Vienna 2017: Championship Prediction – Tsonga vs. Pouille

[8] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs Lucas Pouille (FRA) Each man stands to gain a pretty big trophy with a win plus 500 ranking points.  The runner-up will still grab 300 points.  This should be a great match with Pouille having more variety and youth while Tsonga can be overwhelming on an indoor court and has much more experience.  A guy…

Vienna 2017: Quarterfinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Kyle Edmund (GBR) vs. Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) – Edmund has developed into a really solid tour player.  I think he grabs a win. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) – Kohklschreiber is having a vintage week in Vienna. Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs. Lucas Pouille (FRA) – This is a match featuring two of the best shot-makers on…

Vienna 2017: October 25th Predictions

  Predicted Winners in BOLD Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs. [Q] Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) – Kohlschreiber should have some momentum after his win over Isner. Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) – Fognini has the higher ceiling but also has the lower floor. [8] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. Karen Khachanov (RUS) – Tsonga has some momentum after last week. [1] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. Gilles Simon (FRA) – Simon will…

Vienna 2017: October 24th Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD David Ferrer (ESP) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) – This might be a bad pick, but I think the surface favors Edmund. [7] Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs. [Q] Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) – Mr. Anderson is aiming toward the O2 in London. Lucas Pouille (FRA) vs. [WC] Sebastian Ofner (AUT) – Pouille could be a big player in 2018. [2] Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs. Andrey Rublev (RUS) –…

Tsonga and Cilic Win

A Quick Post  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga improves his chances of playing the Year End Championships/Masters Cup/ATP World Championships/Masters (could they stick with one name?).  He defeated Juan Martin del Potro 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 in Vienna.  I was pulling for Delpo, but Tsonga has had a really strong year since his Queen’s Club runner-up finish.  Delpo has…