US Open 2015: August 31st Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD in a Big First Day of Action Serena enters the #USOpen at the top of her game, ready to make history. It’s hers to lose: http://t.co/fsXlmN01Sz pic.twitter.com/yDuycVt0rI — SI Tennis (@SI_Tennis) August 27, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) vs. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) [7] – I am going to open things up by picking…

Wimbledon 2015: July 2nd Ladies’ Singles Predictions

“When I start to play, I was kind of smashing the serves. It was a good sign” – @Petra_Kvitova #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/hK3i1eyNUf — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) June 30, 2015 Predicted Winners in BOLD [18] Sabine Lisicki (GER) v Christina McHale (USA) – If this were on a slower surface, I would consider taking McHale as she competes…

French Open 2015: May 28th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [5] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) vs Julia Goerges (GER) – An upset would surprise but not shock me in this match. Danka Kovinic (MNE) vs. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) – Home court edge [4] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. Silvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) – If Petra can play close to her best level, she is…

Madrid 2015: Championship Prediction Kuznetsova vs. Kvitova

Svetlona Kuznetsova vs. Petra Kvitova: An Unexpected Final In this corner Raise your hand if you had these two in the final?  Kuznetsova won the 2009 French Open and was runner-up at Roland Garros in 2006.  Kuznetsova may be a good bet for the International Tennis Hall of Fame when she retires if one adds her…

Madrid 2015: May 7th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD These are a bit later than usual, but I am under the weather. Manolo Santana (11 a.m. start) [3] Maria Sharapova (RUS) vs [5] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) – Already in progress so no prediction [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs [10] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) – This match should be a good measuring…

US Open 2014: Day 2 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD I am fading so I won’t say much, but just make my picks. [8] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) vs. Alison Riske (USA) – This is a terrible draw for AI, but I think she will win in a close match. [3] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) – Petra has had…

Australian Open Day 10 Women’s Picks

Predicted Winners in BOLD Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1] v Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) – Kuznetsova has a chance.  Still, the defending champion and world #1 has a method for ceasing to be an afterthought – beat people.  I think Vika wins in 2 tight sets. Serena Williams (USA) [3] v Sloane Stephens (USA) [29] – Great…