Three Players to Watch at This Year’s US Open

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The past year in tennis has seen top players fall down the ranks, tennis’ brightest next gen stars come into their own, and more injuries than ever imaginable. This drama-filled season could become even more crazy with one more Grand Slam still to play for. In amongst the thrilling prospect of this year’s US Open […] READ MORE


ATP 2016 Year in Review: 16-20

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This offseason, Last Word On Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment includes the ATP 2016 players ranked 16-20. ATP 2016 Year in Review: 16-20 16. Roger Federer High Points: In all honesty, it’s been a season to forget for the Swiss superstar. That […] READ MORE


Wawrinka is King for a Day

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The naysayers will be out.  They always are when the underdog rises from the ashes to claim victory over the anointed one, or two, even three.  That was the case this past fortnight in Flushing, NY as Switzerland’s number two star, Stanislas Wawrinka, the third seed, disposed of the world number one, Novak Djokovic in […] READ MORE


2016 US Open–Hits and Misses

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US Open, the last major of 2016, has come to an end. Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic in a sensational final. Before the tournament started, not many must’ve seen this triumph coming. There were many twists and turns at this year’s open. Some players stepped their game up when it mattered the most to perform […] READ MORE




Eurosport’s Pathetic and Biased US Open Commentary

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For the most part I think Eurosport do a fairly good job with tennis; they’ve covered the Australian Open incredibly well for many years now, their Roland Garros coverage isn’t too bad either, and this year they’ve expanded into taking full exclusive US Open coverage in the UK following Sky not renewing their rights. That […] READ MORE



Kei Nishikori Stuns Britain’s Andy Murray at the US Open

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There won’t be a second US Open title for Andy Murray, at least not this year, after he was dumped out of Flushing Meadows by Kei Nishikori. The Japanese player showed great resilience to beat the World #2 in five sets, 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5, to reach only his second Grand Slam semi-final. Murray […] READ MORE


A Resurgent Caroline Wozniacki will Push Angelique Kerber

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Caroline Wozniacki decimated an injury-ravaged Anastasija Sevastova 6-0, 6-2 to set up a last four encounter with Angelique Kerber. The two-time US Open finalist continues to impress and showed that she’s a serious contender in New York. The Dane is on a roll and in defeating Sevastova managed to win her tenth set in a […] READ MORE