ATP Rome Day 2 Predictions Including Milos Raonic vs Adrian Mannarino

|

Clay court tennis is back in full flight as the first round of the 2020 ATP Italian Open in Rome continues. Seeded 13th, Milos Raonic will try to find his best tennis on a surface that doesn’t really suit his game. Meanwhile, 2018 Roland Garros semifinalist Marco Cecchinato will see if he can channel some […] READ MORE


ATP Rome Masters Day 1 Predictions Including Taylor Fritz vs Stefano Travaglia

|

The 2020 Italian Open in Rome will be the only ATP Masters 1000 event which will precede the French Open, due to a major reshuffle of the tennis calendar as a result of COVID-19. The makeshift schedule will also see the Rome Masters have a Monday final. Day 1 will see the conclusion of qualifying […] READ MORE


Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is Heating Up at the US Open

|

Whether Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has been playing beer pong or not in the US Open bubble remains unknown. But he is certainly stepping up his game on the court. At 21 years of age, Davidovich is the youngest Spaniard to reach the round of 16 of a Grand Slam since Rafael Nadal at the 2008 […] READ MORE


Alexander Zverev: A Tough Fourth-Round Test to Come?

|

For the second year in a row, Alexander Zverev has reached the fourth round of the US Open. For a player whose record at the Majors is much maligned, he now has the chance to make a statement run, to add to his semifinal showing at the Australian Open earlier this year and the two […] READ MORE


US Open Men’s Day 7 Predictions Including Denis Shapovalov vs David Goffin

|

A spot in the 2020 US Open men’s quarterfinals is on the line on Sunday with Denis Shapovalov squaring off with David Goffin, and world #1 Novak Djokovic looking to continue his string of dominant showings. Our panel of Damian Kust and Ewan West offer their predictions. Novak Djokovic vs Pablo Carreno Busta Embed from […] READ MORE


WATCH: Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Hits Insane Volley at US Open

|

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (or ADF as he will surely come to be called) may just have invented a new tennis shot: the “holley,” or “hotdog volley.” On his way to defeating the last remaining Briton at the US Open, Cameron Norrie, in four sets in their delayed second round match, he produced a reaction volley […] READ MORE


US Open Proving a Struggle for Brits

|

During the long coronavirus lockdown, British tennis players, like the tennis players of most countries, largely had to settle for playing each other, first in a men-only “Battle of the Brits” tournament and then in a team equivalent that featured both male and female players. Those phony battles are now over and competitive tennis has […] READ MORE



US Open Men’s Day 3 Predictions Including Novak Djokovic vs Kyle Edmund

|

Round 2 action begins at the US Open with Novak Djokovic facing top Brit Kyle Edmund and American Taylor Fritz in action. Damian Kust, Yesh Ginsburg, and Jim Smith offer their predictions. Novak Djokovic vs Kyle Edmund Embed from Getty Images Damian: Djokovic had a weaker period in the second set against Dzumhur but most […] READ MORE


US Open Men’s Day 1 Predictions Including Novak Djokovic vs Damir Dzumhur

|

Perhaps the strangest US Open in history will kick off in New York on Monday in the COVID-19 bubble. We here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for 24 matches on day, including Reilly Opelka vs David Goffin, Denis Shapovalov vs Sebastian Korda, Borna Coric vs Pablo Andujar, Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Albert Ramos and Alexander […] READ MORE