The Future Elites of Men’s Tennis

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What separates the very best from the rest?  Something unique, something special? Something which you can eyeball or put a finger on. Pete Sampras had his serve and lithe movement, Andre Agassi with his hawk-like eyesight and return, Marat Safin could blast the ball equally hard from both the forehand and backhand wing, Marcelo Rios […] READ MORE


What to Look Out for in 2021

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2020 was an interesting season for men’s tennis, with the”Big 3″ winning one Grand Slam apiece. Someone between generations finally won his first Grand Slam after coming so close at the Australian Open. A rangy Russian, who was in a bit of a funk after a brilliant 2019 season, by winning the ATP Finals proved […] READ MORE


ATP Finals Final Prediction: Dominic Thiem vs Daniil Medvedev

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We have reached the final match of this year’s ATP Finals, and it’s what everyone expected to see. Okay, maybe not. Daniil Medvedev and Dominic Thiem are two of the best in the game, and they definitely both deserve to be here, but there is a definite surprise in Novak Djokovic’s absence. Each of the […] READ MORE


Nitto ATP Finals: Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev Semifinal

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In a virtual quarterfinal at the Nitto ATP finals on Thursday evening in London, Rafael Nadal diffused Stefanos Tsitsipas’ challenge 6-4 4-6 6-2 in just over two hours at the O2 arena to book a semifinal place in the year-ending finals for the sixth time in his career. The World No.2 double faulted at the […] READ MORE



ATP Finals Day 6 Predictions Including Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev

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The final day of round robin plat at the ATP Finals is here! It’s been an incredible week of tennis in London and we have two more stunning matchups to finish the week! The big matchup of the day is, obviously, Djokovic vs Zverev, as the winner of that match will advance to the semifinals. […] READ MORE


ATP Finals Day 4 Predictions Including Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev

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The Tokyo 1970 group is back in action on Day 4 of the Nitto ATP Finals. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Paris Masters champion Daniil Medvedev will attempt to back up their opening victories, whereas 2018 titlist Alexander Zverev and debutant Diego Schwartzman will try to avoid a rapid elimination. Can these matchups replicate […] READ MORE


ATP Finals Day 2 Predictions Including Daniil Medvedev vs Alexander Zverev

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The Tokyo 1970 group will start their campaigns on day two at the ATP Finals, with two intriguing matches on the slate, including a rematch of the recent Paris Masters final. But who will start the round robin with a valuable win and who will find themselves under pressure heading into the second round of […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal’s ATP Finals History

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The ATP Finals is the biggest title to have eluded Rafael Nadal in his glittering career. The 2020 event, which begins on Sunday, will be the last edition held in London since its arrival at the O2 Arena in 2009 – before it moves to Turin next year. It could be one of the 34-year-old’s […] READ MORE


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