Does Stan Wawrinka have another Slam in him?

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Stan Wawrinka is on the comeback trail. The 35-year-old Swiss #2 has had a fair share of injuries. Most recently back in 2017. In the semifinal of Roland Garros that year, Wawrinka was facing the runner up from the previous year, Andy Murray. The Brit and Swiss pushed each other hard for five sets, with […] READ MORE


ATP Cologne Indoors Day 2 Predictions Including Andy Murray vs Fernando Verdasco

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On Monday at the ATP Cologne Indoors, a number of seeds made early exits. That included the in-form Filip Krajinovic and Jan-Lennard Struff. Wildcard Mischa Zverev, meanwhile, claimed a rare win at the expense of John Millman. We here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match on the slate on day two, […] READ MORE


Stan the Man looks to Continue Fine Form at French Open

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Five years ago, Stan Wawrinka produced one of the best performances in a Grand Slam final when he defeated Novak Djokovic in four sets to lift La coupe de Mousquetaires and his second of three Grand Slam titles. Despite being held back by a knee injury and parting ways with coach Magnus Norman, the man who […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem’s tough path to French Open glory

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Dominic Thiem faces a tough draw at the 2020 French Open, as he looks to win a second consecutive Grand Slam title. The Austrian lifted his first Major title at the US Open just two weeks ago. Thiem is largely seen as the third favorite in Paris, after Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. In the […] READ MORE


French Open Day 1 Men’s Predictions Including Stan Wawrinka vs Andy Murray

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Former Grand Slam Champions Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka will face off on the opening day of the French Open. Our panel of Andrew Watson and Damian Kust offer their predictions for this exciting match and a number of others on the opening day of the tournament. Stan Wawrinka vs Andy Murray Embed from Getty […] READ MORE


Roland Garros Men’s Singles Watchability Power Rankings

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Late September, Wilson balls, no Fernando Verdasco for the first time since 2003, there’s a roof…this Roland Garros edition is shaping up to be quite bizarre. At the same time, Rafael Nadal will still teach free lessons to a couple of unlucky souls in the first week. Some things never change. But let’s go straight […] READ MORE


Five Must-Watch French Open First-Round Matches

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The draw for the 124th French Open took place Thursday and gave us something thrilling matches in the first round. Top seeds Novak Djokovic (1) and Rafael Nadal (2) headline either side of the draw. The Spaniard starts his title defense against Egor Gerasimov as he looks for a record 13th French Open crown. He […] READ MORE


Andy Murray vs Stan Wawrinka: Will they break each other again?

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The draw for the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros threw up an interesting re match. Andy Murray, with a wild card, drew Stan Wawrinka–a throwback to the 2017 semifinal which was an epic five set match. The Swiss got the better of the Brit on that day. Andy Murray vs Stan Wawrinka Both players […] READ MORE


Grand Slam Roofs Are Unfair!

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Three roofs in Australia, one in France, and two each at Wimbledon and the US Open. Every Grand Slam tournament has one. Although we have yet to see the Court One roof at Wimbledon in use, as well as Philippe Chatrier in Paris, there’s no doubt they’re great additions to the sport. And with luck […] READ MORE


US Open Proving a Struggle for Brits

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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