Why 30 is the New 24 in Professional Tennis

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Although 22-year-old Dominic Thiem made a clear statement during the French Open that the young guns will soon enough break through and grasp the top rankings, the world of tennis is once again bound to witness another Grand Slam final between well-seasoned players such as Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, both fighting for their first […] READ MORE



Djokovic, Murray Win on Semifinal Day

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The final of Roland Garros is finally set as the men’s semifinal action was completed today in a rain-plagued tournament that left the men and women playing at the same time. Novak Djokovic made his fourth Roland Garros final, while Andy Murray made his first. They’ve played three times this year already, splitting two of […] READ MORE


Surprising Names Are Finding 2016 Roland Garros Success

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2016 Roland Garros is proving to a quirky affair this year. Beyond the constant dodging of thunderstorms, questionable court scheduling, and withdrawal of mega stars, several surprising names are finding Roland Garros success. Agnieszka Radwanska, Tsvetana Pironkova, and Venus Williams have all advanced deep into the draw despite games more suited for grass of England and despite […] READ MORE


Panelists Predictions 2016 French Open Men's Quarterfinals Including Murray-Gasquet

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Sunday’s play saw two of the four men’s quarterfinal matches set, as we have defending champion Stan Wawrinka facing off with the unseeded surprise Albert Ramos, and world #2 Andy Murray opposite the last French hope, a rejuvenated Richard Gasquet. Our panel of Steen Kirby, Yesh Ginsburg, and Manuel Traquete will break down the matches […] READ MORE




Rafael Nadal Withdraws from French Open with Wrist Injury

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In absolutely shocking announcement on Wednesday afternoon, Rafael Nadal declared that he has been forced to withdraw from this year’s Roland Garros tournament with a wrist injury. Nadal said that his left wrist has some form of injury, one which he believes is in the sheath of the tendon. He played with a painkilling injection […] 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