Impressions of Djokovic vs. Zverev

Novak Djokovic’s clinical victory tells a lot of its story via the score line of 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. Zverev did do some damage with big backhand strikes up the line.  Djokovic countered Zverev’s strategy by hitting some sharply angled shots to the backhand side forcing Zverev to move a bit out of his striking comfort…

Roland Garros 2019: Men’s Final Four Prediction

Top Half: Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem The two biggest non-Rafa threats for the 2019 title have a potential semifinal date every tennis fan should look forward to.  Thiem’s wins at Indian Wells and Barcelona as well as close lose to Nole in Madrid should make him believe his 2018 runner-up finish was one of…

Indian Wells 2019: Future Shock – Andreescu & Thiem Win Big

ANDREESCU DEFEATS KERBER 🏆 18-year-old wildcard @BAndreescu_ battles past Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to capture the title at @BNPParibasOpen.#BNPPO19 #BibiRising 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/0wo83MGPR5 — Tennis Channel (@TennisChannel) March 17, 2019 Indian Wells helped propel players in 2018.  It might do the same in 2019.  Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem notched the biggest wins of their careers…

A Soundtrack for Theim v Federer by Queen

If Queen could do soundtracks for Highlander and Flash Gordon, I think they could provide a fitting song for each of the men’s finalists.  Here goes: Dominic Thiem – I Want it All Queen 1989 Adventure seeker on an empty street Just an alley creeper, light on his feet A young fighter screaming, with no time…

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) –…