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

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. Marton Fucsovics (HUN) – Federer has won 3 matches quickly and at night.  If he gets a 4th quick win in the day, the 36-year-old defending champion will be looking at needing 9 sets with some rest built into the system to win major #20.  It is…

World Tour Finals 2017: Day 1 Round Robin Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD (4) Dominic Thiem VS (6) Grigor Dimitrov – The surface favors Dimitrov, and Thiem has had a forgettable post-Roland Garros season. Rafael Nadal still has concerns about his knee ahead of the ATP World Tour Finals 👉 https://t.co/jIHNjQfmiA pic.twitter.com/cwiP7Fa3HP — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 11, 2017 (1) Rafael Nadal VS (7) David…

Vienna 2017: October 24th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD David Ferrer (ESP) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) – This might be a bad pick, but I think the surface favors Edmund. [7] Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs. [Q] Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) – Mr. Anderson is aiming toward the O2 in London. Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs. [WC] Sebastian Ofner (AUT) – Pouille could be a big player in 2018. [2] Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs. Andrey Rublev (RUS) –…

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs. Dominic Thiem Prediction

Rafael Nadal vs. Dominic Thiem In one year, the tables may be turned when these two face-off on clay (particularly if Thiem wins this match).  However, right now we have a younger player trying to establish himself on his best surface versus the best player ever on this surface.  Thiem did unseat Rafa in Rome…

French Open 2017: Men’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Philippe-Chatrier Court (11 a.m. start) [4] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs [20] Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) – This is a lot like Rafa’s last match.  Rafa should win against a gritty player from Spain.  Nadal is the Clay GOAT and is in excellent form in 2017, but I have to also think he is in the heads of…

French Open 2017: June 4th Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Philippe-Chatrier Court (11 a.m. start) [15] Gael Monfils (FRA).vs [24] Richard Gasquet (FRA) 6-5 – to be completed – Once a match starts, I always stick with my original pick even if someone is down 0-6, 0-6, 0-5. This looks like a 50-50 match. [2] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs [19] Albert Ramos-Vinolas…

French Open 2017: June 2nd Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD: I wish I had a Ticket to This Slate of Matches Court Philippe-Chatrier (11 a.m. start) [4] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) – Rafa’s biggest concern may be peaking too early in the 2017 clay season.  He should ease into the final 16. [2] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs Diego…

French Open 2017: May 28th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stephane Robert (FRA) vs. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) [11] – Dimitrov was playing great tennis in the first phases of 2017.  A solid showing in Paris before the grass court season could help cement 2017 as  turning point in his career. Lucas Pouille (FRA) [16] vs. Julien Benneteau (FRA) – This is not an ideal draw for…

Indian Wells 2017: March 16th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [21] Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) vs. [27] Pablo Cuevas (URU) H2H –  Cuevas is riding high at the moment.  I think this is a manageable upset on paper and based upon recent from it is not an upset at all.   [3] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. [8] Dominic Thiem (AUT) – The one-handed…