Australian Open

Jiri Lehecka Belgrade
Joshua Hall - Jan 31, 2023

Jiri Lehecka surprised many and put on a career best performance, making the quarterfinals at the Australian Open. The Czech knocked out notable names such as Borna Coric, Cameron Norrie and Felix Auger-Aliassime along the way. Although he went out to eventual finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets, it was a close match with Lehecka’s […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 27, 2023

America’s hopes of having its first men’s Grand Slam winner since Andy Roddick (2003) are no more. After an impressive run, the US’s last man standing, Tommy Paul, was jettisoned by Novak Djokovic in a straight-sets semifinal slaughter on Friday. The Joker will now face Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in a rematch of the 2021 French […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas 2022 AO
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 27, 2023

Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece beat 18th seed Karen Khachanov of Russia 7-6 6-4 6-7 6-3 in the first Australian Open semifinal in Melbourne on Friday. It is the second time that the 24-year-old Greek has qualified for the final of a Grand Slam, his first being in the 2021 French Open, where he […]

Novak Djokovic 2023 Australian Open
Jack Edward - Jan 27, 2023

On Friday in Melbourne, Novak Djokovic defeated Tommy Paul 7-5 6-1 6-2 in the semifinals of the Australian Open. With the win, the Serb is into his tenth final in Australia. The numbers are starting to get a little mind-boggling, so we’ve condensed the stats behind his most recent victory into a list of the […]

Tommy Paul enjoyed a career-best 2022.
Shane Black - Jan 26, 2023

Tommy Paul is amidst a two-week run that can only be described as career-changing. Once overshadowed by his American peers, Paul has forced his name into the conversation as the best American on the ATP Tour with his play in Melbourne. This, however, did not happen overnight. Over the past 18 months, the 25-year-old American […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 26, 2023

After 11 days of Melbourne Park madness, two women have emerged from the 128 that entered the 2023 Australian Open. Last year’s Wimbledon winner, Elena Rybakina, will be looking for her second Grand Slam title in her last three tries. Meanwhile, Aryna Sabalenka sets out to nab the first major title of her blossoming career. […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 25, 2023

The semis are set at the 2023 Australian Open. Novak Djokovic made quick work of No. 5 seed Andrey Rublev on Tuesday en route to his 26th consecutive win at Melbourne Park. He’ll now face 25-year-old Tommy Paul – the United States’ last hope for an Australian Open champion. Paul took care of compatriot Ben […]

Novak Djokovic Australian Open Round 3
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 25, 2023

Fourth seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia beat fifth seed Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1 6-2 6-4 on Wednesday to move into the Australian Open semifinals. The 35-year-old thus remained in pursuit of a record-equaling 22nd Grand Slam title and is only a couple of matches away from an incredible 10th title in Melbourne Park. The […]

Karen Khachanov in action at the ATP Adelaide International.
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 24, 2023

18th seed Karen Khachanov of Russia beat 29th seed Sebastian Korda of the United States 7-6 6-3 3-0 in an Australian Open quarterfinal match in Melbourne on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Russian thus made it to back-to-back semifinals in Grand Slams, as he also qualified for the last four of the 2022 US Open. On the […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 24, 2023

What was once 256 players is down to 12. Two quarterfinal matches have wrapped up on each side, with Karen Khachanov, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Victoria Azarenka, and Elena Rybakina already booking spots in the semis. Just a pair of American players remain after top-seeded female Jessica Pegula was outmatched on Monday by two-time Australian Open winner […]

Andrey Rublev faces a tough task at the Australian Open.
Liam McBride - Jan 24, 2023

Andrey Rublev has now reached seven Grand Slam quarterfinals. That is a solid achievement for a player yet to celebrate his 26th birthday. Unfortunately, he has lost all six that he has played and it is hard to see a different outcome the seventh time around. The reason: he will be facing world #5 (and […]

Magda Linette United Cup
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 24, 2023

Of the eight quarterfinalists at the 2023 Australian Open women’s singles event, Magda Linette is the only one who had never been at that stage of a Slam before. In fact, she had never featured in the second week of a Major before this fortnight, losing all her previous six third-round matches. What’s suddenly so […]

Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open.
Matthew Johns - Jan 24, 2023

Victoria Azarenka is back into the semifinals of the Australian Open, for the first time since winning the tournament in 2013, after beating world #3 Jessica Pegula 6-4 6-1. The two-time Australian Open champion collected her 153rd main draw Grand Slam win, equalling Martina Hingis at 13th place in the open era all-time list. Clinical from […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 23, 2023

And then there were eight. What started as 128 in the women’s field has dwindled to an ocho, with just one American hopeful left in the mix. Jessica Pegula is the last lady standing for the US and also the highest-ranked seed of the remaining players. Bet on the winner, finalists, and more at top […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 23, 2023

The quarterfinals are set for the 2023 Aussie Open. With just eight men remaining, it’s time to lock in your bets for this year’s finalists. At top tennis betting sites, you can pick the winner and bet on whether or not a player will make it to the final court. Here’s a look at the […]

Elena Rybakina Australian Open 2023
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 23, 2023

When Elena Rybakina won the 2022 edition of Wimbledon, she was flying under the radar until the tournament’s latter stages. The Kazakh was seeded 17th and had never been past the quarterfinal stage of a Grand Slam event. Her game was perfect for the conditions though and she played a near-flawless fortnight to make sure […]

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Caroline Garcia in action ahead of the WTA Lyon Open.
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 23, 2023

It will be a fascinating final at the 2023 WTA Lyon Open. The world #5 and top seed of this event, Caroline Garcia, takes on Alycia Parks, who’s currently on a 14-match win streak indoors. Who do you think will win and go home with the title?  WTA Lyon Final Prediction Caroline Garcia vs Alycia […]

Zhu Lin in action ahead of the WTA Hua Hin Open.
Jim Smith - Jan 23, 2023

After an entertaining week of tennis in Thailand, the final is set at the WTA Hua Hin Open. Lesia Tsurenko has enjoyed an impressive return to form whilst Zhu Lin has continued her solid start to the season. It promises to be an entertaining final and, as always, we here at LWOT will be offering […]

Pedro Cachin in action ahead of the Davis Cup.
Manuel Traquete - Jan 23, 2023

Argentina aren’t bringing their #1 ranked player Diego Schwartzman to this Davis Cup tie but they’re arguably still at least slight favorites to make it past Finland here, although home advantage for Finland is potentially an equalizer. It should certainly be a well-contested tie and, as always, we here at LWOT are offering our predictions […]

David Goffin Davis Cup
Jakub Bobro - Jan 23, 2023

After the first half of Davis Cup Qualifiers kicked off on Friday, the second half will begin play tomorrow. Can Soonwoo Kwon lead Korea to a home upset of David Goffin’s Belgium? As always, we here at LWOT will preview and predict every match. Who do you think will win? Davis Cup Predictions: Korea Republic […]

Camila Osorio WTA Bogota
Jason Fernandes - Jan 23, 2023

Heading into the final four in Lyon we have top seed Caroline Garcia looking to take the title in her home country alongside three unseeded players, who’ve all never lifted a WTA title on a hardcourt before. WTA Lyon Semi-Final Predictions Alycia Parks vs Maryna Zanevska Head-to-head: 0-0 Embed from Getty Images Alycia Parks has […]

Jiri Lehecka Belgrade
Jason Fernandes - Jan 23, 2023

Long gone are the days of the Czech Republic having Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek, the dynamic duo who led the nation to several Davis Cup titles. Now, all the hopes of the Czechs lies in the hand of recent Australian Open quarterfinalist Jiri Lehecka. Davis Cup Portugal vs Czech Republic Nuno Borges vs Jiri […]

Dominic Thiem in action ahead of the ATP Antwerp Open.
Glenys Furness - Jan 23, 2023

Croatia take on Austria in a Davis Cup qualifier with home advantage for the Croats. Croatian Captain Vedran Martic has chosen an indoor hard court for the tie. Davis Cup Predictions: Croatia vs Austria Borna Coric vs Dennis Novak Coric is the higher ranked of these two players, being in the Top 30. Novak, on […]

Tallon Griekspoor Australian Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 23, 2023

Netherlands takes on Slovakia in an indoor Davis Cup tie in Groningen. Will the Dutchmen be hurt by Botic van de Zandschulp’s injury or is Tim van Rijthoven actually the better choice for singles under the roof? Which country do you think will advance? Davis Cup Predictions: Netherlands vs Slovakia Tallon Griekspoor vs Lukas Klein […]