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Showing posts with label Karolina Pliskova. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Karolina Pliskova. Show all posts

Sunday, September 01, 2019

US Open 2019 Women's Singles Round of 16 Picks, Bottom Half

US Open 2019 Third Round Picks, RESULTS
Top Half: 5 Wins; 3 Losses

Bottom Half: 7 Wins; 1 Losses

9 Players Ranked/Seeded in the Top 16
14 Players Ranked/Seeded in the Top 32
1 Player with a Wild Card
1 Player with a Qualifier Bid

Of the 16 remaining players, I picked 9 of them to reach this round, with 6 of them being in this bottom half of the draw.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Wimbledon 2019 Women's Predictions for the Semifinals

Everyone gets nervous. We saw a bit of that in the last round for these four players who have qualified to play in the Semifinals. Whereas Serena's nervousness came in the second set after winning the first, the other three players got off to slow first sets before overcoming being down a break to win the first set. All three won in two sets while Serena won in three sets.

Saturday, July 06, 2019

Wimbledon 2019 Women's Predictions for the 4th Round (Round of 16)

Most of these match-ups can be broken into two components: Expected and Surprise.

Ten out of the 16 players were seeded, with 6 of them in the Top 16.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

WTA Finals 2016 Singapore

Since the US Open ended six weeks ago, WTA players have been on the “Asian Swing”, the Road to Singapore. These six weeks of tournaments make up the end of their ten-month season and lead to the WTA Finals Singapore.

Unlike other WTA tournaments, Singapore is not single-elimination, but a round-robin for two groups of four Singles players. Each player plays three matches, and the top two players in each group face off against the other group in two semi-final matches and an eventual championship match.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

WTA US OPEN 2016 Finals Wrap-up

Angelique Kerber captured the world #1 ranking on her way to her second grand slam title and first US OPEN championship. She did it while only dropping one set in seven matches. That lone set loss came in the Finals against Karolina Pliskova, who defeated Serena Williams in the Semifinals. Pliskova had beaten Kerber the previous week to win the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Sunday, September 04, 2016

My WTA US OPEN 2016 - Finals Pick, BRACKET TWO

3 A. Radwanska – I had Aga reaching here and losing to Timea Bacsinszky, the second biggest disappointment of the tournament. She wins this round and likely faces Venus Williams. Depending on who has the tougher match this round, I could see Radwanska reaching the Semis.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

My WTA US OPEN 2016 - 4th Round Picks, Bracket Two

4 A. Radwanska
15 T. Bacsinszky
K. Mladenovic
6 V. Williams

4 A. Radwanska should push through with no problems, but it would be interesting to see what happens if E. Bouchard is her third round opponent, only because Bouchard is at that point where she needs to put up or...