Monday, August 26, 2013

Sticking with tradition: U.S. Open predictions from the round of 16 on

It's that time of the year again, where all the stars descend upon the Big Apple—where I happen to be—for the year's final Slam, the U.S. Open.

And I'm going to do what I do here Slam time, give you my picks from the fourth round on.

First, the men:

Fourth round
Djokovic (1) vs. Granollers
Haas (12) vs. Melzer (29)
Murray (3) vs. Seppi (20)
Anderson (17) vs. Berdych (6)
Tursunov (32) vs. Raonic (10)
Janowicz (14) vs. Ferrer (4)
Federer (7) vs. Nishikori (11)
Isner (13) vs. Nadal (2)

Quarterfinals
Djokovic vs. Melzer; Murray vs. Berdych; Tursunov vs. Ferrer; Federer vs. Nadal

Semifinals
Djokovic over Berdych; Federer over Nadal

Finals 
Federer over Djokovic

For the women:

Fourth round
Williams (1) vs. Hampton (23)
Williams vs. Kerber (8)
A. Radwanska (3) vs. Makarova (24)
Jankovic (9) vs. Li (5)
Wozniacki (6) vs. Vesnina (22)
Kirilenko (14) vs. Kuznetsova (27)
Petkovic vs. Stosur (11)
Cibulkova (17) vs. Azarenka (2)

Quarterfinals
S. Williams vs. Kerber; Radwanska vs. Li; Vesnina vs. Kuznetsova; Stosur vs. Azarenka

Semifinals
Williams over Li; Azarenka over Kuznetsova

Finals
Williams over Azarenka

There you go! Enjoy the tournament!

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