Nottingham 2016: June 22nd Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD (5) Sam Querrey VS (9) Marcos Baghdatis – Both veterans have shown some life recently.  Baghdatis played a little better last week so I will give him the nod. Daniel Evans VS (2) Pablo Cuevas – Cuevas is the #2 seed … Cuevas is the #2 seed. (8) Gilles Muller VS Mikhail Youzhny – Gilles had a great week in Germany…

Mercedes Cup 2016: ATP Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD For a 250 Level Event, this Final 8 is Quite Strong [3] Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs. Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) H2H – Part of me wants to pick Youzhny based on surface experience and Thiem’s big swings not being ideal for grass. Still, Thiem is the percentage pick to win. [1] Roger Federer…

Mercedes Cup 2016: June 9th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [3] Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs. Sam Groth (AUS) H2H – I like Thiem, but his deep run in Paris may mean his grass court adjustments have not taken place yet.  This could be a huge opportunity for Groth. [1] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. Taylor Fritz(USA) 4-3 – to be completed (not before…

French Open 2016: May 23rd Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD For predictions regarding matches in progress, see this earlier post. Lukas Rosol (CZE) vs. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) [3] – Stan is the defending champion and has some momentum from winning Geneva.  Still, this is no easy first round match for a player who looked shaky on clay prior to Geneva. Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs….

Indian Wells 2016: March 11th ATP Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. Ivan Dodig (CRO) H2H – This Should be a fun one Vasek Pospisil (CAN) vs. [WC] Jared Donaldson (USA) H2H – Power makes the difference? Donald Young (USA) vs. Andreas Seppi (ITA) H2H – This could go either way, but Young tends to win some matches Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez…

US Open 2014: Day 1 Men’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD A Great Slate of Day Matches If you have tickets, they are truly valuable, and I envy you. Night Session Predictions at the Bottom 16 T. Robredo vs. E. Roger-Vasselin – This should be a good match, but Robredo’s fitness level makes him hard to beat in three out of five…

Halle and Queen’s Club Championship Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Queen’s Club Andy Murray vs. Marin Cilic – The Croatian is the defending champion so he has to have a shot here.  However, Murray is one of the 4 best players in the world for a reason.  Cilic certainly needs this win more as he has lost some of the momentum he gathered in…

Halle and Queen’s Club Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Queen’s Club Andy Murray vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – Tsonga does not perform well in semifinals (too soon).  This match could go either way, but Murray is the better player when he is 100%, and I would guess he is close to 100% right now. Marin Cilic vs. Lleyton Hewitt – I initially saw this as a Cilic…