• Frustrated Gavrilova through to quarter finals after tough win

    5 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Last year's Hong Kong Open runner-up Daria Gavrilova admitted she had lost her concentration Thursday as she made hard work of dispatching unseeded Monica Niculescu over almost three hours. The Australian needed a third set tiebreaker - which she closed out with an emphatic smash - to finally
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  • Kei Nishikori vs. Roger Federer 2018 Shanghai Masters Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction

    Kei Nishikori vs. Roger Federer 2018 Shanghai Masters Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction

    5 days ago - By Sportschatplace

    Kei Nishikori and Roger Federer meet in the quarterfinals of the 2018 tennis Shanghai Masters.
    Kei Nishikori is coming off a straight sets win over Sam Querrey that took 23 games to decide. In the victory, Nishikori won 69 percent of his first serve points and 72 percent of his second serve points. Nishikori won 71 percent of his total service points and saved his only break point. Nishikori has improved his serve during this stretch where he's won 13 of his last 16 matches, as you know his defensive effort and return ability is always going to show up. It's when Nishikori can hold serve...
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  • Zhang Shuai vs Daria Gavrilova 2018 Hong Kong Open Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction

    5 days ago - By Sportschatplace

    Daria Gavrilova will play Zhang Shuai in the quarterfinals of the 2018 WTA Hong Kong Open.
    Zhang Shuai won her last match in three sets. In that win, Zhang performed extremely well as she broke her opponents serve on 6 occasions while only losing 2 service games in the entire match. All throughout the tournament, Zhang Shuai has received serve very well as she has averaged 6 breakpoints won per game. It has been a really good few months for Zhang Shuai as she performed well at the WTA Japan Open, WTA Wuhan Open, and WTA China Open. Zhang Shuai will be hard to beat considering how well she...
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  • Novak Djokovic vs Kevin Anderson 2018 Shanghai Masters Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction

    5 days ago - By Sportschatplace

    Kevin Anderson is set to play Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the 2018 ATP Shanghai Masters.
    Novak Djokovic has been in incredible form and he showed that once against as he won his round of 16 match with ease. Djokovic won all of his service games while only allowing his opponent to win 4 service games in the entire match. Having missed much of the early season due to injury, Djokovic looks to be back to his best and with title wins at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters, nobody seems to be able to stop the Serbian superstar. The Shanghai Masters has been one of...
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  • Aryna Sabalenka vs Timea Bacsinszky 2018 Tianjin Open Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction

    5 days ago - By Sportschatplace

    Aryna Sabalenka has made the quarterfinals of the Tianjin Open where she will be playing Timea Bacsinszky from Switzerland.
    Timea Bacsinszky won her previous match in 3 sets. It was a hard-fought victory for Timea Bacsinszky but she performed extremely well in the second and third sets as she won 5 breakpoints to set up the win. It has been a tough few seasons for Timea Bacsinszky as she has failed to make the final of a WTA event since 2016. Most of Timea Bacsinszky's recent success has been in ITF events and while she got wins in the first two rounds, it will be hard for the Swiss player...
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  • Garbiñe Muguruza vs Luksika Kumkhum 2018 Hong Kong Open Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Predictions

    5 days ago - By Sportschatplace

    Spanish superstar, Garbine Muguruza will play Luksika Kumkhum from Thailand in the quarterfinals of the 2018 WTA Hong Kong Open.
    Luksika Kumkhum had a big win over Alize Cornet in the second round as the Thai player beat the number 8 seed in 3 sets. In that win, Luksika Kumkhum received serve exceptionally well as she won 6 of Cornet's service games. Furthermore, Luksika Kumkhum won important points from the Cornet serve during her tiebreaker win in the third set. That being said, Luksika Kumkhum served very poorly as she lost 6 of her own service games. Building on that, Luksika Kumkhum...
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