What is Ashleigh Barty’s Legacy?

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As a sport, tennis has had its fair share of shocks over the last number of years. And last week we had another one, with the sudden retirement of Ashleigh Barty despite being clear number 1. On the “shocks” scale this was quite a big one, superficially up there with Bjorn Borg in 1981 and […] READ MORE


Iga Swiatek Becomes New World Number 1

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After Ash Barty’s shock retirement this week, the Australian requested to be removed from the WTA rankings. As a result, a frantic race to the #1 spot was on. Iga Swiatek was the standout favourite, needing just one win to place her at the top of the women’s game. With an emphatic 6-2 6-0 win […] READ MORE


Ash Barty’s Five Most Defining Moments

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After World #1 Ashleigh Barty made the shocking announcement that she would be retiring at the age of just 25, the tennis world has reflected on her fantastic career in the sport. Here are some of the best moments in her decorative career, which saw her win 15 singles and 12 doubles titles. Ash Barty’s […] READ MORE


Danielle Collins Return of Serve Will be Key in Final

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Danielle Collins has to know that she has her work cut out for her if she wants to upset Ashleigh Barty in the Australian Open final. Barty has been on an absolute rampage this event, not dropping a single set so far. In fact, in her six wins at this year’s Australian Open, Barty has […] READ MORE


Australian Open Final Predictions: Danielle Collins vs Ashleigh Barty

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We are finally up to the women’s final at the Australian Open. Home favorite Ashleigh Barty looks in dominant form. Can American Danielle Collins find a way to pull off a shocking upset? Our writers share their thoughts. Australian Open Women’s Final Prediction Ashleigh Barty vs Danielle Collins Anish: In the women’s draw, we had […] READ MORE


Ash Barty’s Unstoppable Run To The Australian Open Semifinals

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Ashleigh Barty is through to the semifinals of the Australian Open for the second time in her career after beating Jessica Pegula 6-2 6-0. This score isn’t a flash in the pan. She’s dropped only 17 games in the tournament, the most dominant run she’s had in her four runs to a Major semifinal. Here’s […] READ MORE


Australian Open Day 7 Predictions Including Ash Barty vs Amanda Anisimova

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After an opening week featuring some thrilling tennis and no shortage of stunning upsets, the Australian Open is now fast approaching the business end of the tournament. As ever, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match of the fourth round. But who will secure their place in the quarterfinals? Australian […] READ MORE



WTA Adelaide Final Prediction – Ash Barty vs Elena Rybakina

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It’s championship Sunday at the WTA 500-level Adelaide International. A red-hot Ash Barty comes up against the dangerous Elena Rybakina. Can Rybakina spoil the Barty party? Or will the world #1 collect her second Adelaide title and 14th WTA singles title? Rybakina will be playing for her third WTA singles title, her first in two […] READ MORE