Rio Olympic Tennis: August 8th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD KVITOVA Petra vs. WOZNIACKI Caroline – This should be a fun match.  It is also unpredictable given how many bad losses each of them have had in 2016.  I think Petra should win due to the slow court and her ability to hit through it. BOUCHARD Eugenie vs. KERBER Angelique – The…

Rio Olympic Tennis: August 6 Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD First, a big thanks to the ATP’s website for listing the men’s schedule.  I had to go to the olympic site to get a listing of women’s olympic matches.  The WTA should list the schedule too.  The women’s slate for August 6th features a lot of good matches so I’ll jump…

Montreal 2016: July 28th WTA Predictions

These have to be quick so No Analysis Predicted Winners in BOLD Kerber vs. Venus 2014 – Both are in action today [5] Simona Halep (ROU) vs [14] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) vs [16] Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) [6] Venus Williams (USA) vs [10] Madison Keys (USA)  Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs [Q] Kristina…

Montreal 2016: July 27th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD These will be quick as my time is limited [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) vs. Monica Niculescu (ROU) – This could go either way, but I think Aga has to be the pick. [6] Venus Williams (USA) vs. Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Venus should have had enough time to travel and recover from…

Montreal 2016: July 25th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [WC] Caroline Garcia (FRA) vs. Barbora Strycova (CZE) – This is a high quality match.  I think it could go either way, but I had to pick someone. [13] Samantha Stosur (AUS) vs. Heather Watson (GBR)  – If this match were in a later round, I’d probably pick Watson.  I think Stosur is…

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…