ATP Rome Masters Final Prediction Novak Djokovic vs Diego Schwartzman

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The Rome Masters final is upon us, Novak Djokovic, seeking an ATP record 36 Masters titles (including a 5th in Rome alone), takes on Diego Schwartzman, a first time Masters finalist. Here is your preview of the finals match. Novak Djokovic vs Diego Schwartzman Embed from Getty Images While Djokovic had a relatively routine win […] READ MORE




ATP Rome Masters Day 2 Predictions Including Stan Wawrinka vs Lorenzo Musetti

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After the qualifying was wrapped up on Monday at the ATP Rome Masters, Tuesday’s schedules sees the main-draw action continue, with a number of star names set to open their campaigns at the Foro Italico. As ever, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match on the slate, including Milos Raonic […] READ MORE


WTA Italian Open Day 1 Predictions Including Hsieh Su-Wei vs Elise Mertens

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The 2020 WTA Italian Open will begin in unusual circumstances, moved from its traditional place in the calendar to the autumn. But, with the French Open looming large on the horizon, there will be no shortage of star power on display in Rome. On day one, 24 players will battle for a spot in the […] READ MORE


Coronavirus and a Lost ATP Tour Season?

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Due to the global spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the ATP Tour has suspended play for the next six weeks, wiping out the Sunshine Double in Indian Wells and Miami as well as a number of smaller tournaments. But with 56 tournaments remaining on the ATP calendar and the pandemic showing no signs of abating […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal: The King of Clay

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It was back in 2005 when Rafael Nadal first broke through in a big way and began his dominance on the clay courts. The then-teenager from Manacor, Spain, won 24 matches in a row on clay. During that stretch he won marquee tournaments in Spain, Monte Carlo, and Italy. And shortly after his 19th birthday, […] READ MORE


What does Nadal’s Rome Victory Mean for the French Open?

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What’s the Story? Going into the Rome Masters, many were eyebrows raised over Nadal’s season up to that point. Losing the Australian Open final to Novak Djokovic was one thing. Pulling out of Indian Wells on the eve of a semifinal clash against Roger Federer was another. However, as has been so typical of Nadal’s […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal: Three of their best at the Italian Open

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There is no rivalry in men’s tennis as storied as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal’s. The two men, unquestionably amongst the greatest players of this or any other era, will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final, an event that has played an important role in shaping their shared history. It will be the […] READ MORE


Nick Kyrgios Loses Over $65,000 for Actions in Rome

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There are surely few, if any, figures in the tennis world as divisive as Nick Kyrgios. There is no doubting that the Australian is a gifted player when he is at his best. The four aces in a row he served to seal a 6-3 3-6 6-3 win over the dangerous Daniil Medvedev is evidence […] READ MORE