Final Predictions

July 11, 2021

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The UEFA EURO 2020 champion will be crowned today!

Please review your predictions to ensure that I’ve transcribed them correctly.

Good luck, and enjoy the football!


For download (PDF)

UEFA European Championships Prediction Challenge! 2020 Final Predictions


Summary of All Players’ Predictions

Italy are favourites to win their first European Championship since 1968 while four players are counting on England to win their first major title since the World Cup in 1966. Our prize picture should change as the four players in prize positions are split between Italy (Satnam, Doug) and England (Wes, John Lo).

Picks
ITA 7 ENG 4

Gentlemen’s Final Predictions

July 11, 2021


Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favourite to repeat as Wimbledon Champion and draw level on career Grand Slam victories with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Good luck, and enjoy the match!

For download: Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Gentlemen’s Final Predictions

Match Picks Average # of Sets
🇷🇸 DJO 5 🇮🇹 BER 1 4.00

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00


Barty Wins First Wimbledon, Second Grand Slam Title Overall

July 10, 2021
Barty-Champion

Ash Barty defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 on Saturday for her first Wimbledon title and second Grand Slam after winning the 2019 French Open. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Match completed Saturday

🇦🇺 Ashleigh Barty (1) def. 🇨🇿 Karolina Pliskova (8) 2-1
3 players had match winner correct
2 players (Michael, Wes) had match score correct


Our Game

Michael and Wes each had the Ladies’ Champion and the match score correct, vaulting Michael from second into third while Wes extended his overall points lead. Serene continues to hold third place.

For download (PDF) Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Ladies’ Final


Standings

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 258
2 Michael Poplawski 201
3 Serene Ford 194
4 Eva Kafková 139
5 Petr Havlik 117
6 John Lo 113
Ladies’ Singles Final
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
Michael Poplawski 100
3 Serene Ford 70
4 Eva Kafková 0
John Lo 0
Petr Havlik 0
Semi-finals
1 Eva Kafková 81
2 Serene Ford 78
3 Wes Zetaruk 70
4 Michael Poplawski 51
Petr Havlik 51
6 John Lo 45
Quarter-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 88
2 John Lo 68
3 Petr Havlik 66
4 Eva Kafková 58
5 Michael Poplawski 50
6 Serene Ford 46

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00


Ladies’ Final Predictions

July 9, 2021


We’re split down the middle on Saturday’s Ladies’ Final, with Wes and Serene looking to hold their prize spots with their support of Ashleigh Barty (along with Michael, currently in sixth), while Eva, Petr and John look to move up the standings with a Karolina Pliskova win.

Good luck, and enjoy the match!

For download: Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Ladies’ Final Predictions

Match Picks Average # of Sets
🇦🇺 BAR 3 🇨🇿 PLI 3 2.83

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00


Novak Djokovic to Face Matteo Berretini in Sunday’s Gentlemen’s Final

July 9, 2021
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia will play in his 30th Grand Slam final after defeating Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in the semi-finals at Wimbledon. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Matches completed Friday

🇮🇹 Matteo Berretini (7) def. 🇵🇱 Hubert Hurkacz (14) 3-1
6 players had match winner correct
4 players had match score correct

🇷🇸 Novak Djokovic (1) def. 🇨🇦 Denis Shapovalov (10) 3-0
6 players had match winner correct
1 player (Wes) had match score correct


Our Game

Eva led the way in this round with all four match winners correct (along with Serene) while Wes earned bonus points for having three match scores exactly correct. Wes is our leader after the second round of four in our game while Eva and Serene find themselves holding the prize spots.

For download (PDF) Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Semi-finals


Standings

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 158
2 Eva Kafková 139
3 Serene Ford 124
5 John Lo 113
4 Petr Havlik 117
6 Michael Poplawski 101
Semi-finals
Ladies Gentlemen
BAR 2-0 KER DJO 3-0 SHA
PLI 2-1 SAB BER 3-1 HUR
2 Serene Ford 78
1 Eva Kafková 81
3 Wes Zetaruk 70
6 John Lo 45
4 Michael Poplawski 51
Petr Havlik 51
Quarter-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 88
2 John Lo 68
3 Petr Havlik 66
4 Eva Kafková 58
5 Michael Poplawski 50
6 Serene Ford 46

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00


Ladies’, Gentlemen’s Singles Final Prediction Forms Now Available

July 8, 2021

The Ladies’ Singles Final takes place Saturday morning and the Gentlemen follow on Sunday.

Please make sure you submit your predictions by 22:00 PT Friday and Saturday evening, respectively!

Good luck!


Final Prediction Form Available

July 8, 2021

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The Final takes place Sunday. Please make your predictions by the time indicated on the Form.

This is the final round of five in our game.

Good luck!

Standings through Semi-finals
1 Satnam Singh Gotha 284
2 Doug Wansbrough 245
3 Wes Zetaruk 244
4 John Lo 231
5 Michael Poplawski 227
6 Casey Farrell 193
Andrew Sureshkumar 193
8 Joel Palmer 171
9 John Woycheshin 143
10 Pedro Oliveira 124
11 Clint Lalonde 84

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Ashleigh Barty to Meet Karolina Pliskova Saturday in Ladies’ Final

July 8, 2021

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Australia’s Ash Barty will play the winner of the second semifinal between Karolina Pliskova and Aryna Sabalenka in Saturday’s Wimbledon final. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Matches completed Thursday

🇦🇺 Ashleigh Barty (1) def.  🇩🇪 Angelique Kerber (25) 2-0
6 players had match winner correct
2 players (Eva, Wes) had match score correct

🇨🇿 Karolina Pliskova (8) def. 🇧🇾 Aryna Sabalenka (2) 2-1
2 players (Eva, Serene) had match winner correct
2 players (Eva, Serene) had match score correct


Our Game

For download (PDF) Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Semi-finals Ladies


Standings

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 118
2 Eva Kafková 112
3 Serene Ford 100
4 John Lo 82
5 Petr Havlik 80
6 Michael Poplawski 64
Semi-finals
Ladies Gentlemen
BAR 2-0 KER DJO – SHA
PLI 2-1 SAB BER – HUR
1 Serene Ford 54
Eva Kafková 54
3 Wes Zetaruk 30
4 John Lo 14
Michael Poplawski 14
Petr Havlik 14

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00


Djokovic to Face Shapovalov, Berretini to Meet Hurkacz

July 8, 2021

Shapovalov

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov celebrates after defeating Russia’s Karen Khachanov during their men’s singles quarter-finals match on day nine of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London on Wednesday. (Alastair Grant/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Wednesday

🇷🇸 Novak Djokovic (1) def. 🇭🇺 Marton Fucsovics 3-0
6 players had match winner correct
4 players had match score correct

🇨🇦 Denis Shapovalov (10) def. 🇷🇺 Karen Khachonov (25) 3-2
6 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇮🇹 Matteo Berretini (7) def. 🇨🇦 Felix Auger-Aliassime (16) 3-1
5 players had match winner correct
4 players had match score correct

🇵🇱 Hubert Hurkacz (14) def. 🇨🇭 Roger Federer (6)
1 player (Petr) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct


Our Game

Wes leads the way after the first round of four in our game, earning bonus points for having 7 match winners (along with John) correct as well as having no fewer than 6 (!) of those match scores correct. John and Petr follow along in the prize spots.

For download (PDF) Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Quarter-finals


Standings

Quarter-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 88
2 John Lo 68
3 Petr Havlik 66
4 Eva Kafková 58
5 Michael Poplawski 50
6 Serene Ford 46

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00


Semi-finals Predictions

July 8, 2021


We’re split on only one match: the Karolina-Pliskova – Aryna Sabalenka matchup Thursday. All other matches have unanimous favourites, meaning only the match scores can make the difference to us.

Good luck, and enjoy  matches!

For download: Wimbledon Prediction Challenge! 2021 Semi-finals Predictions

Match Predictions
🇷🇸 DJO 6 🇨🇦 SHA 0
🇮🇹 BER 6 🇵🇱 HUR 0
🇦🇺 BAR 6 🇩🇪 KER 0
🇨🇿 PLI 2 🇧🇾 SAB 4

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00