Roland Garros 2021: May 31st Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe CHATRIER [8] Iga SWIATEK (POL) vs Kaja JUVAN (SLO) – Swiatek’s forehand is one of the best things in tennis. She could make a strong run at repeating as champion. [7] Serena WILLIAMS (USA) vs Irina-Camelia BEGU (ROU) – I like Serena draw in general, but this is a pretty rough first…

French Open 2017: Ostapenko’s Triumph

I did not pick Jelena Ostapenko to win the 2017 Roland Garros title.  Her free-swinging game was a great revelation over the past two weeks.  She serves with snap.  Her forehand is nasty.  Her backhand can do damage.  She moves well and plays with enthusiasm.  Her victory sends notice to the world that she could…

French Open 2017: Women’s Semifinal Predictions

Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) vs. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) [30] This half of the draw went as far away from form as possible.  The #30 seed is the numeric favorite vs. an unseeded opponent.  Both players have perhaps altered their careers with this semifinal run.  I think Bacsinszky has a bit more momentum heading into this match…