Leylah Annie Fernandez: A Breakout Star in New York

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Leylah Annie Fernandez just turned 19 years old on Monday, but her maturity and poise on the tennis courts have made her a breakout star in the Big Apple. While she may not have been on most people’s radars when the tournament started last week, Fernandez’s display of grit, determination and talent has taken her […] READ MORE


Can Anyone Stop Leylah Fernandez?

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Leylah Fernandez delivers again! The young Canadian celebrated her 19th birthday (a day late) with a dramatic win Tuesday on Arthur Ashe Stadium over fifth seed Elina Svitolina 6-3 3-6 7-6(5). Fernandez will now face second seed Aryna Sabalenka in her first-ever slam semifinal. Before the match Coming into the US Open, a portion of […] READ MORE








US Open Women’s Singles Roundtable Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse, and Early Exit

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Ahead of the final Grand Slam of 2021, five Last Word on Tennis writers–Vithun Illankovan (@VitIllankovan), Fraser Learmonth, Jack Edward (@jackedward1994), Niranjan Deodhar (@DeodharNiranjan) and Jethro Broughton (@JethroLWOS)–made their US Open predictions for the Women’s Singles tournament. We will also have a separate roundtable for the men’s singles. US Open Women’s Singles Roundtable Predictions Champion – Who […] READ MORE