The Australian Open: Embarrassing, Stupid, and Unfair

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By now I’m sure you know the situation in Australia due to COVID: If you don’t live there you can’t visit unless you have citizenship; if your parents or kids are there and you haven’t seen them for God knows how long you still can’t enter. Even if you have citizenship and are re-entering the […] READ MORE


Just Who Is Reilly Opelka?

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Reilly Opelka. Think about that name for a second. Now you’ve thought about it you’re probably asking yourself “who?”. Don’t worry, however; there are probably a lot of people out there asking the exact same question. Let’s begin with the fact that he’s won Wimbledon. In fairness, it was a Wimbledon Juniors title and it […] READ MORE


Cilic and Tsonga Come Close But No Go

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If you had a Wimbledon Centre Court ticket today, you just experienced one of the best days of tennis in a very long time. Unfortunately, at the end of two thrilling singles matches both underdogs, Marin Cilic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came up short. Federer vs Cilic In the first quarterfinal, 9th seed Marin Cilic had […] READ MORE


Wimbledon’s Scheduling Is an Unfair Biased Joke

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Wimbledon’s first week has been plagued with rain, so much in fact that the tournament was forced to break tradition for only the 4th time in history by allowing play on the middle Sunday to catch up to schedule. The issue is that you obviously can’t control rain, but what you can control is the […] READ MORE


Why Nick Kyrgios Isn’t “Good for the Game”

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Nick Kyrgios is seen by many as a potential future star; whether he turns out to be one is another matter but something I’ve heard often is how he’s “good for the game”, and that annoys me. It annoys me because given how much disrespect he’s shown, there is no reason why a flashy game […] READ MORE


The Ridiculous British Bias for Andy Murray

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Andy Murray is a great player: 2 Grand Slams, Olympic Gold, 12 Masters titles, and a career high ranking of #2, hardly too shabby! It’s that time of year again where Great Britain gets obsessed with the tennis and if you’re like me and live here and not an Andy Murray fan you’re probably a […] READ MORE


A Look at Andy Murray's Round 3 Encounter

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Andy Murray hasn’t had the easiest of rides into Round 3 of this year’s French Open. Just 11 days ago he was winning the Rome Masters event without dropping a set, with many (including fellow LWOS writer Jake Davies) expecting the British #1 to be one of the real favorites for the second of the […] READ MORE



The Case Against Equal Pay In Tennis

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Within the past week a lot has kicked off in the tennis world regarding equal pay between men and women, starting with Indian Wells’ now former CEO Raymond Moore saying that women are “lucky” and “if I was a ladies player I would go down every night on my knees and thank God that Roger […] READ MORE


Federer and Djokovic set for chapter 45

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Another Grand Slam and another Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer match, in fact it’s the third major in a row they’re playing against one another. However unlike at Wimbledon and New York last year, it’s not for the title. This time it is only a place in the final against British #1 Andy Murray or […] READ MORE