ATP Miami Open Final Prediction: Roger Federer vs John Isner

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Head-To-Head: Roger Federer 5-2 John Isner Last meeting: 2015 Paris Masters (Isner won 7-6 3-6 7-6) After a near two-week of intense tennis at the Miami Gardens, the 2019 Miami Open final has a déjà vu feel about it. Could John Isner complete a successful title defense, or will Roger Federer win his fourth Miami […] READ MORE


The Five Finest Marathon Final Sets In Tennis History

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Marathon final sets are clearly an endangered species. Wimbledon’s announcement last week that it will follow the lead of the US Open and introduce a tiebreak for the final set in a match (although, unlike the US Open, a fifth-set tiebreak at Wimbledon will only come at 12-12) will surely increase the pressure on the […] READ MORE



John Isner Reaches First Slam Semifinal

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The news of the day was Roger Federer’s shock exit at the hands of Kevin Anderson, and Rafael Nadal’s triumph in almost five hours over an inspired Juan Martin Del Potro. Just beyond the limelight, on Court 1, John Isner quietly made waves, reaching the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career by defeating Milos […] READ MORE


Numbers Say Isner Not Big On Clay

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Once again John Isner is the top-ranked American man. He’s reached a career-high #9 in the world. He has now won a Masters 1000 event. But the numbers do not point to high hopes for the 6’10” serving marvel–at least not on clay. Some think Isner could pose a threat to 10-time French Open Champion […] READ MORE


Players who can Challenge Rafael Nadal on Clay

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  As the clay season gets underway, it’s no secret who’s going to be the big favorite heading into the two Masters 1000s and Roland Garros. With the uncertainty surrounding Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer skipping the clay season, that leaves Rafael Nadal. LWOT will take you through some players who can challenge the king […] READ MORE