WTA Doha Day 3 Predictions Including Ashleigh Barty vs Laura Siegemund

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Day 2 at the WTA Qatar Open in Doha saw plenty of upsets. Elina Svitolina and Donna Vekic each fell. Neither could Petra Martic, who lost in the decider to Barbora Strycova. Seeded 12th, Marketa Vondrousova came out on the wrong end of a three set clash with Zheng Saisai. The 13th seed Alison Riske […] READ MORE


Australian Open Women’s Semifinal Predictions Including Simona Halep vs Garbine Muguruza

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Thursday is women’s semifinal day at the Australian Open (well, and one men’s semifinal). Our writers here at LWOT are offering their thoughts on predictions on both of the women’s matches. Predicting the semifinal matches are Jim Smith, Ryan Schick, myself (Yesh Ginsburg), Australian Open Women’s Semifinal Predictions Sofia Kenin vs Ashleigh Barty Jim: Kenin […] READ MORE


Chris O’Neil and Mark Edmondson’s Historic Home Triumphs Can Inspire Ash Barty

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For tennis players, a home Slam is both an opportunity and a possible source of pressure. Australia’s Ash Barty will know that better than anyone right now, as she prepares for her Australian Open quarterfinal tomorrow against last year’s runners-up, Petra Kvitova. However, as Barty attempts to become the first Australian woman to win the […] READ MORE


Australian Open Day 9 Women’s Predictions Including Ashleigh Barty vs Petra Kvitova

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Day 9 of the Australian Open sees two women’s quarterfinal matches. #1 seed Ashleigh Barty takes on Petra Kvitova, while CoCo conquerer Sofia Kenin meets shock quarterfinalist Ons Jabeur. Who will win? Our panelists give their thoughts. We also have predictions for the two men’s quarterfinals on Day 9. Predicting the women’s matches are Ryan […] READ MORE


Australian Open Day 7 Women’s Predictions Including Ashleigh Barty vs Alison Riske

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The Australian Open has burst into life with a number of stunning upsets and thrilling contests. 2018 champion Caroline Wozniacki saw her career end in a three-set defeat at the hands of Ons Jabeur, whilst six-time former champion Serena Williams crashed out against Wang Qiang. But there remains no shortage of star power in the […] READ MORE


Australian Open Day 5 Women’s Predictions Including Naomi Osaka vs Coco Gauff

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Day 5 of the Australian Open on Friday is full of blockbuster matches. Eight of them, to be precise. Every single third-round match on Friday has incredible potential, and we here at LWOT are going to predict every single one of them for you. This article contains four matches, and we have a second set […] READ MORE



Australian Open women’s seed report

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With Ashleigh Barty still holding down the top spot in the WTA rankings, the Aussie leads the field into her home Slam, the Australian Open, as the tennis world converges on Melbourne for the season’s first major. Here’s how we expect the two weeks Down Under to play out: 1. Ashleigh Barty: The Aussie has strengthened her grip […] READ MORE