Indian Wells 2017: March 10th WTA Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD [11] Johanna Konta (GBR) vs. Heather Watson (GBR) – 2 years ago this battle of the Brits might have been a 50-50 match in my eyes.  Right now, I think Konta is the clear favorite. [7] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) – Muguruza does not seem to have shaken off…

Where the WTA and ATP Tours are Likely to Go from Here

Ace Studios puts together great highlights Two Nostalgia Finals May Have Had Drawbacks The Women’s and Men’s singles finals at the Australian Open featured nostalgic rematches of many previous major finals.  There is a lot of upside to casual fans being able to plug in late in a tournament and feel invested in the result….

WTA Benefiting from Continuity

I wrote last year that 2011 was a good year for the WTA.  I felt this way because Petra Kvitova looked like she would be a contender for multiple years, Na Li helped tennis expand into a market of over 1 billion people, Sam Stosur added a Grand Slam champion to the great Aussie tradition,…