Zhu Lin in action ahead of the WTA Hua Hin Open.
Jim Smith - Feb 4, 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 […]

Dominic Thiem in action ahead of the ATP Antwerp Open.
Glenys Furness - Feb 3, 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 - Feb 3, 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 […]

Cameron Norrie in action at the Australian Open.
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 3, 2023

Playing on home soil can often be a huge advantage in Davis Cup, where the crowds tend to get absolutely crazy. Is that enough to give Colombia any chance in this tie against Great Britain? Which nation do you think will advance?

Yoshihito Nishioka US Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 3, 2023

Japan takes on Poland in a Davis Cup tie at the beautiful venue of Bourbon Beans Dome in Miki, (That’s where the Kobe Challenger is held too). Is there any way the home team loses this one with a much stronger roster and the advantage of playing in front of their crowd? Who do you […]

Bianca Andreescu in action at the WTA Adelaide International.
Nurein Ahmed - Feb 3, 2023

What began as a 32-player draw in Hua Hin is now trimmed down to four. Top seed Bianca Andreescu remains in contention at the Thailand Open to win her first WTA title since 2019. She faces a resurgent Lesia Tsurenko. While in the first match of the day Xinyu Wang and Lin Zhu will face […]

Mikael Ymer in action ahead of the ATP Stockholm Open.
Manuel Traquete - Feb 3, 2023

Sweden and Bosnia & Herzegovina will face this weekend in the Davis Cup World Group qualifiers in Stockholm. There might not be any top ranked players in either side, but both nations will be fielding some very good players and really fancy their chances to advance in what should be a very tight tie. Davis […]

Caroline Garcia WTA Mexico
Ryan Schick - Feb 2, 2023

The quarterfinals are set in Lyon and it has been an exciting tournament with plenty of upsets. Just three seeds reached the final eight including only one of the top four. However, top-seed Caroline Garcia is still alive and the clear favorite to win her twelfth career title. There is a lot of youth on […]

Stan Wawrinka Brisbane
Jethro Broughton - Feb 2, 2023

Switzerland may be without Roger Federer these days, but they’ll have plenty of confidence in a resurgent Stan Wawrinka and the impressive Marc-Andrea Husler to do a job in the singles. Germany also bring a strong team with Alexander Zverev (who is still coming back from a 7-month injury lay-off) and big-serving Oscar Otte. Who […]

Marton Fucsovics in action ahead of the Cincinnati Masters
Jakub Bobro - Feb 2, 2023

With the Australian Open behind us, we now get a weekend of team tennis on the men’s side with Davis Cup Qualifiers set to determine the Finals Group Stage field. As always, we here at LWOT will preview and predict every match. Who do you think will win? Davis Cup Predictions: Hungary vs France Zsombor […]

Bianca Andreescu in action at the WTA Guadalajara Open.
Nurein Ahmed - Feb 2, 2023

It’s quarterfinal day at the WTA Thailand Open in Hua Hin. We have four intriguing matches on the schedule, with the big one featuring top seed Bianca Andreescu taking on fifth seed Marta Kostyuk. Who will reach the semifinals? WTA Hua Hin Quarterfinal Predictions Xinyu Wang vs Heather Watson Head-to-head: first meeting Watson’s run has […]

Miomir Kecmanovic in action ahead of the ATP Naples Cup.
Jason Fernandes - Feb 2, 2023

With no Novak Djokovic competing for Serbia, can Norway pull off this upset in this Davis Cup tie? Whilst the state of Norway’s tennis is as good as it’s ever been headlined by current world #4 Casper Ruud who is coming off a stunning 2022 with two Grand Slam finals, another final at the ATP […]

Tommy Paul enjoyed a career-best 2022.
Manuel Traquete - Feb 2, 2023

The Davis Cup tie between the United States and Uzbekistan will feature two players who had excellent Australian Open performances on the US side: Tommy Paul went all the way to the semifinals, losing only to eventual champion and joint-record Slam holder Novak Djokovic. Mackenzie McDonald, on the other hand, scored the best match win […]

Caroline Garcia prepares for the WTA Guadalajara Open.
Jakub Bobro - Feb 1, 2023

Now approaching the halfway point of the WTA 250 tournament in Lyon, the draw is beginning to take shape and contenders are starting to stand out. As always, we here at LWOT will preview and predict every match. Who do you think will win? WTA Lyon Day 4 Predictions Anastasia Potapova vs Clara Burel Head-to-head: […]

Bianca Andreescu in action at the WTA Adelaide International.
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 1, 2023

The second round of the singles event will be wrapped up on Thursday at the 2023 WTA Thailand Open in Hua Hin. Top-seeded Bianca Andreescu continues her campaign against Anastasia Zakhrova. Will the Canadian be as comfortable as in her opening match with Harriet Dart? Who do you think will make the quarterfinals? WTA Hua […]

Jule Niemeier WTA Cluj
Nurein Ahmed - Jan 31, 2023

The Australian Open may be over, but tennis never stops. Day 3 at the WTA Open 6e Sens Metropole in Lyon will conclude two first-round matches. We will also find out the three players who will book their spots in the quarterfinals. As always, we here at LWOT have every match covered in our daily […]

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Colombian Davis Cup team.
Jakub Bobro - Jan 31, 2023

This is the first of two Davis Cup Qualifiers’ general previews for the weekend’s ties, starting with the six that will kick off on Friday. As always, we here at LWOT will preview and predict every match. You can find links to those match-by-match predictions throughout the article. Davis Cup Qualifiers Previews Hungary vs France […]

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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open.
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 31, 2023

Novak Djokovic is set to face third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open final in Melbourne on Sunday. Tsitsipas is at the peak of his physical powers at 24 and is going to face an opponent 11 years older than him. He is also the higher-seeded player. But the Greek is very much the […]

Aryna Sabalenka AO 2023
Steen Kirby - Jan 31, 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 […]