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….

Wimbledon 2016: Day 6 Ladies’ Singles Predictions

Can Kvitova and Bouchard overcome my predictions? Predicted Winners in BOLD For more details on some of these matches see my Day 5 Predictions [5] Simona Halep (ROU) v [26] Kiki Bertens (NED) – I think Halep will win, but she has not (yet?) become as consistent as I thought she would. [9] Madison Keys (USA) …

Wimbledon 2016: Day 5 Ladies’ Singles Predictions

Better days for each player? Predicted Winners in BOLD 3 Former Champions w/ 13 Total Singles Titles in Action on the Ladies Side of the Draw Serena Williams (USA) [1] v Christina McHale (USA) – Serena will win, but McHale will likely make one set pretty interesting.  Venus Williams (USA) [8] v Daria Kasatkina (RUS) [29] – I am not…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 3 Ladies’ Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Some of these are the same matches I picked yesterday so my brief analysis has been truncated even further [3] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) v Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) – Aga has good feel for grass and it may help her hold serve more easily as well. [16] Johanna Konta (GBR) v Monica…

Wimbledon 2016: Day 1 Ladies’ Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [2] Garbine Muguruza (ESP) vs Camila Giorgi (ITA) – Post-slam letdowns can happen.  Muguruza also has a lot of points to defend.  A loss here would surprise but not shock me.  Still, she should win. [8]Venus Williams (USA) vs Donna Vekic (CRO) – Venus generally plays better at Wimbledon than anywhere…

French Open 2016: May 23rd Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD For Predictions on Match Completions See This Earlier Post Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) vs. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) [2] – Aga should win, but she is not facing an unknown. Alize Cornet (FRA) vs. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) – Should be a fun match, but I think Cornet is more dangerous. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) vs. Garbine Muguruza (ESP) [4]…

Rome 2016: May 10th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) – I think JJ wins this match, but I’d prefer to be wrong. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) – Serena will enter Paris as a bit of an enigma, but a strong showing in Rome may evaporate some of the mystery. Daria Gavrilova…

Australian Open 2016: Day 4 Women’s Predicitons

The Wizard of Oz? Predicted Winners in BOLD Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) vs. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) [20] – Ivanovic is generally solid in these first week matches.  It is the second week where issues have arisen for her. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) vs. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) [3] – Garbine has a chance to do serious damage given the upsets that rocked round…

US Open 2015: September 7th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Happy Labor Day to My Readers in the US Vika put on an instant classic vs. Kerber Varvara Lepchenko (USA) vs. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [20] – Vika seems to be on a mission to challenge Serena once again at a major.  I think Lepchenko is a talent who is capable of winning this…

US Open 2015: September 5th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Petra Kvitova (CZE) [5] vs. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) [32] – I don’t think this is an obvious win for Petra.  However, she is the favorite especially since winning in Connecticut. Could Kerber be part of another 2015 instant classic? Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [20] vs. Angelique Kerber (GER) [11] – Match of the day alert!…