Nadal Adds to French Open Story With 14th Title, 22nd Grand Slam Overall

June 5, 2022
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Rafael Nadal reclaimed his crown as the king of the French Open, winning a record-extending 14th title by beating Norway’s Casper Ruud in straight sets.

Match completed Sunday

🇪🇸 Rafael Nadal (5) def. 🇩🇰 Casper Ruud (8) 3-0
4 players had match winner correct
2 players (Eva, Michael) had match score correct


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French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022


Our game

Michael’s perfect Men’s Final prediction earned him the narrowest of victories over John. Michael wins his second French Open Prediction Challenge and fourth tennis Prediction Challenge since the first tennis games appeared in 2016.

I hope all players enjoyed this French Open Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other tennis fans! Thank you for playing! ~ Michael


Standings

Overall

🥇 Michael Poplawski 306
🥈 John Lo 305
3 Eva Kafková 273
4 Petr Havlik 263
5 Wes Zetaruk 195
Men’s Final
1 Michael Poplawski 100
Eva Kafková 100
3 John Lo 85
Petr Havlik 85
5 Wes Zetaruk 0
Women’s Final
1 John Lo 100
Wes Zetaruk 100
Petr Havlik 100
4 Michael Poplawski 70
Eva Kafková 70
Semifinals
1 Michael Poplawski 94
2 John Lo 78
3 Eva Kafková 51
4 Wes Zetaruk 45
5 Petr Havlik 34
Quarterfinals
1 Eva Kafková 52
2 Wes Zetaruk 50
3 Petr Havlik 44
4 John Lo 42
Michael Poplawski 42

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Men’s Final Predictions

June 4, 2022

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Our game

Rafael Nadal is our favourite to win his 14th French Open as four players have picked him to win, while Wes is backing Casper Ruud to capture his first Grand Slam victory.

Good luck, and enjoy the match!

For download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Men’s Final Predictions

Match Picks

Average # of Sets

NAD 4 RUU 1 3.80

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50


Świątek Claims Second French Open Title as Match Win Streak Continues

June 4, 2022
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Poland’s Iga Swiatek plays a backhand against Coco Gauff of the U.S. during the women’s singles final at the French Open on Saturday in Paris. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Match completed Saturday

🇵🇱 Iga Świątek (1) def. 🇺🇸 Coco Gauff (18) 2-0
5 players had match winner correct
3 players (John, Petr, Wes) had match score correct


For download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Women’s Final


Our game

We have a new leader as John was one of three players to predict the Women’s Final set score correctly. Michael continues to hold the second prize spot ahead of Wes.

The Men’s Final Form is available and due 10 PM PDT Saturday:


Standings

Overall

1 John Lo 220
2 Michael Poplawski 206
3 Wes Zetaruk 195
4 Petr Havlik 178
5 Eva Kafková 173
Women’s Final
1 John Lo 100
Wes Zetaruk 100
Petr Havlik 100
4 Michael Poplawski 70
Eva Kafková 70
Semifinals
1 Michael Poplawski 94
2 John Lo 78
3 Eva Kafková 51
4 Wes Zetaruk 45
5 Petr Havlik 34
Quarterfinals
1 Eva Kafková 52
2 Wes Zetaruk 50
3 Petr Havlik 44
4 John Lo 42
Michael Poplawski 42

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Women’s Final Predictions

June 3, 2022

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Our game

For the third round in a row, Iga Świątek is a unanimous favourite to win her match. The number of sets that Coco Gauff wins will, however, have an impact on our standings.

Good luck, and enjoy the match!

For download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Women’s Final Predictions

Match Picks

Average # of Sets

SWI 5 GAU 0 2.40

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50


Nadal to Take on Ruud on Sunday

June 3, 2022
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Rafael Nadal won the first set 7-6 (8) before Alexander Zverev retired due to injury in the French Open semifinals on Friday in Paris, France. (Michel Euler/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Friday

🇪🇸 Rafael Nadal (5) def. 🇩🇪 Alexander Zverev (3) 3-0
3 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇩🇰 Casper Ruud (8) def. 🇭🇷 Marin Cilic (20) 3-1
3 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct


For download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Semifinals


Our game

Michael was the big mover in this second round of four in our game, picking all four match winners (along with John Lo) and having two match scores exactly correct. Michael and John possess the two prize spots in advance of the two final matches to come.

Please ensure that your submit your predictions for the Women’s final by 10 PM PDT Friday:

The Men’s Final Form is also available and due 10 PM PDT Saturday:


Standings

Overall

1 Michael Poplawski 136
2 John Lo 120
3 Eva Kafková 103
4 Wes Zetaruk 95
5 Petr Havlik 78
Semifinals
Men Women
NAD 3-0 ZVE SWI 2-0 KAS
RUU 3-1 CIL TRE 0-2 GAU
1 Michael Poplawski 94
2 John Lo 78
3 Eva Kafková 51
4 Wes Zetaruk 45
5 Petr Havlik 34
Quarterfinals
1 Eva Kafková 52
2 Wes Zetaruk 50
3 Petr Havlik 44
4 John Lo 42
Michael Poplawski 42

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Świątek and Gauff to Meet in Decider Saturday

June 2, 2022
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American Coco Gauff celebrates her 6-3, 6-1 victory over Italy’s Martina Trevisan in the French Open semifinals on Thursday. (Jean-Francois Badias/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Thursday

🇵🇱 Iga Świątek (1) def. 🏳 Daria Kasatkina (20) 2-0
5 players had match winner correct
2 players (John, Michael) had match score correct

🇺🇸 Coco Gauff (18) def. 🇮🇹 Martina Trevisan 2-0
5 players had match winner correct
3 players had match score correct


For download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Semifinals Women


Our game

Please ensure that your submit your predictions for the Women’s final by 10 PM PDT Friday:

The Men’s Final Form is also available and due 10 PM PDT Saturday:


Standings

Overall

1 Michael Poplawski 102
2 Eva Kafková 96
3 Petr Havlik 88
Wes Zetaruk 88
5 John Lo 86
Semifinals
Men Women
NAD – ZVE SWI 2-0 KAS
RUU – CIL TRE 0-2 GAU
1 Michael Poplawski 60
2 Petr Havlik 44
John Lo 44
Eva Kafková 44
5 Wes Zetaruk 38

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Semifinals Predictions

June 1, 2022

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Our game

The men’s side will have the biggest impact on our standings as we are split on each match; the women’s matchups are both unanimous and predict an Iga Świątek–Coco Gauff final.

Good luck, and enjoy the matches!

For download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Semifinals Predictions

Match picks

Average # of Sets

SWI 5 KAS 0 2.60
TRE 0 GAU 5 2.40
NAD 3 ZVE 2 4.40
RUU 3 CIL 2 4.60

Świątek to Test Streak vs. Kasatkina • Ruud Awaits Cilic

June 1, 2022
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Poland’s Iga Swiatek celebrates a point during her straight-sets victory over Jessica Pegula in the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday. (Jean-Francois Badias/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Wednesday

🇵🇱 Iga Świątek (1) def.🇺🇸 Jessica Pegula (11) 2-0
4 players had match winner correct
3 players had match score correct

🏳 Daria Kasatkina (20) def. 🏳 Veronika Kudermetova (29) 2-0
4 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇩🇰 Casper Ruud (8) def. 🇳🇴 Holger Rune
4 players had match winner correct
3 players had match score correct

🇭🇷 Marin Cilic (20) def. 🏳 Andrey Rublev
3 players had match winner correct
1 player (Wes) had match score correct


Our game

Eva is our leader after the first round of four in our game as the only player to have six match winners correct. All players except Eva had two match scores correct, leaving all five players within 10 points of our leader, with Wes trailing in second place by only two points.


For Download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Quarterfinals


Standings

Quarterfinals

1 Eva Kafková 52
2 Wes Zetaruk 50
3 Petr Havlik 44
4 John Lo 42
Michael Poplawski 42

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Semifinals Prediction Form Available

May 31, 2022

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Semifinals Prediction Form

Please submit your predictions by the time shown on the Form.

Good luck!


Nadal’s Pursuit of French Open #14 Continues vs. Zverev • Gauff to Face Trevisan

May 31, 2022
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Rafael Nadal celebrates his 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4) victory over top-seeded Novak Djokovic in men’s quarter-finals action at the French Open on Tuesday in Paris, France. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Matches completed Tuesday

🇮🇹 Martina Trevisan def. 🇨🇦 Leylah Fernandez (18) 2-1
1 player (Eva) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇺🇸 Coco Gauff (18) def. 🇺🇸 Sloane Stephens 2-0
5 players had match winner correct
1 player (Petr) had match score correct

🇩🇪 Alexander Zverev (3) def. 🇪🇸 Carlos Alcaraz (6) 3-1
0 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇪🇸 Rafael Nadal (5) def. 🇷🇸 Novak Djokovic (1) 3-1
1 player (Eva) had match winner correct
1 players (Eva) had match score correct


For Download (PDF)

French Open Prediction Challenge! 2022 Quarterfinals Tuesday


Standings

Quarterfinals

1 Eva Kafková 42
2 Petr Havlik 20
3 Wes Zetaruk 6
John Lo 6
Michael Poplawski 6

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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