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. […]

Shanghai Masters previews and predictions

October 9, 2016 66

The race for the year-end No. 1 ranking is not over yet, and it will really be on if Andy Murray can triumph at this week’s Shanghai Rolex Masters. Murray has won four of his last six tournaments after lifting the trophy at the China Open. Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, has struggled both physically and mentally since the start of Wimbledon. […]

Beijing and Tokyo previews and predictions

October 2, 2016 22

The Grand Slam season may be over, but the pace will pick up again with the onset of two 500-point tournaments. Nine of the top 11 players in the race to the World Tour Finals are in action this week, and all 11 would have been if not for injuries to U.S. Open finalists Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka. […]

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