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: Novak Djokovic vs. David Goffin Prediction

We are in for a treat [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [15] David Goffin (BEL)  H2H Novak Djokovic has dominated tennis since January 1, 2015.  David Goffin has made impressive strides on tour over the past 52 weeks.  This sets the stage for a giant of the game versus and emerging giant killer.  I expect…

Miami Open 2016: March 31st ATP Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [6] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs. [16] Gael Monfils (FRA) H2H – This is a fascinating match-up that I can’t quite predict.  Gael is willing to cede court positioning and that should benefit Kei.  However, Gael has played quite well in Miami and has the bigger serve so he could dictate the outcome of…

Miami Open 2016: March 30th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [15] David Goffin (BEL) vs. [18] Gilles Simon (FRA) H2H – Goffin plays more like Davydenko did, but he and Simon are likely among the players no one fully enjoys playing as each has a way of working his way into a match even when it seems improbable.  Goffin’s solid play at…

Miami Open 2016: March 30th WTA Predictions

Will Kerber prevail again? Predicted Winners in BOLD My WTA Picks were Awful yesterday [13] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) vs. [24] Johanna Konta (GBR) – Vika is seeking her 3rd title in 2016.  I like her chances. [2] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. [22] Madison Keys (USA) – Kerber has steaded her post Australian Open haze with some tough…

Miami Open 2016: ATP Round of 16 Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs. [10] Richard Gasquet (FRA) H2H – This is a very interesting match as Berdych could over power Gasquet or Gasquet could hit around Berdych with each leading to a different result.  The slower surface might actually help Berdych as he can hit through a slow court.  I…