Miami Open 2018: March 26th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium (11 a.m. start) [3] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs. [13] Sloane Stephens (USA) – Either is capable of winning this match, but Muguruza has a slightly better chance of advancing. [8] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [11] Johanna Konta (GBR) – Venus had a great 2017, but this could be the type of win to propel her toward similar…

Miami Open 2018: March 23rd Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Quick picks today Stadium  (11 a.m. start) [4] Elina Svitolina (UKR) vs. Naomi Osaka (JPN) – All good things come to an end, but … not yet [8] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [Q] Natalia Vikhlyantseva (RUS) [2] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) vs. Monica Puig (PUR) – Will Puig ever rise to the heights she did at the 2016 Olympics?…

Miami Open 2018: March 22nd Women’s Singles Predictions

Spring has…sprung?#CincyTennis pic.twitter.com/tR8IfSJ3cd — Western & Southern Open (@CincyTennis) March 21, 2018 Why Miami is played in March and Cincinnati in August Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium (11 am. start) [10] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Johanna Larsson (SWE) – Kerber’s excellent 2016 and strong 2015 seem to be more relevant than her poor 2017 campaign. [1] Simona Halep…

Miami Open 2017: Wozniacki vs. Konta Championship Prediction

Miami Open Championship Prediction Can Wozniacki reverse this result? [10] Johanna Konta (GBR) vs. [12] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) This is a bit later than I was hoping to write/post due to some travel on my end.  Konta is one of the most well-rounded players on the tour with a very stable game.  Caroline Wozniacki is…

Miami Open 2017: March 30th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Thursday, March 30, 2017 Order of play Stadium (1 p.m. start) [2] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [12] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) – I think this match will be a war between one who wants to hit big and dictate and one who wants to counter punch.  I think Wozniacki’s results will keep…

Miami Open 2017: March 29th WTA Prediction

Predicted Winners in BOLD [3] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [10] Johanna Konta (GBR) – I see this as being close to a 50-50 match. Also, Halep is playing better than she has for several months.   My prediction Konta d. Halep 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 [1] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. [11] Venus Williams (USA) – This…

Miami Open 2017: March 28th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Order of play Stadium (11 a.m. start) [2] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [26] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) – A revenge match from Melbourne goes to the #2 seed this time around.  I think Pliskova will dictate play often enough to keep ML-B on the defensive and make victory for the…

Miami Open 2017: March 27th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium (11 a.m. start) [2] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [15] Barbora Strycova (CZE) – Pliskova clean striking and height allow for her to dictate play with great frequency.  If she dictates play here, as I expect she will, she wins. [6] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs. [12] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) – Both seem…

Masters Miami 2017: March 27th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium [4] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [29] Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) H2H– I could see this going either way, but Roger should be able to handle JMDP’s slice backhand. [16] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [18] John Isner (USA) H2H – Isner has less game but more experience. [1] Stan Wawrinka (SUI)…

Miami Open 2017: March 26th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Venus won Miami in 1998: Hard to Fathom  Stadium (11 a.m. start) [1] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Shelby Rogers (USA) – Kerber is too good to keep posting mediocre results.    [11] Venus Williams vs [Q] Patricia Maria Tig (ROU) – Venus’ 2017 Renaissance has been under reported. [3] Simona Halep…

Miami Open 2017: March 25th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Saturday, March 25, 2017 Order of play Stadium (11 a.m. start) [6] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs. [30] Shuai Zhang (CHN) – Muguruza will need to play clean tennis to win, but she should be able to do that.  [4] Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) vs. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) [12] Caroline W0zniacki (DEN) vs….

Miami Open 2017: March 24th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium (11 a.m. start) [3] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. Naomi Osaka (JPN) – Halep’s post Rogers Cup results have not been great.  This could be a good place to turn around recent trends. [1] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) –  Kerber should win, but I am not seeing the…