Australian Open 2018: Federer vs. Cilic Championship Prediction

Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic This should be a good match.  It may be a straight set match, but I expect that the winner and perhaps the runner-up will play well in this final.  Marin Cilic is in his 3rd career major final and has momentum both from beating people he should but also by…

Australian Open 2018: Is Cilic the Palindrome and Challenger We Need?

Marin Cilic is not a new face in tennis.  He knocked Andy Murray off at the 2009 US Open when many felt Murray would breakthrough with a title.  Cilic reached his first Grand Slam semifinal at the 2010 Australian Open beating Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Roddick in succession prior to falling to Andy…

ATP World Tour Finals 2017: Day 3 Round Robin Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [5] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs. [8] Jack Sock (USA) H2H – The winner of this match will keep his semifinal hopes realistically alive.  Cilic has more experience and a more well rounded game.  Jack Sock has his massive forehand and momentum from winning in Paris.  Sock leads their head-to-head 2-0 with both wins coming in 2016 (Davis Cup…

Basel 2017: Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [4] Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) vs. [6] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) – JMDP has a really tough match here, but his momentum from Shanghai and Stockholm should carry him through. [2] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs. [Q] Marton Fucsovics (HUN) – Cilic has had a nice year, but also really lacks a signature win.  Maybe a Wimbledon rematch in Fed’s…

Shanghai Masters 2017: Semifinal Predictions

Shanghai Semifinals Night! Nadal vs Cilic​ and Federer vs Delpo Watch on Tennis Channel 11:30am EST 📺💻📱🎾 https://t.co/CKNOFPsDdP pic.twitter.com/WJhpn9Zs7T — Tennis Channel (@TennisChannel) October 14, 2017 37 Major Titles are Held by this Final Four in Shanghai Predicted Winners in BOLD I would normally post separate predictions, but I think Delpo’s health makes one prediction…

Japan Open 2017: ATP Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [8] Diego Schwartzman (ARG) vs. Steve Johnson (USA) – The Moustached Wonder for the win. [4] David Goffin (BEL) vs. Richard Gasquet (FRA) – Goffin could win in consecutive weeks or Gasquet could grab some Davis Cup momentum. [1] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs. Ryan Harrison (USA) – The palindrome should advance,…

Japan Open 2017: October 4th ATP Predictions

#MarinCilic routs Stefanos Tsitsipas; #KevinAnderson advances in straight sets at #JapanOpen https://t.co/6RdhdVTfzT — FirstpostSports (@FirstpostSports) October 2, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Predicted Winners in BOLD Daniil Medvedev (RUS) vs. [SE] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) – Dolgopolov should win this match. [4] David Goffin (BEL) vs. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) – This could go either way, but I think Goffin’s return…

US Open 2017: September 1st Men’s Singles Predictions

ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start) [Q] Denis Shapovalov (CAN) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) (not before 1 p.m.)  – On firepower, I like Shapovalov.  On experience, I like Kyle Edmund.  My gut is leaning toward the young Canadian. [10] John Isner (USA) vs [23] Mischa Zverev (GER) (7 p.m.) – I am not sure about how many service breaks we will see. LOUIS ARMSTRONG…

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic Championship Prediction

Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic Roger Federer came about as close to defeat as anyone could without losing when playing Marin Cilic last year at Wimbledon.  This match pits those two combatants against one another with the Wimbledon title on the line.  Here is a breakdown of this match. Experience Roger Federer has the experience…