Miami Masters preview and predictions

March 22, 2017 204

The Miami Open–first place included–should be even more up for grabs than Indian Wells, especially with Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic out due to elbow injuries. That means Indian Wells runner-up Stan Wawrinka is the No. 1 seed ahead of Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic, and Roger Federer. […]

Indian Wells full tournament preview and predictions

March 9, 2017 80

There’s a tournament within a tournament this fortnight in Indian Wells. The bottom quarter of the BNP Paribas Open draw (which includes Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer) is stronger by itself than the entirety of any 500-point event on the whole tennis calendar. […]

Dubai, Acapulco, and Sao Paulo previews and predictions

February 27, 2017 46

Outside of Grand Slams, it does not get any bigger than the next five weeks on the ATP World Tour. Prior to Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami, top players will be fine-tuning their games in Dubai and Acapulco…and to a much lesser extent in Sao Paulo. […]

2017 Australian Open Open draw analysis

January 14, 2017 56

The Australian Open draw could have gone haywire based on where some of the best players in the world were seeded. Everyone knows to whom that statement refers. Rafael Nadal heads into Melbourne as the No. 9 seed, while Roger Federer is all the way down at 17th. […]

Sydney and Auckland previews and predictions

January 7, 2017 6

Dominic Thiem headlines the Sydney field as the No. 1 seed, while Roberto Bautista Agut, John Isner, and David Ferrer are among those taking the court in Auckland. The two 250-point tournaments provide players with a final opportunity to fine-tune their games for the Australian Open. […]

Brisbane, Doha, and Chennai previews and predictions

January 1, 2017 6

A new year is here and with it comes a new tennis season. Many fans will be hoping that the old Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal return to the scene, healthy and rejuvenated. Whereas Federer is fine-tuning his game at the Hopman Cup, Nadal has a chance to make an early statement in Brisbane. […]

Paris Masters previews and predictions

October 31, 2016 32

There could be a changing of the guard at this week’s Masters 1000 event in Parcis-Bercy. That’s right; Andy Murray finally has a chance to become the No. 1 player in the world. Murray, who has won six of his last eight tournaments, will overtake Novak Djokovic at the top spot if the second-ranked Scot captures the Paris title and beats someone other than Djokovic in the final. […]

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