First Round Matches to Watch on the Men’s Side at Roland Garros

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As the 2nd slam of the year begins in Paris, LWOT will take you through the matches to watch throughout the first three days at Roland Garros: (1)Rafael Nadal vs Alexandr Dolgopolov Embed from Getty Images The biggest loser of the draw is undoubtedly Ukranian Alexandr Dolgopolov. He’ll face 10-time Roland Garros champion, Rafael Nadal, […] READ MORE


ATP Year in Review #35-#39 including David Ferrer

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Continuing on from the enlightening previous last ATP 2017 season review of players ranked #40-#44. Now, it’s the turn of those who sneaked into the top-40, players from #35-#39. This incorporates the former world No.3, David Ferrer. #39: Andrey Rublev This 20 year old Next Gen ace, Andrey Rublev, announced his arrival on tour with […] READ MORE


ATP, WTA, Challengers, and ITF: Match-fixing is Still a Big Issue in Tennis

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After the BBC/Buzzfeed match-fixing inquiry that attacked tennis’ image in early 2016, the tennis authorities reacted announcing for Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis. The IRP should have “reviewed the effectiveness and appropriateness of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP), the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) and the Tennis Integrity Protection Programme (TIPP) and recommended any suggested changes.” After 18 months, the IRP hasn’t issued any […] READ MORE


Roger Federer advances to second round after Alexandr Dolgopolov retires

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Third seed Roger Federer moved into the second round of Wimbledon after Alexandr Dolgopolov retired with an ankle injury. The win was Federer’s 85th at the All-England Club, breaking a tie with Jimmy Connors for most all-time at the Championships. The seven-time Wimbledon broke to start the match, some sharp returning producing the early lead. After a quick hold for a 2-0 lead, […] READ MORE


Best of 5 2017 Australian Open Men’s Day 2 Including Verdasco-Djokovic

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Day 2 of the 2017 Australian Open features the defending champion Novak Djokovic playing his first match, along with fan favorite Gael Monfils, and a host of other talented shotmakers. Our panel of Steen Kirby, Yesh Ginsburg, Manuel Traquete, and Jacob Billings are on hand to offer their previews and predictions once again. Fernando Verdasco […] READ MORE