WTA Carlsbad: Final Predictions

Dominika Cibulkova Lets take a look at what has happened over the past few days and towards todays finals: WTA Carlsbad: Three of the four quarter-finals in San Diego reached epic proportions in the soaring heat; Jelena Jankovic wasted two match points against Yung-Jan Chan, 6-7 7-6 7-5, Marion Bartoli survived Christina McHale, 7-5 4-6…

ATP Hamburg: Quarter-final predictions

Marin Cilic Here are some of my predictions for the numerous quarter-finals to be played out tomorrow: ATP Hamburg: A strong line-up has made the quarter-finals with the highlights being the first quarter-final between Kohlschreiber and Almagro and the all-German clash between Haas and Mayer. Predictions: Philipp Kohlschreiber to beat Nicolas Almagro in 3 sets…

San Diego Update

The 2nd round of action was completed on Tuesday and Wednesday in San Diego with the majority of top seeds progressing to the third round. The top 3 seeds all advanced in straight sets but were made to work hard. Vera Zvonareva overcame Jill Craybas, 6-4 7-5 in a rare WTA match that was dominated…

San Diego here we come!

Vera Zvonareva, Andrea Petkovic, Agnieszka Radwanska and Peng Shuai headline the WTA tournament in San Diego, which starts on Monday. The draw reminds me a little of the grass-court tournament in Birmingham but it is slightly stronger with more strength in depth across the line-up of seeds. The top eight seeds all have byes in…

WTA San Diego Preview

After Victoria Azarenka laid down her credentials for the US Open title with a fantastic 6-4 6-1 victory over Maria Sharapova in the Stanford final, we now move onto San Diego where Jelena Jankovic and Sam Stosur headline the event and receive byes into R2. The tournament is littered with high quality first round matches…