Daria Kasatkina, the Clever Russian Counterpuncher

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Each Monday, LWOT will profile a champion from one of the previous week’s tournaments. This week’s profile is of St Petersburg champion, Daria Kasatkina. Daria Kasatkina is a clever Russian tennis player who has been ranked as high as #10 in the world. She has made the quarterfinals of both the French Open and Wimbledon, and […] READ MORE


The Five Most Memorable Australian Opens Of The Open Era

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Unfortunately, the 2021 Australian Open threatens to be the most memorable of all Australian Opens, because it is still possible that it might not take place or that it begins and then has to be cancelled, because of the Coronavirus outbreak that forced the suspension of all the warm-up events in Melbourne this week. If […] READ MORE


Clara Tauson Handling Expectations Well Heading into 2021

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What were you doing when you were 14 years old? For many, the early teenage years was filled with activities such as video games, pick-up football in the local park, and trips to the mall. However, for 14 year-old Clara Tauson, it was taking down a seasoned pro in a professional tennis tournament. For Tauson […] READ MORE


The 2020 Tennis Season’s Biggest Moments

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2020 was an incredible year for tennis, even with the extended pandemic break. Let’s look back at the year’s biggest moments. JANUARY 24th – Former World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki retired after her 3rd round Australian Open defeat. FEBRUARY 1st – Sofia Kenin won her first Grand Slam title by defeating Garbiñe Muguruza in the Australian Open final. […] READ MORE


WTA 1st Quarter Power Rankings

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With the WTA season now well underway, if on a potentially indefinite hiatus due to the outbreaks of coronavirus across the world, it seemed an appropriate time to look back at how the tour’s leading lights had started their 2020 campaigns. So, using predominantly their performances in the first seven tournaments of the year but […] READ MORE


WTA Players off to the Hottest Starts in 2020

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Well, we’re officially into the meat of the 2020 WTA season, and with 10 WTA events and one Grand Slam in the books, we have 11 different tournament champions. With an eye towards the rest of the year, these are the WTA players off to the hottest starts in 2020. Winning Players on the WTA […] READ MORE