Wawrinka wears out Djokovic to capture third Grand Slam title; Final Results

September 11, 2016
Pete Staples/USTA - September 11, 2016 - 2016 US Open Men's Singles Champion Stan Wawrinka and Finalist Novak Djokovic with USTA Chairman, CEO and President Katrina Adams during the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Pete Staples/USTA – September 11, 2016 – 2016 US Open Men’s Singles Champion Stan Wawrinka and Finalist Novak Djokovic with USTA Chairman, CEO and President Katrina Adams during the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Match completed Sunday:

Stan Wawrinka (SUI) (3) def. Novak Djokovic (SRB) (1) 3-1
Two players had match winner correct

Congratulations to Serene, who won the first Prediction Challenge she’s entered. Congratulations also to John Lo, who came back to finish on our prize podium.

For download: us-open-2016-final.pdf

Overall
1 Serene Ford 230 $37.50
2 John Lo 212 $12.50
3 Michael Poplawski 193
4 Petr Havlik 191
5 Eva Kafkova 124
Men’s Final
1 Petr Havlik 100
2 John Lo 85
3 Michael Poplawski 5
4 Serene Ford 0
Eva Kafkova 0
Women’s Final
1 Serene Ford 100
Michael Poplawski 100
3 John Lo 0
Eva Kafkova 0
Petr Havlik 0
Semifinals
1 John Lo 85
2 Serene Ford 64
3 Eva Kafkova 59
4 Michael Poplawski 48
5 Petr Havlik 44
Quarterfinals
1 Serene Ford 66
2 Eva Kafkova 65
3 Petr Havlik 47
4 John Lo 42
5 Michael Poplawski 40


Men’s Final Predictions

September 11, 2016

Novak Djokovic is our slight favourite to win today’s US Open Men’s Final.

For download: us-open-2016-mens-final-predictions.pdf

Enjoy the match!

Match Picks Average # of Sets
DJO 3 WAW 2 4.40

Women’s Final: Kerber outlasts Plíšková

September 10, 2016
Darren Carroll/USTA - September 10, 2016 - 2016 US Open Women's Singles Champion Angelique Kerber and USTA Chairman, CEO and President Katrina Adams and Finalist Karolina Pliskova during the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Darren Carroll/USTA – September 10, 2016 – 2016 US Open Women’s Singles Champion Angelique Kerber and USTA Chairman, CEO and President Katrina Adams and Finalist Karolina Plíšková during the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Match completed Saturday:

Angelique Kerber (GER) (2) def. Karolina Plíšková (CZE) (10)
Two players (Serene, Michael) had match winner correct

For download: us-open-2016-womens-final.pdf

Overall
     
1 Serene Ford 230
2 Michael Poplawski 188
3 John Lo 127
4 Eva Kafkova 124
5 Petr Havlik 91
Women’s Final
     
1 Serene Ford 100
Michael Poplawski 100
3 John Lo 0
Eva Kafkova 0
Petr Havlik 0
Semifinals
1 John Lo 85
2 Serene Ford 64
3 Eva Kafkova 59
4 Michael Poplawski 48
5 Petr Havlik 44
Quarterfinals
1 Serene Ford 66
2 Eva Kafkova 65
3 Petr Havlik 47
4 John Lo 42
5 Michael Poplawski 40



US Open Tennis Prediction Challenge! Women’s Final Predictions

September 10, 2016

Karolina Pliskova is our favourite to win her first Grand Slam tournament today.

Please find our predictions attached.

For download: us-open-2016-womens-final-predictions.pdf

Enjoy the match!

Match Picks Average # of Sets
PLI 3 KER 2 3.00

 


Semifinals Results: Djokovic tops Monfils, Wawrinka stops Nishikori

September 9, 2016
Garrett Ellwood/USTA - September 9, 2016 - Novak Djokovic in action against Gael Monfils in a men's singles semifinal match during the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Garrett Ellwood/USTA – September 9, 2016 – Novak Djokovic in action against Gael Monfils in a men’s singles semifinal match during the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

Matches completed Friday:

Novak Djokovic (SRB) (1) def. Gaël Monfils (FRA) (10) 3-1
Five players had match winner correct
Three players (Petr, Eva and John) had match score correct

Stan Wawrinka (SUI) (3) def. Kei Nishikori (JPN) (6) 3-1
Three players had match winner correct
No players had match score correct

Serene remains our leader as we head into the third round of our game. John was the biggest mover this round, being the only player to have all four match winners correct, while four players earned the other bonus with one match score correct each.

For download: us-open-2016-semifinals.pdf

Overall
1 Serene Ford 130
2 John Lo 127
3 Eva Kafkova 124
4 Petr Havlik 91
5 Michael Poplawski 88
Semifinals
Men   Women
DJO 3-1 MON WIL 0-2 PLI
WAW 3-1 NIS WOZ 0-2 KER
1 John Lo 85
2 Serene Ford 64
3 Eva Kafkova 59
4 Michael Poplawski 48
5 Petr Havlik 44
Quarterfinals
1 Serene Ford 66
2 Eva Kafkova 65
3 Petr Havlik 47
4 John Lo 42
5 Michael Poplawski 40



Women’s Final, Men’s Final Entry Forms Available

September 9, 2016

Saturday and Sunday will see the women’s and men’s finals take place, with the remaining matchups set during play on Friday.

The Entry Forms are available now up until the deadline . Please ensure your predictions are submitted by the deadlines shown on the forms.

Good luck!


Pliskova powers past Williams, Kerber confirms #1 ranking

September 8, 2016
Pliskova stuns Serena for first Slam final

Pliskova stuns Serena for first Slam final

Matches completed Thursday:

Karolina Pliskova (CZE) (10) def. Serena Williams (USA) (1) 2-0
Three players had match winner correct
No players had match score correct

Angelique Kerber (GER) (2) def. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 2-0
Four players had match winner correct
One player (Serene) had match score correct

For download: us-open-2016-semifinals-women.pdf

Overall
1 Eva Kafkova 103
2 Serene Ford 96
3 John Lo 80
4 Petr Havlik 61
5 Michael Poplawski 54
Semifinals
Men   Women
DJO – MON WIL 0-2 PLI
WAW – NIS WOZ 0-2 KER
1 Eva Kafkova 38
John Lo 38
3 Serene Ford 30
4 Petr Havlik 14
Michael Poplawski 14



US Open Tennis Prediction Challenge! Semifinals Predictions

September 8, 2016

Novak Djokovic is our only unanimous choice to reach a final. We’re basically split on Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori.

Angelique Kerber is a heavy favourite to reach the women’s final, while Serena Williams was only predicted by two of us to win against #10 seed Karolina Pliskova.

Please find our predictions attached.

For download: us-open-2016-semifinals-predictions.pdf

Enjoy the matches Thursday and Friday. Good luck!

Match picks Average # of Sets
DJO 5 MON 0 3.60
WAW 3 NIS 2 4.80
WIL 2 PLI 3 2.60
WOZ 1 KER 4 2.80

 

 


Quarterfinals results: Nishikori topples Murray, Williams, Pliskova and Wawrinka advance

September 8, 2016
Oh, Kei! Nishikori upsets Murray in five-set classic

Oh, Kei! Nishikori upsets Murray in five-set classic

Serene is our leader after our first round having seven of the eight quarterfinals match winners correct, while Eva is a close second on the strength of having four match scores exactly correct.

Matches completed Wednesday:

Karolina Pliskova (CZE) (10) def. Ana Konjuh (CRO) 2-0
4 players had match winner correct
1 player (John) had match score correct

Kei Nishikori (JPN) (6) def. Andy Murray (GBR) (2) 3-2
0 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

Serena Williams (USA) (1) def. Simona Halep (ROU) (5) 2-1
Four players had match winner correct
Three players (Michael, Eva, Serene) had match score correct

Stan Wawrinka (SUI) (3) def. Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) 3-1
4 players had match winner correct
1 player (Eva) had match score correct

For download: us-open-2016-quarterfinals-results.pdf

Quarterfinals
1 Serene Ford 66
2 Eva Kafkova 65
3 Petr Havlik 47
4 John Lo 42
5 Michael Poplawski 40



Semifinals Entry Form Available

September 6, 2016

Thursday and Friday will see the semifinals take place, with the remaining matchups set during play on Wednesday.

The Entry Form is available now up until the deadline Thursday morning. Please ensure your predictions are submitted by the deadline.

Good luck!

Quarterfinals
1 Serene Ford 66
2 Eva Kafkova 65
3 Petr Havlik 47
4 John Lo 42
5 Michael Poplawski 40