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…

Masters Miami 2017: March 23rd ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017 STADIUM start 11:00 am ATP – M. Granollers (ESP) vs B. Coric (CRO) – This is a 50-50 match in my view, but historically I think the court speed will slightly favor Granollers. ATP – [Q] F. Tiafoe (USA) vs K. Kravchuk (RUS)…

Miami Open 2017: March 23rd WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017 STADIUM start 11:00 am WTA – [Q] M. Brengle (USA) vs [2] Ka. Pliskova (CZE) – This could be a good match, but I think the 2nd seed will advance.  With Serena Williams struggling with injuries and Angelique Kerber struggling in general, Pliskova has…

Masters Miami 2017: March 22nd ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ATP – [WC] M. Mmoh (USA) vs N. Mahut (FRA) – Mahut will compete, but I am not sure that means he will win. ATP – F. Fognini (ITA) vs R. Harrison (USA) – Predicting Fognini is never easy, but this is a big opportunity for Harrison. ATP – A. Pavlasek (CZE)…

Miami 2017: March 22nd WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ORDER OF PLAY – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 Not Before 3:00 pm WTA – E. Bouchard (CAN) vs [WC] A. Barty (AUS) – This is an interesting match that could help with either player’s comeback attempt. WTA – C. Bellis (USA) vs [WC] A. Tomljanovic (CRO)  WTA – S. Cirstea (ROU)…

Miami 2016: Novak Djokovic vs. Kei Nishikori Championship Prediction

Novak Djokovic vs. Kei Nishikori It is a testament to how dominant Novak is that I was wondering what do I even write.  Kei Nishikori has an excellent return of serve, moves well, can impose his court positioning on his opponent, and can hit with a lot of pace/precision.  Of course, Kei has a chance,…

Miami Open 2016: Nick Kyrgios vs. Kei Nishikori

Will talent wait its turn or jump in line? Reclaiming his Promise Versus Staking a Claim Kei Nishikori had a breakout moment in 2014.  He had beaten Roger Federer in Miami and pushed Nadal hard in Madrid in 2014.  However, his 4 set US Open semifinal win over Novak Djokovic had many seeing Nishikori as…