Panelist Predictions Australian Open Women’s Day 4: Including Maria Sharapova-Anastasija Sevastova

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Day four sees the conclusion of the second round matches at the 2018 Australian Open. Last Word on Tennis writers, David Adair, Sam Barker, James Cunningham and Yeshayahu Ginsburg give their predictions on a handful of the most competitive matches including Naomi Osaka against Elena Vesnina and Maria Sharapova facing Anastasija Sevastova. Simona Halep vs […] READ MORE


WTA Year in Review: 16-20 Including Ashleigh Barty

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This off-season, Last Word on Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 20-16, including Ashleigh Barty and Madison Keys. 20. Magdalena Rybarikova One of the comeback players of the year as the Slovakian makes waves on tour. High […] READ MORE





All-Russian Women’s Final Has Kuznetsova, Vesnina Face Off

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Serena Williams’ withdrawal days before the start of the tournament created a wide-open field — it was anyone’s title to win. Yet, few foresaw an all-Russian final in the form of World #8 Svetlana Kuznetsova and World #15 Elena Vesnina. These two fierce competitors are flying high, having made it this far and knocking out tough […] READ MORE