WTA Madrid, Quarter-Final Snap Previews: Kuznetsova vs. Bouchard, Mladenovic vs. Cirstea

Thursday will be quarter-finals day at the 2017 Mutua Madrid Open with just three seeds remaining in what has been another wild week on the WTA tour. This post features two snap previews for quarter-final matches including Svetlana Kuznetsova vs. Eugenie Bouchard and Kristina Mladenovic vs. Sorana Cirstea. A Set Points post to round up Wednesday’s action…

Toronto and Montreal Semi-Final Predictions: Djokovic-Nadal, Li-Cirstea, Pospisil-Raonic

1. Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal (Montreal, SF) Novak Djokovic The highlight of Saturday’s line-up will see Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play each other on the hard courts for the first time since the 2012 Australian Open final.  Both players strolled into the semi-finals with straight set wins; Djokovic recovered from a lacklustre quarter-final…

ATP Montreal, WTA Toronto 2nd Round Predictions: Wozniacki-Cirstea, Paire-Wawrinka

1. Caroline Wozniacki v Sorana Cirstea (Toronto, R2) Caroline Wozniacki Aside from a run to the final at Indian Wells, 2013 has been largely forgettable for Caroline Wozniacki.  This will be her first match since Wimbledon where she slipped and suffered an injury on Black Wednesday, but kept fighting, before falling to to Petra Cetkovska…