French Open 2020: Women’s Singles Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Iga SWIATEK (POL) vs [Q] Nadia PODOROSKA (ARG) – Don’t cry for me Argentina because I think the qualifier will use her powerful game to hit through slow conditions and reach this final. I expect the match to go deep into the 3rd set as both players are doing some impressive…

French Open 2020 – October 5th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe CHATRIER  [7] Petra KVITOVA (CZE) vs Shuai ZHANG (CHN) – Petra Kvitova can hit through these conditions. That makes this Roland Garros a potentially special moment in her already decorated career. [4] Sofia KENIN (USA) vs Fiona FERRO (FRA) – The Australian Open champion is in a nice spot to make…

US Open 2020: September 6th Women’s Singles Predictions

Arthur Ashe Stadium (Noon start) [8] Petra Martic (CRO) vs. [23] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) – Maybe a small upset … [4] Naomi Osaka (JPN) vs. [14] Anett Kontaveit (EST) (late night) – Osaka seems likely to reach the final. Louis Armstrong Stadium (11 a.m.) [17] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. [28] Jennifer Brady (USA) – Already underway, but I would have picked Kerber had I posted this…

US Open 2020 August 31st Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Note – I do my picks quickly to see if my gut instinct is generally on target or not.  I have never bet on tennis.  I will never bet on tennis. ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM Play starts at 12 noon Karolina PLISKOVA (CZE) [1] v Anhelina KALININA (UKR) Evening session begins at…

Wimbledon 2019: July 6th Tweets

Oh hi there Andy & Serena 👋 #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/YTlK7skecz — Anna Doble (@annadoble) July 6, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js A truly unique #Wimbledon moment Get ready for @andy_murray x @serenawilliams 🤩 pic.twitter.com/1MH3UrUqnl — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 6, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js some great shots of the net exchange we've got today pic.twitter.com/LOluJtgve4 — isidora (@inspiredbyrafa) July 6, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js…

Kvitova vs. Osaka Could Be Awesome

Petra Kvitova vs. Naomi Osaka I watched Naomi Osaka take apart Madison Keys in the 2018 US Open semifinal.  It became clear to me that Osaka could hit with power like many on tour and could also scramble and play defense and could also counter-punch turning defense to offense.  At the conclusion of the match,…

Petra Kvitova Grabs a 2nd 2018 Title and Returns to the Top 10

Thirteen consecutive wins? ✅ Back-to-back titles? ✅ First Premier 5 🏆 since 2016? ✅ Four Top 10 (including three Top 4) victories? ✅ Return to the Top 10? ✅@Petra_Kvitova has had a pretty impressive week at @QatarTennis! HIGHLIGHTS–> https://t.co/hpA67GClnn pic.twitter.com/6IlkITwJCN — WTA (@WTA) February 18, 2018 The above numbers are beyond impressive.  Kvitova returning to…

Australian Open 2018: Day 2 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [6] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) – Pliskova has all of the qualities of a Grand Slam Champion, can being seeded 6th help her cause? [1] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [WC] Destanee Aiava (AUS) – Halep has handled the #1 ranking reasonably well, but a 1st major would give her…