Maria Sharapova Set Trends

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Maria Sharapova was a style icon and announced her retirement, fittingly, in Vogue and Vanity Fair. But it was her playing style that really set trends in the sport of tennis. Ditching the traditional volley like yesterday’s fad, Sharapova’s treatment of choice on short balls was a ferocious swinging volley. Copycats followed suit. Now the […] READ MORE


Australian Open Day 8 Women’s Predictions Including Simona Halep vs Elise Mertens

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Day 8 at the Australian Open means that we are wrapping up the fourth round and setting the quarterfinals. There are four women’s matches on Monday, and we’re here to predict all of them for you. And yes, we also have predictions for the four men’s matches. Predicting today are Jim Smith, Andrew Watson, and […] READ MORE




Australian Open Day 2 Women’s Predictions Including Amanda Anisimova vs Zarina Diyas

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It’s Day 2 of the Australian Open! Assuming the weather cooperates, we’ll wrap up the first round on Tuesday in Melbourne. Who will win? In addition to our pre-tournament predictions, we’re trying to analyze as many individual matches as we can for you. Each set of predictions contains four matches. In addition to this set, […] READ MORE


Australian Open women’s seed report

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With Ashleigh Barty still holding down the top spot in the WTA rankings, the Aussie leads the field into her home Slam, the Australian Open, as the tennis world converges on Melbourne for the season’s first major. Here’s how we expect the two weeks Down Under to play out: 1. Ashleigh Barty: The Aussie has strengthened her grip […] READ MORE