Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic at the Tokyo Olympics

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Alexander Zverev has downed Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the Olympic Games. He now has the opportunity to play for a gold medal against Russia’s Karen Khachanov. Though it was Zverev’s first appearance at the Olympics, he looked right at home playing for his country on the biggest stage. He had sailed through his […] READ MORE



British Men’s Tennis Is Thriving, Whatever Happens To Andy Murray

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Late Wednesday, after nearly four hours on-court, Andy Murray pulled off another stunning five-set victory against Oscar Otte. It’s a sight nobody should be taking for granted, with years of conditioning and struggle behind his dogged comeback. Winning against Denis Shapovalov this Friday could be asking too much of the man with the metal hip […] READ MORE


Feliciano Lopez: This Week’s Player To Watch (June 23-June 29)

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Every week, LastWordOnTennis will highlight a player to keep an eye on as tournaments are played around the world. This week’s selection is Feliciano Lopez. With only two weeks between the French Open and Wimbledon, the transition time for players to get used to grass courts has never been shorter. The Mallorca Championships makes its […] READ MORE





French Open Men’s Dark Horses

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The French Open draw has been released, and fans have been shocked by an unfamiliar sight. For the first time ever, the “Big Three” are in the same half of the draw. Joining them are huge-hitting Russian Andrey Rublev,potential future world #1 Jannik Sinner, the man with the third-most wins in 2021, Cameron Norrie, 2021’s […] READ MORE


Gael Monfils: This Week’s Player To Watch (May 19-May 25)

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Every week, LastWordOnTennis will highlight a player to keep an eye on as tournaments are played around the world. This week’s selection is Gael Monfils. After some of the densest weeks in the calendar, the ATP Tour is a little quieter in the run up to Roland Garros. Two 250-level events, Geneva and Lyon, will […] READ MORE


Iga Swiatek: This Week’s Player To Watch (May 12-May 18)

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Every week, LastWordOnTennis will highlight a player to keep an eye on as tournaments are played around the world. This week’s selection is Iga Swiatek. Though the Madrid Masters finished at the hands of Aryna Sabalenka only last Saturday, the tennis calendar is so tightly packed that the Italian Open has already begun. The field […] READ MORE