Agnieszka Radwanska: A Chance Missed at the 2014 Australian Open

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With both the ATP and WTA Tour’s suspended for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic, we here at LWOT will be looking back at some of the greatest matches of recent times. And one such match was the semifinal clash between Dominika Cibulkova and Agnieszka Radwanska at the 2014 Australian Open. It is […] READ MORE



Ten Terrific Things About Tennis In The 2010s: Part 1

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In a four-part series to end the 2019 season, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back not just at the last year but at the last decade in tennis. This week, he examines ten highlights from tennis in the 2010s. The 2010s can be viewed as the second part of the true Golden Age […] READ MORE


Top 10 Women’s Tennis Players of the Decade – Part 1

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The decade of WTA Tennis has finally concluded. After 10 very eventful years in Women’s Tennis, it is time to begin the countdown of the 10 best players of the last 10 years. This part will look at the decade highlights of No.10 to No.6 on this list… 10. Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain): 2012-2019 Embed from […] READ MORE


Dominika Cibulkova, former-Grand Slam finalist, retires aged 30

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Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova announced her retirement earlier today. Although she may not be remembered as one of the brightest stars of her generation, Cibulkova was an immensely gifted player. Despite her diminutive stature, Cibulkova stood just 5’3” tall, she carved out an impressive career in an era dominated by taller and more powerfully equipped opponents […] READ MORE


Kei Nishikori and Hyeon Chung Match is Landmark Moment for Asian Tennis

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When Kei Nishikori and Hyeon Chung take to the court on Saturday they will have created a new tennis milestone. Their clash will mark the first time in tennis history that two players from the Far East have met in the third round of a Grand Slam. Few can argue that this – while it […] READ MORE