1994 Wimbledon Final – The Match That Changed Tennis

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The 1994 Wimbledon final between Pete Sampras and Goran Ivanisevic took place on an unusually hot July day in London. Beforehand, everybody knew the rallies would be short and points quick. However, no one would have predicted the importance this match would play in the direction of modern tennis. The match was won by Sampras […] READ MORE



Daniil Medvedev: An In-Depth Look At His Game

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Daniil Medvedev is a player on the rise. A member of the “NextGen,” Medvedev won his biggest tournament last November at the season ending World Tour finals in London. He also became the first player to defeat the top 3 seeds to win the ATP Finals, which is a great achievement. This year Medvedev has […] READ MORE


The Five Finest Wimbledon Men’s Finals Ever

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Ahead of the 2021 Final, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at the finest Wimbledon Men’s Singles Finals ever. The 2021 edition will have to go some to match these classics. In ascending order, here are the five finest Wimbledon Men’s Singles Finals Ever. 2001: Goran Ivanišević beats Pat Rafter 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, […] READ MORE


Tim Henman: Four Wimbledon Near Misses

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Throughout his career, Tim Henman carried Britain’s hopes for a first homegrown Wimbledon men’s singles champion since 1936 on his shoulders. But despite several valiant efforts from Henman, it was not until Andy Murray lifted the title in 2013 that a British man reigned at The Championships. That said, Henman deserves great credit for his […] READ MORE


Memorable Men’s Grand Slam Finals in the 2000s

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There were some memorable major finals in men’s tennis during the 2000s and Last Word on Tennis picked out five of the best. Andre Agassi beat Yevgeny Kafelnikov 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4 – Australian Open 2000 Agassi came into the first Slam of the millennium as the World No. 1, and on a run of […] READ MORE