ATP Marseille Day 3 Predictions Including Hugo Gaston vs Jannik Sinner

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Day three at the ATP Marseille Open should feature plenty of good tennis, with six matches, including both first and second round action, on the schedule in Provence. As always, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match on the slate, including Karen Khachanov vs Mackenzie McDonald. But who will advance? […] READ MORE




What to Look Out for in 2021

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2020 was an interesting season for men’s tennis, with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal 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 […] READ MORE


The Top 10 ATP Players on Grass in the 2010s

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The Top 10 ATP Players on Grass in the 2010s The Grass Was Greener on Their Side: Part 2 The Grass Was Greener on Their Side: Part 1 (Top 10 WTA Players on Grass in the 2010s) This list was, similar to Part 1, ordered in terms of grass-court singles win percentages in ATP Tour-level […] 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



Alexei Popyrin, the Low-Key Grand Slam Specialist

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Despite being overshadowed by other members of the NextGen, Alexei Popyrin completed a solid 2019 season. Between January and December, the Australian climbed 50 spots in the ATP rankings, from No. 147 to No. 97. As per usual, the glass may look half-full or half-empty. The Sydney native elected the ambitious route to build up […] READ MORE