French Open 2016: May 25th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Rain makes some of these picks feel like Groundhog Day [3] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Kiki Bertens (NED) – If Kerber is not still in her Grand Slam hangover, she should win.  If not, it may be a quick trip to Paris. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) –…

Rome 2016: May 12th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [Q] Christina McHale (USA) – This should be a fun test for Serena, but I think Serena wins. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs. Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Can Bouchard string 2 some wins together? [8] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) vs. [11] Timea Bascinszky (SUI) Madison Keys (USA)…

Rome 2016: May 11th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Roberta Vinci (ITA) vs. Johanna Konta (GBR) – This should be a close match. [5] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. Madison Keys (USA) – Petra is so hard to predict.  I have no idea as Keys could beat her, but on clay I like Petra a little more. [3] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs….

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) –…

Australian Open 2016: Day 3 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD I need to do a little better than I did yesterday [5] Maria Sharapova (RUS) vs Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) – I think Maria should be fine. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) – Serena avoids the upset train. [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) vs. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) – I think Aga’s…

US Open 2015: September 6th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD We’re Getting Closer to Winning Time w/ a Great Slate of Matches [23] Venus Williams (USA) vs [Q] Anett Kontaveit (EST) – Venus is 2 sets and one qualifier away from having a shot at stopping one of her sister’s drives toward history.  I think Venus holds up her end and…

US Open 2015: September 2nd Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD: The 2nd Round Begins We’ve been doing this longer than the courts have been blue – Serena and Venus [19] Madison Keys (USA) vs. Tereza Smitkova (CZE) – Keys has made a name for herself in 2015, but this could be a dangerous match. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [Q] Kiki…

US Open 2015: August 31st Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD in a Big First Day of Action Serena enters the #USOpen at the top of her game, ready to make history. It’s hers to lose: http://t.co/fsXlmN01Sz pic.twitter.com/yDuycVt0rI — SI Tennis (@SI_Tennis) August 27, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) vs. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) [7] – I am going to open things up by picking…

Falling Stock: Bouchard, Dimitrov, and Halep

If we rewind over the past 52 weeks, things looked much brighter for Eugenie Bouchard, Grigor Dimitrov, and Simona Halep.  To be sure, I don’t think it is time to put eulogies on any of their young careers. However, their results in Paris raise many questions. Bouchard did not laugh last or best here Eugenie…

French Open 2015: May 26th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [4] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. Marina Erakovic (NZL) – Petra is a contender, but she is also highly unpredictable.  That should not become a factor to consider in round 1. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) – Serena has 2 Roland Garros titles, but a triple crown may be…