Ladies’ Manic Monday: struggling to watch multiple matches at the same time!

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Filippo Colombo. “Manic Monday” is one of the best tennis days of the year, if not the best one. Traditionally, all Wimbledon Round of 16 matches of both Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Singles are played on the same day, which is the second Monday of the tournament. After the conclusion of the third […] READ MORE


New World #1 Angelique Kerber Survives Battle to Capture 2016 US Open Title

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By Steen Kirby (Senior Editor), Last Word On Tennis In a tightly contested three set US Open Women’s Final, the New World #1 Angelique Kerber battled past big serving Karolina Pliskova to capture the 2016 US Open title by a score of 6-3 4-6 6-4. In the opening set Kerber got off to a hot start, […] READ MORE


Why Germany’s Angelique Kerber will win the US Open

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For several years Serena Williams has rightly been the overwhelming favourite for every Grand Slam that she has entered. Williams has dominated the women’s game and is arguably the greatest female to ever pick up a racket. However, 2016 has seen another player emerge to challenge the American. That player is Germany’s Angelique Kerber, who […] READ MORE


Pica Power and Del Potro Power, The Story of 2016 Rio Olympic Tennis

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Many fans and pundits did not have high expectations for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but their fears were not confirmed, as Rio 2016 turned out to be tennis that was full of passion, national pride, and close matches in both singles and doubles. Andy Murray of course took home the men’s singles gold, he added […] READ MORE


Serena Williams Takes Home Two Wimbledon Titles In the Same Day

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Serena Williams tied an open era record and captured her 22nd career Grand Slam title with a comprehensive 7-5 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber. Williams entered Wimbledon as the tournament favorite, and left as a champion once again, as no one could match her blend of power tennis, and tactical experience. The title is #7 […] READ MORE


Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Final

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It’s finally here. Serena is going for Slam #22 against the woman who foiled her first attempt at 22. It’s a rematch of the Australian Open final, with Serena Williams facing Angelique Kerber. Predicting today are myself (Yesh Ginsburg), editor Steen Kirby, and contributors Bradey Bononcini, Ryan Schick, and John Lupo. Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon […] READ MORE


Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Semifinal Matches

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We’re up to the final four of women’s play and it has been an absolutely engrossing tournament. There have been surprises everywhere but we are finally ready to watch the semifinals. Our panelists are back to predict them for you. Predicting today are myself (Yesh Ginsburg), editor Steen Kirby, contributor Jeff Crady, and brand new […] READ MORE


Semifinals for the Aged?

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The game of tennis has evolved into one of the most physically demanding of all sports. Improved racquet technology has resulted in more powerful ground strokes and faster paced serves. The increase in power in turn has led to the development of a more physically fit player. That being said, it is surprising that the […] READ MORE


Women’s Quarterfinal Day

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As the sun sets on Centre Court and Wimbledon village, the women’s quarterfinal day provided a tennis world with exactly what they wanted: two Williams sisters wins, setting up interesting semis for each on Thursday. Both Williams Sisters Impress Both Serena and Venus Williams marched through the quarterfinal rounds with impressive wins, overwhelming their sometimes awestruck […] READ MORE


Venus Williams Rising

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Midway through the first set of Venus Williams‘ match Carla Suarez Navarro, a gentle but very present weight laid on the hearts of both the fans watching one of Wimbledon’s greatest in the stands of Court 1 and those watching from their homes on television. Like most of her matches this fortnight, Williams started slowly. […] READ MORE