The First Louisville Hit for Puerto Rico is in the Books

Here is how you can have a hit for Puerto Rico: Hit with a Friend Make a Donation to a Puerto Rican Relief Effort Share Your Story with me at Tennis Abides and/or @danmartintennis on twitter My father and I hit at George Rogers Clark Park in Louisville, KY today.  We jointly made a $50…

Tennis Abides Community: Help Launch a Hit for Puerto Rico

@MonicaAce93 @rogerfederer @andyroddick – The Hit for Haiti was such a success. I hope tennis acts when and how it can for Puerto Rico! — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) September 28, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I’d be down to help !! https://t.co/9bckeDHhWR — andyroddick (@andyroddick) September 28, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Andy Roddick said he’d be down to help if…

US Open 2016: August 29th Women’s Predictions

#Tennis U.S. Open a chance for Monica Puig to prove Olympic gold was … https://t.co/Btjxxn6shY pic.twitter.com/cSSPlZTIu6 — Tennis daily post (@epeaktennis) August 28, 2016   Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Roberta Vinci (ITA) vs. Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) – I do not see a repeat trip to the championship match, but Vinci should win this match….

Rio Olympic Tennis: Kerber vs. Puig & Kvitova vs. Keys Predictions

Gold Medal Match: Angelique Kerber vs. Monica Puig Angelique Kerber has had an unforgettable year even with a patchy clay court season.  She is 2 sets away from adding a gold medal to her Australian Open title and Wimbledon runner-up 2016 results.  Monica Puig has pulled upset after upset to reach the gold medal round….

Rio Olympic Tennis: Women’s Semifinal Predictions

Czech Republic’s @Petra_Kvitova moves into #Rio2016 Semifinals with 6-2, 6-0 win over Svitolina! Plays Puig next! pic.twitter.com/o0VUvPQSYy — WTA (@WTA) August 11, 2016   Predicted Winners in BOLD Petra Kvitova vs. Monica Puig – Monica Puig keeps pulling upsets, but I think if Petra Kvitova has a good day she should win.  Kvitova has easy…

Rio Olympic Tennis: Women’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Each of these winners is assured of at least a bronze medal KEYS Madison vs. KASATKINA Daria – Madison Keys may have a 1996 Lindsay Davenport vibe at these games.  Keys should win this match and advance to the medal rounds. Elina Svitolina #UKR has defeated Olympic defending champion Serena Williams…

Rio Olympic Tennis: August 9th Women’s Singles Predictions

#USA @serenawilliams‘ quest for a 5th #gold medal continues! 🏅 pic.twitter.com/IPLP6NiJNF — Tennis Photos (@tennis_photos) August 9, 2016 Predicted Winners in BOLD KEYS Madison vs.  SUAREZ NAVARRO Carla – Keys will need to handle CSN’s backhand and variety, but I think if both are playing well Keys is the better player. WILLIAMS Serena vs. SVITOLINA Elina…

Rio Olympic Tennis: August 8th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD KVITOVA Petra vs. WOZNIACKI Caroline – This should be a fun match.  It is also unpredictable given how many bad losses each of them have had in 2016.  I think Petra should win due to the slow court and her ability to hit through it. BOUCHARD Eugenie vs. KERBER Angelique – The…

Rio Olympic Tennis: August 7th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD WILLIAMS Serena vs. GAVRILOVA Daria – The surface is slow and Serena is facing a fast young player.  That could cause some problems.  I think Venus’ loss will have Serena even more focused for this match as well as her doubles match with Venus today.  So long as Serena doesn’t drown…