Big Names Eliminated From The Tokyo Olympics

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are well underway and plenty of surprises have been developing throughout the competition. Several big names in both the men’s and women’s draws have been knocked out early. Here are the biggest names that have lost who were predicted to go far at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Naomi Osaka World No.2 […] READ MORE


The Obstacles Between Djokovic and Gold, Ranked

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Novak Djokovic has been sailing through a barrage of challenges at the Tokyo Olympics as if it were an easy put away at the net. But even the GOAT struggles with his overhead sometimes, so here’s a look at the biggest hurdles Djokovic has on his way to his quest for an Olympic Gold Medal, […] READ MORE




Back on Hard Courts, Can Aslan Karatsev Recapture the Magic?

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While the first signs of his incoming big breakthrough came playing clay-court Challengers in Czechia after the tour restarted, Aslan Karatsev has found success at ATP-level have come almost exclusively on hard courts. After a poor patch of play in the grass-court season and the latter half of the clay-court one, can the Russian recapture […] READ MORE


Tokyo Olympics: Women’s Singles Draw Analysis

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Precisely 32 nations will be represented at the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s singles tennis tournament, which runs from July 24th through August 1st. The matches will be played at the Ariake Coliseum. It is the venue that usually hosts the WTA Pan Pacific Open. Tokyo Olympics 2020: Women’s Singles Draw Analysis Top half, first […] READ MORE


Tokyo Olympics Men’s Draw Analysis

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The Tokyo Olympics men’s singles draw has been released, and it is bringing a number of exciting first-round clashes! Though it seemed like everyone and their grandmother withdrew from the Olympics, there is still an exciting tournament ahead with Novak Djokovic looking to become the first man to achieve the Golden Slam and the rest […] READ MORE


Tokyo Olympics Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse, and Early Exit

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Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (taking place in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic), five Last Word On Tennis writers-–Vithun Illankovan, Damian Kust, Anurag Sahay, Steen Kirby and Jakub Bobro––make their Men’s Singles predictions. We will also have a separate roundtable for the Women’s Singles. Tokyo Olympics Men’s Roundtable Predictions Champion – Who will win Gold […] READ MORE


Benoît Paire Won’t Represent France in Tokyo Olympics

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Benoît Paire has been “barred” from representing France at the Tokyo Olympics. The Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) has decided to exclude the 31-year-old from selection. This is not the first time that Paire has had a run in with his own Tennis Federation. Benoît Paire won’t represent France in the Tokyo Olympics During the […] READ MORE