Make us your homepage



  • Click here for the men

    We've had three world #1's in the last month ... and one of them no longer is on the tour. So that makes for a very compelling Wimbledon. Lot's of women have a chance. But only one is going to win. Who's it gonna be? I hold the answers. I guarantee it. 

    Winner: Ana Ivanovic

    She's your world #1 ... and she's disciplined and tough. She also has the biggest serve in the game. I like Ana to make it through. Pretty soft quarter with Patty Schnyder and Anna Chakvetadze the only real big names. 

    Winner: Serena Williams

    Svetlana Kuznetsova is the top seed in this quarter, but she's never had consistent results at Wimbledon. Serena is a two time winner, and has the huge serve and big shots that work well on grass. Also watch out for last years finalist Marion Bartoli and Agnieska Radwanska.

    Winner: Maria Sharapova

    Maria has a big serve and her flat groundstrokes work well on grass. She's had great, consistent results on grass and will be dangerous. Other players to watch for are French Open finalist Dinara Safina and Lindsay Davenport. If Davenport is healthy, she could go far. 

    Winner: Venus Williams

    Venus is the defending champ, and has won 4 times at Wimbledon. And she's done it with her huge serve. She's healthy, and loves playing here. I think she gets through her fairly soft draw. Jelena Jankovic and Vera Zvonareva are also threats, but Venus should coast. 

    SEMIFINALS: Ivanovic vs. Serena

    Great match-up ... I like Ivanovic because she's fit and hungry. 

    SEMIFINALS: Maria and Venus

    I think Venus makes it through ... she just loves this surface.

    FINALS: Ana vs. Venus

    I think Venus wins it again ... beating Ana in straight sets to take the title.

    You've read this far ... you have officially qualified for the Complete Tennis Geek Club, of which I'm the president. I applaud you for that. Please send me your comments or emails - if I get some good ones we'll post them after the tournament.

  • Comments

    1. RudieJ77 (6/18/2011 3:07:46 PM) 

      RU people nuts! Serna should not even be seeded in the top twenty. VEnus is about right where she belongs. I don't think either one will make the second week(HOPEFULLY). Maria S. will finally complete her comeback from shoulder surgery and win this one. Nothing more to be said!!

    2. tennis40 (6/3/2010 1:35:11 PM) 

      I use to respect and cheer for the William sisters. More recently (1-2 years), I find myself very disappointed and cheering for their opponents. Their behavior and demeanor very poor and arrogant. Serena foot fault situation at US Open and her apologies did not come until a few days later. What is going on with them? They are suppose to be role models. Also, very time they lose, they are not playing their best, hmmm? Really? So, everyone else is playing their best when they are play, yeah that's the ticket. Comon, give other people credit, they are on the court playing hard and challenging themselves like Serena and Venus. Have a little class!!

    3. brad (6/22/2008 11:13:23 PM) 

      I have Kaia Kanepi upsetting Serena in the first round...

    4. janni (6/21/2008 4:50:04 PM) 

      Tones, After I filled out my women's bracket, I had Williams vs Williams too, with Serena being the winner also. Great minds think alike.

    5. billie jean (6/20/2008 8:55:18 PM) 

      Skimpy on the women's predictions here, Ace. How about rewriting this with a bit more effort??

    Post Comments

    User comments may be used on television and other Tennis Channel media platforms. Comments that include profanity, or personal attacks, or antisocial behavior such as "spamming" or "trolling," or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from this site. Tennis Channel will take steps to block users who violate any of Tennis Channel�s terms of use or privacy policy. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.