Alexander Bublik: 2019 Season in Review

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For 22-year-old Kazakh Alexander Bublik, 2019 can be seen as a forward stepping season. He finished the year at a career high #48, helped by a run to the finals in Newport and Chengdu. On his way to the Chengdu final, Bublik produced skillful shot-making to edge out an in-form Grigor Dimitrov. Three Challenger Titles […] READ MORE


Cilic’s Slickness Sees Off Krygios at ATP London

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With Roger Federer in top form and Murray returning to form, last year’s Wimbledon finalist, Marin Cilic, is slipping under the radar nicely. Marin Cilic’s Strength of Character in Tie-breaks Sees Him Through Cilic saw off the persistent, yet inconsistent Nick Krygios in two tie-breakers in the ATP London semifinals. Whilst his on-court movement is still […] READ MORE


2017 in Tennis: Indian Summers and Tomic’s Bleak Midwinter

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With 2017 coming to a close, and the 2018 tennis season already stirring, LWOT writer Finn Ranson looks back on some of the thrills and spills of 2017 – the good, the bad, the bizarre and the ugly… 2017 in Tennis: Indian Summers and Tomic’s Bleak Midwinter 2017 – the new 2007 The big four […] READ MORE


Wimbledon Champion Garbiñe Muguruza and New Coach Conchita Martinez Split

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Following Garbine Muguruza’s championship at Wimbledon, there was some thought that Conchita Martinez would stay on as the Spaniard’s coach, but the 1994 Wimbledon winner revealed she will not continue. Muguruza defeated 37-year old Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 Saturday in the final, winning the final nine games of the match to become the first player ever to defeat both Venus and Serena Williams […] READ MORE




Roger Federer reaches 11th Wimbledon final with win over Tomas Berdych

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Roger Federer moved one step closer to his record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over Tomas Berdych in the semifinals. The Swiss is looking for his second major title of the season after his win at the Australian Open and would snap a tie with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw with an eighth crown at the All-England Club. It looked […] READ MORE



A Weekend for the Underdogs

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Wimbledon is nearly done for another year and the finals are eagerly anticipated. As in Grand Slam tennis, not much can be predicted. The four players in the final are not who everybody could have banked on, bar possibly Roger Federer. So is this year the time for the underdog to take the crown? Why Marin […] READ MORE