Cincinnati R16 Highlight Matches

With the R32 highlight matches completed, there were a few surprises along the way.  A match I thought would be routine, turned out to be the match of the day.  Frances Tiafoe, posted a spirited performance in toppling Alexander Zverev, while Grigor Dimitrov proved me wrong by comfortably handling Feliciano Lopez.  That’s the beauty of sport though.  You never know what you are gonna get.  At the end of the day, we predictors are all just speculating.  Well… speculate on we will []

R32 Highlight Matches

The Cincinnati masters is in full swing and the first round of matches are already in the bag.  That takes us to round two where the top eight seeds come into the action.  Let’s take a look at the matches that hold promises of riveting entertainment and maybe just maybe an upset in the making. Rafael Nadal vs Richard Gasquet (H2H 14 – 0, Nadal) On paper and based on form, this match is just about as cast in stone as possibly []

Big Questions, heading into Cincinnati

WILL ROGER HEAL IN TIME? The ATP tour moves from Montreal, straight to Cincinnati this week and there are already budding story lines ahead of this year’s U.S Open.  Six out of the top eight men’s seeds are missing from this tournament, including Roger Federer.  He “tweaked” his back in Montreal and it showed throughout the tournament, particularly in the final.  The looming question – will he be fully rested in time for the U.S Open?  The tennis world sure hopes so. []