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….

US Open 2017: August 30th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM (11 a.m. start) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) vs Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) – Bouchard will need to win another match or two before I begin to believe again. Timea Babos (HUN) vs. [WC] Maria Sharapova (RUS) – The controversial one assumes the draw of the #2 seed. [9] Venus Williams (USA) vs. Océane Dodin…

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza Championship Prediction

A wonderful sight. 2017 #Wimbledon finalist @Venuseswilliams just can’t stop smiling 😄 pic.twitter.com/gwy3dj883q — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 13, 2017 Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza Garbine Muguruza found herself in this same position in 2015.  She played well and pushed Serena Williams when Serena was trying to close out each set.  A lot has happened since…

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams Ascending

Venus is sometimes called the Morning Star or the Evening Star by stargazers.  Venus Williams shined in the dawn of her career and continues to shine at 37 years of age.   I have not made up my mind who I think will win tomorrow when Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza faceoff for the Wimbledon…

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams vs. Johanna Konta Semifinal Prediction

Johanna Konta – strong message to any your sportswoman / man 💪🏽 pic.twitter.com/6n7HuhKMX1 — Michael Hamilton (@mikehamilton_14) July 11, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Venus Williams vs. Johanna Konta This match feels like the main event as compared to the other semifinal.  Venus Williams has won 5 Wimbledon singles titles, has been a 3 time Wimbledon runner-up, has…

French Open 2017: June 4th Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Philippe-Chatrier Court (11 a.m. start) [8] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs [11] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) – This is a tricky match to predict.  I am not sure where either player produces enough pressure to break the other down.  I think Kuznetsova has more firepower and winning experience in Paris, but she is…

French Open 2017: June 2nd Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD   Court Philippe-Chatrier (11 a.m. start) [4] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs [27]Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) – The defending champion seems to have found an ideal time for shaking off a 52 week hangover from winning the 2016 French Open. Venus came close in 2002 – could 2017 be the year? [10] Venus…

French Open 2017: May 31st Women’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Venus Williams (USA) [10] vs. Kurumi Nara (JPN) – If Venus can keep her error count down, this should be pretty straight forward. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) [4] vs. Anett Kontaveit (EST) – See above Sara Errani (ITA) vs. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) [13] – This could go deep into a 3rd set. Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) vs. Petra Kvitova (CZE) [15] – Fans…

French Open 2017: May 28th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Julia Boserup (USA) vs. Petra Kvitova (CZE) [15] – I fully admit that my heart is picking this win.  I hope she has a full return to tennis. Angelique Kerber (GER) [1]vs. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) – This is an awful draw for both players.  Kerber is struggling as the world #1 after her awesome…

Miami Open 2017: March 30th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Thursday, March 30, 2017 Order of play Stadium (1 p.m. start) [2] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [12] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) – I think this match will be a war between one who wants to hit big and dictate and one who wants to counter punch.  I think Wozniacki’s results will keep…

Miami Open 2017: March 24th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Stadium (11 a.m. start) [3] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. Naomi Osaka (JPN) – Halep’s post Rogers Cup results have not been great.  This could be a good place to turn around recent trends. [1] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) –  Kerber should win, but I am not seeing the…