US Open 2017: September 5th Men’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Be Honest, Who Had One of These 4 in the Final? ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (Noon start) [12] Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) vs [29] Diego Schwartzman (ARG)  – An all-Argentine and an all-Spanish final is possible.  I have doubted Schwartzman at every turn so in a kiss of death, I am picking him to win this match. [17] Sam…

US Open 2017: September 5th Women’s Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD One of these 4 Women Will be in the Final ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (Noon start) Sloane Stephens’ WTA ranking just jumped 874 spots in 28 days. Talk about a good month. pic.twitter.com/OKRirm5gFF — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 3, 2017 [16] Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) vs [PR] Sloane Stephens (USA) – Sloane Stephens has had a strong summer with…

US Open 2017: Labor Day Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m.) [1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) – Rafa has looked a bit vulnerable, but it is hard for me to see Dolgopolov winning 3 sets in this match. [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs [33] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) (7 p.m.) – Did Federer win on Saturday due to Lopez not having a great return of serve…

US Open 2017: Labor Day Women’s Singles Predictions

Happy with winning a competitively fought 2nd Round match! Looking forward to my 3rd round match and continuing my 2017 US Open journey! pic.twitter.com/eGC8fy3dEb — Karolina Pliskova (@KaPliskova) August 31, 2017 Predicted Winners in BOLD ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m.) [1] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs Jennifer Brady (USA) – The world #1 has flown under the radar, but she…

US Open 2017: September 3rd Men’s Singles Predictions

One of these Men Will Be in the Final Predicted Winners in BOLD D. Shapovalov vs. 12 P. Carreño Busta – Based on firepower, I like Shapovalov, but PCB is no slouch.  This should be an excellent match. 16 L. Pouille vs. 29 D. Schwartzman – I think Pouille can navigate this match and perhaps…

US Open 2017: September 3rd Women’s Singles Predictions

Quarterfinal Spots are on the Line Predicted Winners in BOLD 30 J. Görges vs. S. Stephens – Stephens has had a really solid summer.  I think that continues with a mild upset. 16 A. Sevastova vs. M. Sharapova – Sharapova is among the favorites at this point.  Scheduling controversies and comments by current and former…

US Open 2017: September 2nd Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 am. start) [1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs [LL] Leonardo Mayer (ARG) – I expect some good rallies, but Mayer won’t hurt Nadal often enough to do much in terms of scoreboard pressure. [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs [31] Feliciano Lopez (ESP) – I am half-tempted to take Lopez. Federer has looked off for two matches.  I don’t…

US Open 2017: September 2nd Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start) [1] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs [27] Shuai Zhang (CHN) – Pliskova is perhaps going to fly under the radar as the #1 seed. [10] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) vs [20] CoCo Vandeweghe (USA) – I learned a lot in doubting CoCo. [15] Madison Keys (USA) vs [17] Elena Vesnina (RUS) – This should be fun. LOUIS ARMSTRONG STADIUM [12] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) vs Daria Kasatkina (RUS)…

US Open 2017: September 1st Men’s Singles Predictions

ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start) [Q] Denis Shapovalov (CAN) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) (not before 1 p.m.)  – On firepower, I like Shapovalov.  On experience, I like Kyle Edmund.  My gut is leaning toward the young Canadian. [10] John Isner (USA) vs [23] Mischa Zverev (GER) (7 p.m.) – I am not sure about how many service breaks we will see. LOUIS ARMSTRONG…

US Open 2017: September 1st Women’s Singles Predictions

ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start) [13] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs [18] Caroline Garcia (FRA) – I think Garcia will win this match in 3 sets, but if Petra gets rolling she could be on her way to her 3rd major titles. [9] Venus Williams (USA) vs Maria Sakkari (GRE) – Venus has a reasonable shot at reaching her 3rd major final of 2017….