US Open 2020: Women’s Final Preview and Prediction

Victoria Azarenka vs. Naomi Osaka This match pits two players against one another who have each won two majors and held the #1 ranking. It should be an outstanding match to watch because both players move exceptionally well. Points will not be easily won. Azarenka’s Chances Coming into the match Victoria Azarenka has all of…

US Open 2020: Women’s Semifinal Predictions

  Predicted Winners in BOLD N. Osaka (4)J. Brady (28) – Jennifer Brady has played outstanding tennis since the start of the Lexington Event (My Old Kentucky Home!).  Still, Naomi Osaka possesses a unique blend of great defensive tennis, an ability to dictate play, and an ability to shift from defending to dictating after one…

US Open 2020 Women’s Singles Final Four Prediction

Top Half of the Draw: Angelique Kerber vs. Naomi Osaka Bottom Half of the Draw: Serena Williams vs. Victoria Azarenka Naomi Osaka d. Serena Williams to take her 3rd major title and 2nd US Open title in 3 years  

Wimbledon 2019: July 5th Match of the Day – Halep vs. Azarenka

Simona Halep vs. Victoria Azarenka These players share really good mobility on court.  Vika is a bit more error prone than Halep, but she also has a bigger game.   On a hard court, I’d give Azarenka the edge.  On a clay court, I’d give Halep the edge.  These two former world #1s and major champions…

Quick Hits – Azarenka Missing Wimbledon 2016

Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from #Wimbledon due to a knee injury. Get well soon, @vika7. pic.twitter.com/Zkt8m36aLJ — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) June 23, 2016 Victoria Azarenka showed a lot of fight in 2015 and was willing to compete with Serena Williams even if she came up on the losing end of a number of tough 3 set…

French Open 2016: May 25th Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Rain makes some of these picks feel like Groundhog Day [3] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Kiki Bertens (NED) – If Kerber is not still in her Grand Slam hangover, she should win.  If not, it may be a quick trip to Paris. [1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) –…

Rome 2016: May 11th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [7] Roberta Vinci (ITA) vs. Johanna Konta (GBR) – This should be a close match. [5] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. Madison Keys (USA) – Petra is so hard to predict.  I have no idea as Keys could beat her, but on clay I like Petra a little more. [3] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs….

Madrid 2016: May 4th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD This is a nice slate of matches [6] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [10] Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) – I am torn on this one.  If Simona is on the road back, she likely wins.  I need to see it to believe it though. [8] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) vs. Samantha Stosur (AUS) –…