WTA Italian Open Day 2 Predictions Including Venus Williams vs Victoria Azarenka

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It’s Day 2 at the WTA Italian Open. Players continue to find their footing in Rome during the abbreviated clay court season. It’s the last tournament to gain momentum going into the French Open. We at LWOT will be predicting all of the Day 2 matches–four in this article, plus two other articles. WTA Italian […] READ MORE



US Open Women’s Singles Matches To Look Forward To On Friday

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Friday has some good matches to offer in the Women’s third round of the US Open. Here are the most attractive ones. Varvara Gracheva vs Petra Martić Embed from Getty Images The young Russian comes from making a historic comeback by eliminating Kristina Mladenovic while being down 6-1, 5-1. The No.8 seed from Croatia comes […] READ MORE


US Open Day 5 Women’s Predictions Including Petra Kvitova vs Jessica Pegula

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We have reached the third round of the US Open. Winners on Friday move on to the second week. Who will win? We here at LWOT will share our thoughts on all eight women’s matches. Four matches are in this article, and four are in a second article. Predicting today’s matches are Tracey Essex, Andrew […] READ MORE


US Open Day 3 Women’s Predictions Including Kirsten Flipkens vs Jessica Pegula

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The second round of the US Open starts on Wednesday. We’re here at LWOT to predict every match match for you. Who will win on Day 3? Let’s look at the matches. This set of predictions contains four matches. We also have three more groups for Wednesday’s matches. One features Madison Brengle vs Dayana Yastremska, […] READ MORE


Angelique Kerber Returns To Winning Ways

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The 2020 US Open kicked off Monday without fans and they were truly missed. On Louis Armstrong Stadium, 2016 US Open champion Angelique Kerber faced Ajla Tomljanović. This was the first Grand Slam since the pandemic started, and it started off great. The match started with both players breaking each other’s serve in the first […] READ MORE


Karolina Pliskova Gets Confidence-Boosting Win in US Open First Round

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It was the closest Karolina Pliskova had been to a Major. Up a break in the third set of the 2016 US Open final against Angelique Kerber, Pliskova saw the finish line approaching. Her first Major was within her grasp. Unfortunately for Pliskova, she let the lead slip. 3-1* in the third turned into 4-6 […] READ MORE


2020 US Open Roundtable Predictions: Champions, Dark Horses and Early Exits

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Ahead of the first Grand Slam since the season was suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, three Last Word on Tennis writers – Vithun Illankovan, Damian Kust and Harsh Bhoot made their US Open predictions. US Open Predictions Men’s Champion Vithun: [2] Dominic Thiem (AUT) If world #1 Novak Djokovic hadn’t won in Cincinnati, I would have […] READ MORE



Maria Sharapova Set Trends

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Maria Sharapova was a style icon and announced her retirement, fittingly, in Vogue and Vanity Fair. But it was her playing style that really set trends in the sport of tennis. Ditching the traditional volley like yesterday’s fad, Sharapova’s treatment of choice on short balls was a ferocious swinging volley. Copycats followed suit. Now the […] READ MORE