WTA Abu Dhabi Open: Sabalenka Stands Tall, Breakthrough For Gasanova

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Some things in tennis will most likely remain unchanged even in these disorientating times. Aryna Sabalenka playing tennis at a breakneck pace, with power and courage, is one of them. The soon-to-be World No.7 sealed a perfect week in the Emirati capital by winning the inaugural WTA Abu Dhabi Open, beating the hopeless Veronika Kudermetova […] READ MORE



Serena Williams Shocked for Second Straight Year

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By Yesh Ginsburg (Senior Editor), Last Word on Tennis. For the second straight year, Serena Williams has been shockingly upset in the US Open semifinals. Last year, she was taken out by a masterclass performance by Italian Roberta Vinci. This year, it was the Czech phenom Karolina Pliskova who got the better of the current […] READ MORE


Dominika Cibulkova vs Karolina Pliskova in Eastbourne final

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In the 42nd year of the Eastbourne International tennis event, Dominika Cibulkova will meet Karolina Pliskova in the 2016 final of the event. The two players have only ever met once before in previous meetings and Cibulkova won that match 6-7 6-3 6-3 in the semifinals of the 2014 Kuala Lumpur event. Cibulkova and Pliskova […] READ MORE




Unbeatable Alison Riske Dominating the Grass

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In the second half of 2015, Alison Riske managed just one victory in eight tournaments and was on the cusp of falling out of the top #100. Six months later and she looks to have rediscovered the form that carried her as high as #40 in the world – on her favourite surface. Nine matches into […] READ MORE




WTA Rogers Cup: New Faces to Follow

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The WTA rankings are always in a constant state of flux; as some players work their way up towards the top, others find themselves sinking towards the bottom. As players win more and their ranking rises so do their direct entries into big tournaments and subsequently the big prize money follows. At each tournament new […] READ MORE