WTA Year In Review: 11-15 Including Stephens

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This off-season, Last Word on Tennis will be looking back at the seasons’ top 50 players on each tour this year. This instalment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 11-15, including Sloane Stephens and Kristina Mladenovic. Anastasija Pavlyuchenkova   A roller coaster of a year that needs a better Grand Slam record if she is […] READ MORE




Panelists Predictions Wimbledon Women’s Day 4 Matches–Including Wozniacki vs Pironkova

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We’re approaching the end of the second round of Wimbledon 2017. Our panelists are here to predict five of the best matches on Thursday of this year’s tournament. Today’s panelists are myself (Yesh Ginsburg), along with contributors John Lupo and Jakub Bobro. Panelists Predictions Wimbledon Women’s Day 4 Sorana Cirstea vs Bethanie Mattek-Sands John: Classic […] READ MORE


Five Dangerous Names in the Top Half of the WTA French Open Draw

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First conclusions are going to be drawn tomorrow as far as the 2017 Roland Garros is concerned. Indeed, the first half of third rounds are going to be played, meaning that we will finally learn who will be the first names to reach the second week of the Grand Slam! On the WTA side, the situation is […] READ MORE


Roland Garros Panelist Predictions Women’s Day 4 Including Errani-Mladenovic

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Day four in Paris sees Petra Kvitova in action once again against Bethanie Mattek-Sands as well as dark horse Kiki Bertens facing rising teenager CiCi Bellis. Our predictions today are from Sam Barker, Niall Clarke and Jeff Crady. Ekaterina Makarova vs. Lesia Tsurenko Embed from Getty Images Sam: Separated by just one ranking position this one could […] READ MORE


Who Can Emerge From The WTA Chaos To Clinch Roland Garros?

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The women’s tour in 2017 so far can be only described by one word: chaos. The year wears on, and the play that is 2017 WTA season is nearing the finale of Act II, the clay season climaxing in Paris with the second Grand Slam of the year. It is quite obvious that the champion […] READ MORE


Garcia and Mladenovic officially split

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Caroline Garcia and Kristina Madenovic will no longer play doubles together after Mladenovic announced the French duo have parted ways. Mladenovic confirmed that duo will no longer play together in a Twitter statement that explained Garcia’s decision to focus on her singles career, but Mladenovic plans on continuing to play doubles and will announce a […] READ MORE


WTA 2016 Year in Review: Rank 41-45

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This offseason, Last Word On Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment includes the WTA players ranked 36-40. 41. Alizé Cornet The 26-year-old endured an uninspiring season posting a 28-23 record in singles. She kicked off the campaign on a high note by winning the […] READ MORE