US Open – Laura Robson beats Li Na!!!

Yes Laura!!!!!!!! Laura Robson produced another incredible performance to topple Li Na, 6-4 6-7 6-2 and make the second week of the US Open, which is the first time a British women has made the 4th round of a Grand Slam since 1998.  She has also claimed her first ever top 10 win.  I did…

US Open: Mens 2nd Round Predictions for Day 5

The Top 4 for Day 5 Andy Roddick 1. Andy Roddick v Bernard Tomic Andy Roddick has an intriguing match with Bernard Tomic in the pick of the second round matches.  Roddick enjoyed a straight sets opener and his draw has rather opened up with Juan Monaco departing in round one.  Tomic appears to have…

US Open: 2nd Round Predictions for Day 4

The Top 3 on Day 4 Angelique Kerber 1. Angelique Kerber v Venus Williams The US Open should really kick into gear with day 4’s highlight match between Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber.  Kerber has had an terrific year as I have mentioned in a number of my blogs this year! This has included two…

US Open: 1st/2nd Round Predictions for Day 3

The Top 3 on Day 3 Kim Clijsters 1. David Ferrer v Kevin Anderson David Ferrer opens up his US Open campaign on Wednesday with one of the trickier first rounders against the big serving, Kevin Anderson.  The South African has lost some form recently but remains a threat on his favoured hard court surface. …

US Open: 1st Round Predictions for Day 2

The Top 3 on Day 2 1. Francesca Schiavone v Sloane Stephens The most interesting of the womens matches for tomorrow will see Francesca Schiavone take on the up-and-coming American, Sloane Stephens.  Stephens has had some solid results lately, most notably at the Grand Slams with a 4th round showing at Roland Garros and 3rd…

US Open: 1st Round Predictions for Day 1

The Top 3 on Day 1 Sorana Cirstea 1. Sabine Lisicki v Sorana Cirstea The match on the womens schedule that gave me the most bother in predicting was the one between Cirstea and Lisicki which is first up on court 13.  Both players are known for their streakiness and this match-up has three sets…