Will Felix Auger-Aliassime be one of the 2021 ATP Tour Players to watch
2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Felix Auger-Aliassime
Fraser Learmonth - Jan 22, 2021

There’s no doubt Felix Auger-Aliassime is a talented tennis player. At just 20 years old, the young Canadian is currently ranked 21 in the world. As such, it’s no surprise he’s already made six ATP Tour finals. What is surprising though is that he is yet to win one. Winning a tour-level title is no […]

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Andrey Rublev in action at the ATP Finals.
Why Andrey Rublev is Men’s Tennis’ Most Dangerous Rising Star
Jethro Broughton - Jan 23, 2021

Over the years, the term ‘rising star’ has been thrown around almost every time a young exciting talent emerges on the ATP tour. We have grown accustomed to seeing a handful of young players, nowadays dubbed as the ‘NextGen’, putting together impressive strings of results, which never fails to generate immense excitement around them. Russia’s […]

An Australian Open Like None Before
LWOT Staff - Jan 21, 2021

This is a time when all sporting events are following very strict rules. The situation is unprecedented, with sporting tournaments and events all over the world facing some of the strangest and most difficult times since wartime. This is no different for the Australian Open tennis tournament, usually scheduled for the third week in January. […]

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The Australian Open: Embarrassing, Stupid, and Unfair
Jason Fernandes - Jan 17, 2021

By now I’m sure you know the situation in Australia due to COVID: If you don’t live there you can’t visit unless you have citizenship; if your parents or kids are there and you haven’t seen them for God knows how long you still can’t enter. Even if you have citizenship and are re-entering the […]

Francesca Jones Defying the Odds

Francesca Jones qualified for the 2021 Australian Open in the United Arab Emirates, where the qualifying was held due to COVID-19. The young Brit had been one of the lowest ranked players in qualifying. She only made the event due to other players withdrawing. Jones defeated Lu Jiajing in the final round to book her […]

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2021 Men’s Tennis Predictions: New Generation Takes Over or Big 3 Dominance?
Fraser Learmonth - Jan 16, 2021

It finally happened. For the first time since 2016, someone not named Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer won a Grand Slam title. Granted, Djokovic had to get himself disqualified for it to happen, but it happened nonetheless. That, followed by Daniil Medvedev’s scintillating unbeaten run to victory in the ATP Finals in London […]

Ahead of the Australian Open, 47 players have been placed in a hard quarantine
Australian Open: 47 Players In Hard Quarantine After Positive Tests on Two Chartered Flights

On Saturday, it was discovered that three passengers on flights from Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi heading to Melbourne for the Australian Open had tested positive for the coronavirus. Now, 47 players will be stuck in a hard quarantine in their hotels for the next 14 days. On the flight from Los Angeles flight number […]

Hubert Hurkacz in action at the Delray Beach Open
Hubert Hurkacz Wins the Delray Beach Open: Match Analysis

Hubert Hurkacz won the Delray Beach Open this week, defeating up-and-comer Sebastian Korda 6-3 6-3. The Pole had waited over a year to win his second ATP title after winning his first in Winston-Salem in August 2019. After a relatively disappointing 2020, Hurkacz will hope to use this win as a springboard to a more […]

Aryna Sabalenka at the WTA Abu Dhabi Open
Can Aryna Sabalenka Make A Major Breakthrough In 2021?

Women’s tennis might just be the most competitive sport in the world at the moment. In the four years since Serena Williams won the 2017 Australian Open, her 23rd and so far final Major, no fewer than nine different women have enjoyed a maiden Grand Slam triumph, with Naomi Osaka being the only one of […]