Masters Canada 2016: July 26th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) H2H – I often am wrong when I pick against Lu in early rounds. [10] Gaël Monfils (FRA) vs. Joao Sousa (POR) H2H – Gael faces a tough opponent, but I like Gael’s chances. [5] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs. Borna Coric (CRO) H2H – Berdych will likely have…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 1 Gentlemen’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB)  vs [WC] James Ward (GBR) – I like Novak here. Last match first match [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs Guido Pella (ARG) – Roger should advance. [5] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs Sam Groth (AUS) – This is no easy match for Kei, but I think he eventually…

Halle 2016: June 13th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs. Lucas Pouille (FRA) – Kei’s ability to take the ball early should help him on grass, but Pouille is no slouch. [5] David Goffin (BEL) vs. Borna Coric (CRO) – Goffin’s ability to take the ball early should help him, but Coric is no slouch.  (echo?)…

French Open 2016: June 1st Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD I love this scene in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (also I’m never gonna stop the rain by complaining) [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs [14] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) – To Finish 3-6 6-4 4-1 – Novak should gut this one out in 4 sets. [2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs [9]…

French Open 2016: May 30th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This is a Fun Slate of Matches David Goffin (BEL) [12] vs. Ernests Gulbis (LAT) – Gulbis keeps advancing despite my picking against him in every round.  Well, he is not getting my nod vs. Goffin.  The Belgian played some awesome tennis in Miami and then stumbled a bit in his transition to…

French Open 2016: May 28th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD   No Nadal but Djokovic back in action at French Open https://t.co/idSNx1Jm64 pic.twitter.com/U4MhNSfrpR — FRANCE 24 (@FRANCE24) May 28, 2016   Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) [6] – I thought Gulbis was more or less on the way out of tennis, but a few wins may mean he is coming back…

French Open 2016: May 26th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [4] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. Facundo Bagnis (ARG) – Rafa should win this one. [6] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) – Tsonga should win, but Baghdatis could have a turn back the clock performance and make it interesting. [7] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Malek Jaziri (TUN) – Berdych generally…

French Open 2016: May 25th Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. [Q] Radek Stepanek (CZE) – To Finish 36 36 60 42  – I will stick with Murray,  but this was an odd start to his Roland Garros even if he wins this match from 2 sets down vs. a 37-year-old. [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE)…

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…

Miami Open 2016: March 23rd ATP & WTA Predictions

  Predicted Winners in BOLD Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [WC] Michael Mmoh (USA) H2H – This young talent adds some momentum. Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs. Gilles Muller (LUX) H2H – This should be fun and quite unpredictable. Christina McHale (USA) vs. Misaki Doi (JPN) – McHale could use a nice win. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs. Lucie Hradecka (CZE) –…