WTA Italian Open Final Prediction: Johanna Konta vs Karolina Pliskova

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A stellar field of 56 has been whittled down to two. It’s been an exciting week at Foro Italico. Marathon matches played on Thursday, thanks to Wednesday’s rain out. Top seeds eliminated. Two top contenders out of competition with injury. And, now there are two. Here’s a look at Johanna Konta’s and Karolina Pliskova’s quest […] READ MORE



WTA Italian Open Quarterfinal Predictions – Including Naomi Osaka vs Kiki Bertens

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The brilliant field of 56 has been reduced. We’re down to the final eight. Today, we watched some of the seeds fall. Gone are Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Ash Barty. Here’s a look at the four quarterfinal matches and picks for who’ll make it to the semifinals. WTA Italian Open Quarterfinal Predictions […] READ MORE


Serena Williams Withdraws from Italian Open with Lingering Knee Injury

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The highly anticipated meet-up between Venus and Serena Williams in the second round of the Italian Open is not to be. The tournament announced that Serena Williams has withdrawn from Rome with a lingering knee injury. The tournament has provided no other information. The extent of Williams’ injury is unknown. In her opening round, Williams […] READ MORE


WTA Italian Open Day 3 Predictions – Including Johanna Konta vs Sloane Stephens

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Few players capture tennis enthusiasts’ attention more than Venus and Serena Williams. But, the much-anticipated second round match between the sisters is not to be. Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Italian Open. While Serena hasn’t withdrawn from Roland Garros, it remains to be seen if her knee will allow her to compete. So, shake […] READ MORE



WTA Italian Open Day 1 Predictions – Including Serena Williams vs Rebecca Peterson

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The WTA tour begins main draw play at the Internazionali BNL D’Italia, frequently referred to as the Italian Open, on Monday. Yet, the qualifying rounds had all the panache of a main draw third-round event. Young American rising star Amanda Anisimova didn’t make the cut as she fell in straight sets to France’s Kristina Mladenovic. […] READ MORE