Petra Kvitova Attacked

I have no special words and do not know any details beyond what has been reported regarding Petra Kvitova being attacked during a home robbery and sustaining injuries. Petra Kvitova underwent hand surgery after this attack. I hope the tennis world rallies around her.  Focus on the sport of tennis can wax and wane due…

Czech Dynasty in Federation Cup

Pliskova dug deeeeep Despite Caroline Garcia’s warrior performance on the part of France, the Czech Republic just claimed its 5th Federation Cup title in a 6 year period!  That is remarkable even if I am not the first voice to push Federation and Davis Cup results in this era of incredibly globalized tennis.  These 5…

US Open 2016: August 31st Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [14] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) – I think Petra is good for this round as well. [9] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) – Which career would you prefer?  Kuznetsova has won 2 majors in singles while Wozniacki spent many weeks ranked #1 with no major titles….

US Open 2016: August 29th Women’s Predictions

#Tennis U.S. Open a chance for Monica Puig to prove Olympic gold was … — 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! — 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…