US Open

Paula Badosa
Pablo Mosquera - Aug 31, 2021

Paula Badosa, a New Yorker by birth, is in the midst of a career season. At 33 wins and just 13 losses, the Spaniard is currently No. 25 in the Race to Shenzhen and has won at least three matches at Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics and Cincinnati. While these results should inspire loads of […]


Holger Rune
David Gertler - Aug 30, 2021

Holger Rune looked to the mostly-empty stands, screaming and clenching his fist. It was the end of what was a very tough journey for the 18 year-old rising star from Denmark. Rune had just beaten Germany’s Mats Moraing 6-4 3-6 6-3 to qualify for the US Open. It broke a streak of 17 sets in-a-row […]

Denis Shapovalov Barcelona
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

Tuesday at the 2021 US Open features Canada’s Denis Shapovalov and American Reilly Opelka on the match card. Steen Kirby and Yesh Ginsburg offer all their predictions for the day’s action. Denis Shapovalov vs Federico Delbonis Embed from Getty Images Yesh: Shapovalov has not been at his best recently, but he does well on bigger […]

Lloyd Harris Citi Open
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

US Open day 2 features American players like Sam Querrey, Ernesto Escobedo, and Tommy Paul on the match card. Our panelists Steen Kirby and Yesh Ginsburg offer their predictions for all of the action in New York City. Sam Querrey vs Alexander Zverev Embed from Getty Images Yesh: Sam Querrey didn’t quite pull off his […]

Novak Djokovic Olympics Tokyo 2020 Backhand
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

US Open favorite Novak Djokovic starts his tournament against Holger Rune. We have predictions for all of the Tuesday matches at the US Open, with panelist predictions from Steen Kirby and Yesh Ginsburg. Novak Djokovic vs Holger Rune Embed from Getty Images Yesh: Can anyone stop Novak Djokovic? That’s the question of this year’s US […]

Jannik Sinner 2021 French Open
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

Jannik Sinner and Mikael Ymer are two of the talented players in action on day 2 at the US Open in New York City. Steen Kirby, Anish Joshi, and Yesh Ginsburg offer their predictions for all of the Tuesday matches. Maxime Cressy vs Pablo Carreno Busta Embed from Getty Images Yesh: Maxime Cressy is one […]

Taylor Fritz Wimbledon 2021
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

Taylor Fritz and Denis Kudla serve it up on day 2 of the US Open as both Americans look for opening round match wins in New York City. Yesh Ginsburg and Steen Kirby offer predictions for all day 2 matches. Taylor Fritz vs Alex de Minaur Embed from Getty Images Yesh: This is a great […]

Fabio Fognini Marbella
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

Fabio Fognini and Kei Nishikori are among the veteran ATP players in action on day 2 of the US Open in New York, our panelists Steen Kirby, Anish Joshi, and Yesh Ginsburg offer predictions for all of the day 2 matches. Fabio Fognini vs Vasek Pospisil Embed from Getty Images Yesh: Fognini has been quiet […]

Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini starts his 2021 US Open campaign against Jeremy Chardy, Gael Monfils also takes to the court. Yesh Ginsburg, Anish Joshi, and Steen Kirby offer their predictions for every day 2 match. Gael Monfils vs Federico Coria Embed from Getty Images Yesh: Gael Monfils had a disastrous year following the pandemic break. […]

Ilya Ivashka in action ahead of the ATP Washington Open.
Steen Kirby - Aug 30, 2021

Mackenzie McDonald vs David Goffin and Tennys Sandgren vs Ilya Ivashka are two matches worth tuning in for at the US Open on day 2. Steen Kirby, Anish Joshi, and Yesh Ginsburg offer predictions for all of the matches on Tuesday. Mackenzie McDonald vs David Goffin Embed from Getty Images Yesh: McDonald has had a […]

Novak Djokovic 2019 US Open
Amy Lundy - Aug 30, 2021

Official Grand Slam data analysis partner IBM has skeptically graded the chances of Novak Djokovic to win the 2021 US Open. Heading into the tournament, “Power Rankings” on the US Open website have put 20-time Grand Slam Champion Djokovic as only the #2 favorite to win. At this stage, IBM Watson has picked current World […]

Andy Murray US Open 2021
Steen Kirby - Aug 29, 2021

Two of the ATP Tour’s most beloved veterans, Feliciano Lopez and Andy Murray, play their round 1 matches at the US Open on Monday. With Murray in a big time match against Stefanos Tsitsipas, a potential US Open Champion. Our panelists Damian Kust, Yesh Ginsburg, and Jim Smith offer predictions for all the matches. Feliciano […]

Steen Kirby - Aug 29, 2021

Tennis fans will be hyped for the Nick Kyrgios vs Roberto Bautista Agut match on day 1 of the US Open in New York. Our panelists Jim Smith, Yesh Ginsburg, and Damian Kust offer all their predictions for the first day of play. Jiri Vesely vs Kevin Anderson Embed from Getty Images Jim: Kevin Anderson […]

Daniil Medvedev Toronto 2021
Steen Kirby - Aug 29, 2021

Richard Gasquet will look to pull off a miracle upset of potential US Open champion Daniil Medvedev (a finalist in 2019). Our panel of Yesh Ginsburg, Jim Smith, and Damian Kust offer all their predictions for day 1 action in New York City. Peter Gojowczyk vs Ugo Humbert Embed from Getty Images Damian: Someone who […]

Frances Tiafoe ATP Queens 2021
Steen Kirby - Aug 29, 2021

Day 1 at the US Open features an All-American battle between Frances Tiafoe and Christopher Eubanks. Our panelists Jim Smith, Yesh Ginsburg and Damian Kust are on hand to offer all their predictions for Monday’s Grand Slam tennis action. Thiago Monteiro vs Dan Evans Embed from Getty Images Damian: Evans has had a string of […]

Filip Krajinovic
Steen Kirby - Aug 29, 2021

It’s a great opportunity to earn ranking points and money with a round 1 win at the US Open on Monday, Filip Krajinovic is among the players looking to take advantage as Steen Kirby, Yesh Ginsburg, Jim Smith, and Damian Kust offer all their predictions for the Grand Slam tennis in New York. Dusan Lajovic […]



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Nick Kyrgios Citi Open 2022
Wesley Heilman - Aug 29, 2021

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Elena Rybakina 2022 French Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Aug 29, 2021

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Iga Swiatek French Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Aug 29, 2021

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Andy Murray in action at the ATP Cincinnati Open.
Anish Joshi - Aug 29, 2021

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Daniil Medvedev in action at the Australian Open.
Manuel Traquete - Aug 29, 2021

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