Wimbledon 2016: Gentlemen’s Singles Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Roger Federer (SUI) [3] v Marin Cilic (CRO) [9] – If Cilic plays like he did in their 2014 US Open semifinal match, Federer will have to serve bigger and keep his slice low to have a chance.  If Cilic plays well but not great, Federer will need to serve well enough to prevent…

Wimbledon 2016: Gentlemen’s Singles Round of 16 Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This tournament will be shaken up in the round of 16 and settle into some sort of pattern when the quarterfinal round emerges. [3] Roger Federer (SUI) v Steve Johnson (USA) – Johnson could win this match.  Federer however has to be happy with his path to the final 8. [2] Andy…

Wimbledon 2016: Dividing the Sweet 16 into Groups

Men’s Sweet 16: Rare Waters of a Wide Open Major KEY – Chances for winning the title are not predicated on which group one is in with two exceptions.  The puncher’s chance grouping does seem to have a chance to win 4 more matches, but those chances seem low.  The final grouping just doesn’t quite…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 7 Middle Sunday Gentlemen’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [10] Tomas Berdych (CZE)  v [24] Alexander Zverev (GER) – I feel like it is now or never for Berdych who first made himself known on tour in 2004 by beating Roger Federer at the olympic games.  With Djokovic out, could Berdych win a lifetime achievement type of Wimbledon title?  Sure,…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 6 Gentlemen’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Andy Murray (GBR) v John Millman (AUS) – Murray should win this match. [6] Milos Raonic (CAN) v [27] Jack Sock (USA) – I like Milos to win this match, but I think Sock has played quite well. [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) v [28] Sam Querrey (USA) To finish 6-7(6),…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 5 Gentlemen’s Singles Predictions

Dreddy vs. Kyrgios could be unreal Predicted Winners in BOLD – This is a Great Slate of Matches for Day 5 JMdP -“Hey, you know I’m not in the big 4, but I have a major title.” SW – “Well, I’ve got two.” (PR) Juan Martin del Potro VS (4) Stan Wawrinka – If JMDP were a little more…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 2 Gentlemen’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Andy Murray (GBR) vs [WC] Liam Broady (GBR) – I think Andy will advance. [4] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs Taylor Fritz (USA) – It will be interesting to see what influence Krajicek brings as part of Stan’s team. [15] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) v Radek Stepanek (CZE) – This is an…

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)…