak takes the 2016 year by the throat by winning his 6th Australian Open title and by winning Qatar.  He has 2250 ranking points in the bank for 2016.  More importantly, his 8 hard court Grand Slam titles have him sitting ahead of Sampras’ 7 and…

Australian Open 2016: David Ferrer vs. Andy Murray Quarterfinal Prediction

[2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs [8] David Ferrer (ESP) David Ferrer has had some success versus Andy Murray, but he is decidedly the underdog heading into this match.  Ferrer has played quite well at this event, and my predictions have been wrong on him in multiple rounds.  I think Ferrer’s best chance at victory comes with Murray…

Australian Open 2016: Day 8 Men’s Predictions

This fairly intense exhibition match went to Raonic Predicted Winners in BOLD [4] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs [13] Milos Raonic (CAN) – This is the match of the day.  Each man won a tune-up event, and each man has played well to reach this point.  I am torn.  I think experience will help Stan, but Milos has…

Australian Open 2016: Day 6 Men’s Predictions

Don’t Count Me Out Predicted Winners in BOLD [4] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. Lukas Rosol (CZE) – I like Stan here, but Rosol is a dangerous opponent. [16] Bernard Tomic (AUS) vs. John Millman (AUS) – Aussie battle [13] Milos Raonic (CAN) vs. [21] Viktor Troicki (SRB) – I like Milos to keep advancing. [2]…

Australian Open 2016: Day 4 Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. Sam Groth (AUS) – This could be somewhat tricky as Groth has firepower and crowd support.  Still, Murray would be in more peril if this were a 2 of 3 set match.  He should be able to weather any hot streaks from Groth in a 3…