Djordje Djokovic and Serbia Open 2022: LWOS exclusive

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“I’m a perfectionist. I have a very high standard for myself  and I don’t like to miss out on anything,” says Djordje Djokovic, the youngest of the Djokovic brothers. Djordje is the key figure behind the Serbia Open, the country’s first ATP tournament, for which he is the tournament director. Held along the banks of […] READ MORE


Why Novak Djokovic will (probably) win the 2021 Australian Open

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Novak Djokovic beat Dominic Thiem in five sets for the Australian Open in 2020. He’s likely to win the title again this year. Here’s why: Djokovic has already contracted Covid-19 earlier last year. His ill-fated Adria Tour in the summer was meant to bring tennis back after the pandemic halted sporting events.  But after Grigor […] READ MORE


Ten Terrible Things In Tennis In 2020

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As has become customary in recent years, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at 2020, beginning with the unfortunate and regrettable events of the year. COVID Embed from Getty Images There are absolutely no prizes for guessing what is No.1 on this list. Indeed, it might have been easier simply to write a […] READ MORE


Nick Kyrgios – Tennis’ Biggest Hypocrite

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We all know Nick Kyrgios, the Australian who’s never made a Grand Slam semifinal, never won a Masters event, and never even made the top ten. Just off that alone it’s obvious we don’t know him for his tennis results; instead, he’s mostly known for being someone who personally abuses fellow players, fans, linespeople, umpires, […] READ MORE


Frances Tiafoe Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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After the disastrous fallout from the Adria Tour, one might have hoped that tennis had learned its lesson. Unfortunately, that does not appear to be the case. Instead, Frances Tiafoe, ranked 81st in the world, has tested positive for the virus, forcing him to withdraw from the DraftKings All-American Team Cup in Atlanta. The exhibition […] READ MORE



Novak Djokovic Illustrates Why the Blame Game Must Change

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Is there anything human beings enjoy more than apportioning blame? It is a phenomenon doubtless amplified by the advent of social media, but one rather suspects that it is as old as society itself. But it is also reductive. The ‘blame game’ has little to no interest in contrition, let alone taking a measured view. […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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World #1 Novak Djokovic has become the latest casualty of the Adria Tour, testing positive for coronavirus. Yesterday, world #19 Grigor Dimitrov, who played in both the Serbian and Croatian legs of the Tour, revealed that he had tested positive for the virus, raising concerns that the virus would spread amongst the rest of the […] READ MORE


Grigor Dimitrov Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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In the wake of his withdrawal from the Croatian leg of the Adria Tour, world #19 Grigor Dimitrov has announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The Bulgarian, who looked listless in a 1-4 1-4 defeat at the hands of Borna Coric yesterday, flew back to Monaco where he tested positive. That positive test […] READ MORE