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Massu Gonzalez 2004 Olympics
A Brief History of Modern Olympic Men’s Tennis
Martin Keady - Jul 31, 2021

Ahead of the Olympic Tennis Finals this weekend, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look back at the history of the Men’s Singles in modern Olympic Tennis. Just as modern tennis is often considered to have begun in 1968, with the start of the Open (or fully professional) era, so modern Olympic tennis […]



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Massu Gonzalez 2004 Olympics
A Brief History of Modern Olympic Men’s Tennis
Martin Keady - Jul 31, 2021

Ahead of the Olympic Tennis Finals this weekend, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look back at the history of the Men’s Singles in modern Olympic Tennis. Just as modern tennis is often considered to have begun in 1968, with the start of the Open (or fully professional) era, so modern Olympic tennis […]

Taylor Fritz in action at the ATP Atlanta Open.
ATP Atlanta Semifinal Predictions Including John Isner vs Taylor Fritz

The semifinals are set at the ATP Atlanta Open, with three of the four remaining players from the host country. The three Americans are throughout the spectrum of their careers, with Brandon Nakashima an up-and-comer looking to break into the top-100 next week after his run here, Taylor Fritz who is still young with plenty […]

Karol Drzewiecki and Aleksandar Vukic Poznan Open
Two First-Time Pairings to Contend for the Doubles Title at the Poznan Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Jul 30, 2021

Poznan, Poland– Karol Drzewiecki and Aleksandar Vukic defeated Hunter Johnson and Ruben Gonzales 6-4 6-4 to advance to the final of the Poznan Open in their very first event together. This is just a second professional final in doubles for the Australian, while Drzewiecki is fully focusing on this category of men’s events. The Pole […]

Casper Ruud in action ahead of the ATP Bastad Open.
ATP Kitzbuhel Final Prediction: Pedro Martinez vs Casper Ruud

We have reached the final of the ATP Generali Open in Kitzbuhel, Austria. Two men remain in contention for the title. Casper Ruud is ranked #14 in the world, and in search of his fourth title of the season and fifth of his career. Pedro Martinez, meanwhile, is in his first career final. Can he […]

Naomi Osaka 2021 French Open
Are We Pressuring Our Female Athletes To The Brink?

After the exits of Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka from the Tokyo Olympics, as well as Emma Raducanu from Wimbledon, all implicating pressure as a reason, I have to wonder: What are we doing to our female athletes? Has the pressure around these women gone too far? Hear me out for a sec. I really […]

Karen Khachanov in action at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics Gold Medal Match Predictions – Alexander Zverev vs Karen Khachanov

It may not be the final that most expected at the start of the week, but both Alexander Zverev and Karen Khachanov have earned their place in the showpiece event at the Tokyo Olympics. Both will also no doubt be desperate to get their hands on the gold medal. As always, we here at LWOT […]

Serena Williams Gold Medal
A Brief History of Modern Olympic Women’s Tennis

Ahead of the Olympic Tennis Finals this weekend, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look back at the history of the Women’s Singles in modern Olympic Tennis. Seoul 1988: Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Gabriela Sabatini (Argentina) 6–3 6–3 Modern Olympic tennis began with something of a bang in 1988 when Steffi Graf won […]

Novak Djokovic in action at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics Bronze Medal Match Predictions – Novak Djokovic vs Pablo Carreno Busta

Despite the disappointment of defeat in the semifinals, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta still have the chance to secure a medal for their country with the pair set to face off in the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics. As always, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for […]