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Predictions for the US Open

   

Predictions for who will win the men’s and women’s singles titles at the US Open, plus ‘How Serena Williams will shock New York this summer’.

Cecile Soler, Le Figaro:
Men’s champion: Roger Federer.
Women’s champion: Maria Sharapova.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: With a dress to kill.

Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated:
Men’s champion: Andy Murray.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How New York will shock New York this summer: By bringing a 24oz soda onto the court, violating New York’s ordinances against large beverage sizes.

Alexandra Willis, The Tennis Space:
Men’s champion: Andy Murray.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: By being cool, calm and collected.

Mike Dickson, The Daily Mail:
Men’s champion: Roger Federer.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: By being nice to Eva Asderaki.

Jonathan Overend, BBC Radio Five Live:
Men’s champion: Andy Murray.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: By using those 30 years, all that experience, to steer clear of mindless, unnecessary controversy and recapture the US Open in style.

Simon Cambers, The Tennis Space:
Men’s champion: Andy Murray.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: By keeping her temper in check.

Mark Hodgkinson, The Tennis Space:
Men’s champion: Andy Murray.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: With a quick apology.

Paul Newman, The Independent:
Men’s champion: Andy Murray.
Women’s champion: Serena Williams.
How Serena will shock New York this summer: By winning the singles and doubles titles.

   
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    What? Two polls, including SI, for whom Jon Wertheim writes, list Federer as the favorite. Who the hell are you quoting?