Play has already gotten well under way at the French, and while there are a ton of matches on tap with all the stars coming out, this match has match of the day written all over it: Nikolay Davydenko vs. Marat Safin.
Now, I've written before how optimistic I was about a Safin turnaround, and this is his chance to really make a huge statement. I tend to typically underestimate Davydenko, and true to my usual form, I'm doing it here! I picked Safin at the beginning to pull off the upset, and I'm staying with that. Safin in four.
An old friend of mine and I used to talk tennis for hours, whether it was our own games or what was happening in the pros. I've started Tennis Talk, Anyone? to, well, talk tennis with an even broader crowd! My name is Van Sias and I've been playing for 20 years now, and not only am I player, I'm a huge fan of the game as well: pro, amateur, you name it. I'll post links to news items related to the sport, and offer my own personal opinion, predictions and hopefully get some of yours as well.