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People’s Monday Picks

Tomorrow is probably the greatest day in tennis, with all women’s and men’s 4th round matches being played, so here’s our picks for people’s monday.

GENTLEMEN

Roger Federer (1) v. Lleyton Hewitt (20): Federer in three

Fernando Verdasco (22) v. Mario Ancic: Ancic in four

Marat Safin v. Stanislas Wawrinka (13): Safin in four

Marcos Baghdatis (10) v. Feliciano Lopez (31): Baghdatis in four

Janko Tipseravic v. Rainer Schuettler: Tipseravic in three

Marin Cilic v. Arnaud Clement: Cilic in four

Richard Gasquet ( 8 ) v. Andy Murray (14): Gasquet in five

Mikhail Youzhny (17) v. Rafael Nadal (2): Nadal in three

LADIES

Jie Zheng v. Agnes Szavay (15): Szavay in three

Nicole Vaidisova ( 18 ) v. Anna Chakvetadze (8): Vaidisova in three

Svetlana Kuznetsova (4) v. Agnieszka Radwanska (14): Radwanska in three

Bethanie Mattek v. Serena Williams (6): Serena in two

Elena Dementieva (5) v. Shahar Peer (24): Dementieva in two

Nadia Petrova (21) v. Alla Kudryavtseva: Petrova in two

Venus Williams (7) v. Alisa Kleybanova: Venus in two

Tamarine Tanasugarn v. Jelena Jankovic (2): Jankovic in three

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One Response

  1. notanothertennisfan says:

    I’d give Chakvetadze the edge over Vaidisova: Anna C. has more natural talent and stays cooler under pressure. Both have had baaaaaaad spring/summer seasons though (so bad, in fact, I didn’t remember that Chakvetadze won the Open de Gaz tournament – and I watched that match!).

    Truth be told, I’m irritated Chakvetadze, Vaidisova, and Peer have decided to play inspired tennis at this event – my pre-tournament picks counted on them continuing to slump!

    Kuz vs. Radwanska is probably the best match up and should be the most entertaining match, although it will also be interesting to see if Szavay can stay focused on not think about reaching her second Slam quarter (and quite possibly semifinal!) in order to hold of Zheng…

    I think Clement might have the goods to upend Cilic, actually. I want Youzhny to take at least a set off Nadal – if he starts strong in the first two sets (both those sets), I believe he can…

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