Iga Swiatek: This Week’s Player To Watch (May 12-May 18)

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Every week, LastWordOnTennis will highlight a player to keep an eye on as tournaments are played around the world. This week’s selection is Iga Swiatek. Though the Madrid Masters finished at the hands of Aryna Sabalenka only last Saturday, the tennis calendar is so tightly packed that the Italian Open has already begun. The field […] READ MORE


WTA Madrid Day 1 Predictions Including Ash Barty vs Shelby Rogers

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The WTA Madrid tournament on clay, one of the highlights of the 2021 WTA Tour season begins with Day 1 action featuring the likes of Ash Barty, Ons Jabeur and Belinda Bencic. We preview and predict four matches in this article. We also have the rest of the day’s matches split between three other articles. […] READ MORE







Why Simona Halep Should Win the Australian Open

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The first two rounds of the Australian Open are done and dusted. Fans, analysts and experts alike now have a pretty good idea of who the favourites are to win the tournament. In the top half of the draw only three top ten players remain. Ashleigh Barty is the only Grand Slam winner among them. […] READ MORE