Bianca Andreescu BNP Paribas Open-Day 8
Nurein Ahmed - Mar 27, 2023

Bianca Andreescu suffered a horrific ankle injury in her fourth-round match at the 2023 Miami Open. With Andreescu trailing by a set to Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova, the Canadian rolled her ankle in the third game of the second set. Andreescu was inconsolable as she screamed frightfully in front of a small pocket of fans on […]

John Isner in action ahead of the Dallas Open.
Brandon DeMuro - Feb 8, 2023

The ATP Dallas Open was in full swing Tuesday night with the opening round continuing. There were eight matches played yesterday and six more matches slated for today. The Dallas Open is only a week-long tournament so the action will be fast, it will be swift and it will be exciting. Here are the results […]

Aryna Sabalenka 2023 Australian Open
Liam McBride - Feb 5, 2023

A year ago it was a different picture for Aryna Sabalenka. It was a scene of struggle, perseverance, and endurance without a reward at the end of the process. 428 double faults in 2022 alone; it was a grueling watch all too often. Early on she lost twice in Adelaide (that’s just how tennis works […]

Garbine Muguruza in action at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships.
Brandon DeMuro - Feb 5, 2023

Let’s go back to the year 2016. It’s May in France and all the women of the WTA tour are preparing for the 2nd Major of the year. You have a slew of contenders, #1 seed Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska, Angelique Kerber, and others. Enter Garbiñe Muguruza, Muguruza entered the tournament as the #4 seed […]

Rinky Hijikata US Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 5, 2023

Yibing Wu became the first player to break the top 100 in 2023. The Chinese player made it by reaching the final in Cleveland, but he did not go on to win the event, losing to Aleksandar Kovacevic. Roman Safiullin, Matteo Arnaldi, and Rinky Hijikata were the other winners in the very exciting week of […]

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 […]

Bianca Andreescu in action at the WTA Adelaide International.
Matthew Johns - Jan 30, 2023

Bianca Andreescu broke onto the scene as a teenager in 2019 by winning the US Open, becoming the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title. That was not the only big title she won that year, picking up Premier Mandatory (now called WTA 1000) crowns at Indian Wells and the Rogers Cup. However, […]

David Goffin Davis Cup
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 29, 2023

All three winners of ATP Challenger Tour events this week were ranked inside the top 100. David Goffin and Federico Coria were the top seeds in their respective events, while Gregoire Barrere was the highest-ranked player in the field after Quentin Halys’s withdrawal. Read back on this week’s action: Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve David Goffin had to pull […]

Novak Djokovic Australian Open 2023
Nurein Ahmed - Jan 29, 2023

Novak Djokovic captured a record-extending 10th Australian Open title on Sunday after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets. Djokovic simultaneously ties the men’s all-time record of 22 Grand Slams jointly held with Rafael Nadal. The Serbian star is also set to reclaim the No. 1 ranking officially on Monday, a little over six months from […]

Novak Djokovic 2023 Australian Open Final with trophy in background
Jim Smith - Jan 29, 2023

Novak Djokovic entered the Australian Open final on Sunday evening in Melbourne a whopping 9-0 in such matches in his career. It did not take long in his match against Stefanos Tsitsipas to realize he was well on his way to extending the perfect record to 10-0. The tenth title for Djokovic at this event […]

Aryna Sabalenka AO 2023
Steen Kirby - Jan 28, 2023

Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus captured her maiden Grand Slam title, defeating Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan 4-6 6-3 6-4 in perhaps the best Australian Open women’s final in the last decade. Sabalenka, playing in her first ever Grand Slam title at age 24, cemented herself as the most in-form player in women’s tennis today, winning a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Andrea Collarini Wimbledon
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 23, 2023

Three ATP Challenger Tour events were held during the opening week of the 2023 Australian Open. Andrea Collarini and Alexander Shevchenko managed to grab their second titles at this level. Meanwhile, the French youngster Arthur Cazaux was still going strong in Nonthaburi but was eventually stopped by Sho Shimabukuro. Read back on this week’s action: […]

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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Denis Shapovalov at ATP Miami
Joshua Hall - Jan 23, 2023

After starting 2023 with a promising quarterfinal in Adelaide against Novak Djokovic, Denis Shapovalov has since continued the vein of form that summarised his previous year on the tour. The Canadian has posted a 2-5 Win/Loss record since the Australian Open. Much of the showings in the early hard court swing have been hugely disappointing, […]

Jannik Sinner Australian Open
Jack Edward - Jan 23, 2023

Talk about a day’s play in Miami. Lucky fans at the Hard Rock Stadium will get the chance to see a first meeting between Taylor Fritz and Holger Rune, a revenge match between Carlos Alcaraz and Tommy Paul and a bludgeoning affair between Jannik Sinner and Andrey Rublev. The round of 16 is dripping with […]

Elena Rybakina at WTA Miami
Ryan Schick - Jan 23, 2023

Tuesday’s first set of WTA quarterfinal matches in Miami are locked in with plenty of firepower. Elena Rybakina is one of the hottest players on the WTA tour and is  just three matches away from completing the sunshine double. She takes on surprise quarterfinalist Martina Trevisan who is into her first career quarterfinal at a […]

Ricardas Berankis Challenger Tour
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 23, 2023

All four ATP Challenger Tour events of the past week were held in Europe this time around. Ricardas Berankis and Alessandro Giannessi got back into the winners’ circle after a period of struggle, while Jurij Rodionov and Hugo Grenier just keep piling up Challenger titles in the last couple of years. Three of the four […]

Aryna Sabalenka at WTA Miami
Jakub Bobro - Jan 23, 2023

We are down to the final 16 women at WTA Miami, crossing over into the second week of the event. As always, we here at LWOT will preview and predict every match. Who do you think will win? WTA Miami Day 7 Predictions Sorana Cirstea vs Marketa Vondrousova Head-to-head: Cirstea 1-1 Vondrousova Making her first […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas at Indian Wells
Nurein Ahmed - Jan 23, 2023

Eight matches are in store at the Miami Open on Monday, Day 6 of ATP play. Second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas will play his first match at the tournament when he squares off against Cristian Garin. We also predict the rest of the day’s matches in a separate article. Who will reach the fourth round in […]

Daniil Medvedev at ATP Miami
Nurein Ahmed - Jan 23, 2023

As we round up the first week of the ATP Miami Open, the draw is starting to take its expected shape. But we have seen a handful of upsets already with some unexpected matchups in the remaining third-round matches. We also predict the rest of the day’s matches in a separate article. So who will […]

Anastasia Potapova US OPEN
Jack Edward - Jan 23, 2023

It’s Day 7 of the WTA Miami Open and we’re down to the Round of 16. Things are really starting to heat up with a huge hitting affair between Qinwen Zheng and Anastasia Potapova and an intriguing encounter between Australian Open semifinalist Magda Linette and super-consistent Jesscia Pegula taking place. As always at LWOT, we’ve […]