It’s another Slam, and we’re back with more predictions. Joining us to pick matches on the first day of Wimbledon 2016 is myself (Yesh Ginsburg), senior editor Steen Kirby, and LWOS contributor Jeff Crady. Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Day 1 Matches Naomi Broady vs Elina Svitolina Steen: Britain’s Broady has been struggling as of […] READ MORE
Tag: Laura Robson
Laura Robson Returns To Winning Ways
The former British No.1 player and Olympic medallist Laura Robson mounted the biggest win in her comeback as she outplayed World No. 65 Varvara Lepchenko in little over an hour. Robson, who has struggled with her confidence and consistency since returning to the tour, managed to play a near faultless match in order to get […] READ MORE
Can Johanna Konta Spark Heather Watson Back Into Life?
Another first round, another defeat for Heather Watson as she bowed out of the Korea Open last week against Elizaveta Kulichkova, and again on Monday against Jelena Jankovic. She has five first round defeats in her last six tournaments. Since coming within two points of defeating Serena Williams on the grass of Wimbledon, the Guernsey-born […] READ MORE
A Closer Look At Wimbledon’s Wildcards
There are several ways of getting into Wimbledon. You can get in directly with a high enough ranking, you can qualify for the event, or you can be lucky enough to receive a wildcard. Wildcards are passes that give players a direct entry into a main draw if they aren’t able to directly enter due […] READ MORE
The Return Of Laura Robson: A Question Of Approach
Seventeen months. It’s the amount of time that former British #1 Laura Robson has spent away from the WTA tour. Today, this former prodigy made her long awaited — and often postponed — comeback to women’s tennis, taking on Eastbourne’s top qualifying seed: Daria Gavrilova. The Russian-turned-Aussie has already pushed Simona Halep and defeated Maria […] READ MORE
Do the women of British tennis have a bright future?
British tennis has been dominated by the men’s game for many years with the likes to Tim Henman and most recently Andy Murray having the hopes of a nation pinned on them every time a Grand Slam comes around. Although Henman was never able to win a Grand Slam, Andy Murray has renewed the hope […] READ MORE