2020 ATP Finals Head-to-Head Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse and Early Exit

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Ahead of the final ATP Finals at London’s iconic O2 Arena, two Last Word on Tennis writers – Vithun Illankovan & David Gertler went head-to-head with their ATP Finals predictions. Champion The player we think will win the tournament Vithun Illankovan: (5) Alexander Zverev [GER] Despite the significant amount of controversy regarding his personal life […] READ MORE


ATP Sardinia Day 1 Predictions Including Pablo Cuevas vs Lorenzo Musetti

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The ATP Tour returns to some degree of normalcy this week following the conclusion of the last Grand Slam of the year, the rescheduled French Open. A new ATP 250 event on clay in Sardinia, Italy has been added to the modified calendar as top level pro tennis will take place this week on a […] READ MORE


Alex de Minaur or Nick Kyrgios: Who is Closer to a Grand Slam Title?

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Australian tennis has a rich heritage in both the men’s and the women’s game, with some of the greatest players of all time hailing from ‘down under’. But whilst Ashleigh Barty is now leading the charge for Australian women’s tennis, holding the French Open title and the world #1 ranking, no Australian man has won […] READ MORE


What’s a Tennis GOAT, anyways?

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You’ve thought long and hard over this. Some days you couldn’t be more sure. Other days you have no idea. Though one thing is for certain: as a new decade begins, the debate has never been more debatable. Who is the GOAT of men’s tennis? But just one second, ladies and gentlemen of the court. […] READ MORE


Mikael Ymer is So Much More Than a Great Defender Now

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In February twelve months ago, Mikael Ymer still traveled the ATP Challenger Tour. Ranked no. 206 in the ATP Rankings, he was from being directly accepted into ATP World Tour events. The Swede had been one of the most promising young talents for some time but couldn’t find a way to get through to the […] READ MORE


Why You Should Visit Your Nearest ATP Challenger Tour Tournament

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Often marginalized, the ATP Challenger Tour is a wild place. Professional tennis players try to discover their path to the glory and the prize money that being in the top 100 brings. Some just breeze through that level and then stay in the upper echelons of the ATP rankings and some might never make it. […] READ MORE


Peter McNamara and the Golden Age of Doubles

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Sometimes the death of an individual is enough to signify the end of an era, and so it is with Peter McNamara and doubles tennis. McNamara, who died earlier this week, was one of the last major tennis players to grow up playing both singles and doubles, and although he achieved considerable success in singles, […] READ MORE