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Novak Djokovic saw his quest for the Calendar Slam end in defeat.
Calendar Slam Remains A Holy Grail Beyond Even The Big Three
Martin Keady - Sep 13, 2021

Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at Novak Djokovic’s failure to achieve the Calendar Slam, arguing that it shows just how incredibly hard that achievement is. It says everything about how hard it is to win the Calendar Slam, especially in the Men’s game, that not one of The Big Three – Roger […]

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Sebastian Baez Goes Deep at Another Challenger, But What Does the Future Hold?
David Gertler - Sep 13, 2021

Sebastian Baez walked up to the net somberly while his opponent in the final of the Kyiv Open, Franco Agamenome, fell onto clay, arms raised. It just wasn’t Baez’s day at the office, winning only 51% of his service points in a 5-7 2-6 defeat to Agamenome. But, despite the loss, the 20 year-old Baez […]

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WTA Luxembourg Open Day 1 Predictions Including Astra Sharma vs Clara Tauson
Nurein Ahmed - Sep 12, 2021

With the US Open complete, the WTA tour shifts its focus to Europe where the WTA Luxembourg Open will be the center of attention in the next seven days. We have predictions of all six matches on day one, with three of them in a separate article. WTA Luxembourg Open Day 1 Predictions Ludmilla Samsonova […]

Anastasia Potapova in action ahead of the WTA Luxembourg Open.
WTA Luxembourg Open Day 1 Predictions Including Alize Cornet vs Anastasia Potapova

There are six matches on the slate on day one at the WTA Luxembourg Open and there should be plenty of entertaining tennis for the fans in the Principality. As always, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match on the schedule, including Astra Sharma vs Clara Tauson. But who will […]

Donna Vekic in action ahead of the WTA Portoroz Open.
WTA Portoroz Day 1 Predictions Including Ana Konjuh vs Donna Vekic

The action begins in the scenic Slovenian seaside town of Portoroz. Amongst the matches on day one is the Croatian derby between Ana Konjuh and Donna Vekic, which should be the marquee match of the day. As always, we here at LWOT will be previewing every match for you. But who will come out on […]

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Six Key Moments That Led To Emma Raducanu’s US Open Title Victory

Emma Raducanu’s magnificent victory in the US Open final was the product of a series of moments produced in adversity. We assess the key moments and what was learned.

Emma Raducanu US Open Final
Emma Raducanu Wins Maiden Grand Slam at US Open
Steen Kirby - Sep 11, 2021

British teenager Emma Raducanu completed one of the most memorable summers in tennis history, going from Wimbledon surprise to US Open Champion over the course of the summer. The 18 year old made her WTA debut just months ago in Nottingham on grass, her Grand Slam debut came at home at Wimbledon where she went […]

Novak Djokovic 2021 US Open Semifinal
US Open Men’s Final Prediction Daniil Medvedev vs Novak Djokovic

Tennis fans will gather together to see if Novak Djokovic can win history and take the calendar year Grand Slam on Sunday. Djokovic faces Daniil Medvedev, the same opponent he defeated in straight sets in the Australian Open final earlier this year. Our panelists predict this highly anticipated US Open final matchup. Daniil Medvedev vs […]

Emma Raducanu US Open semifinal
Can Emma Raducanu Make It A Hat Trick of British Winners of the US Open?
Martin Keady - Sep 10, 2021

Ahead of the US Open Women’s Singles Final, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, considers the chances of Emma Raducanu becoming only the third British winner of a US Open Singles title. In total, only six Britons have ever won a US Singles title since the US Championships was first staged at the end of […]