Miami Open Draw Discussions Bordering on Disrespectful

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It feels like the tennis universe has a new controversy quite often nowadays. Whether it be wild cards, or the ridiculous best-of-three “debate” for the men at Slams, there’s seemingly always something making waves among tennis fans and pundits. Lately, that topic has been the quality of players in the men’s and women’s main draws […] READ MORE


Analyzing Novak Djokovic’s US Open Draw

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Novak Djokovic has been handed a good US Open draw, as he looks to win his 18th Grand Slam title. The Serb goes into the tournament unbeaten in 2020 and as the heavy favorite. He is on a 23-match winning streak after winning the Cincinnati Masters 1000 event (held at the US Open venue). Djokovic […] READ MORE


Madrid Open Cancelled Again Amid Recent COVID-19 Surge

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The Mutua Madrid Open officially announced the cancellation of its 2020 edition. The increasing number of Covid-19 flare-ups Spain has been suffering lately has forced organizers and local authorities to pull the plug on the joint event. “We have given our all to stage the tournament,” said tournament director Feliciano López in an official statement. […] READ MORE



Big John Isner’s Big Chance

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In the era of the “Big 4”, there have been many talented and successful tennis players who could be given the title of “best player to never win a major.” Not too many would put John Isner on this list compared to players such as Nikolai Davydenko, David Ferrer, and Tomas Berdych. Although he has […] READ MORE


Dimitrov Emerges Victorious over Kyrgios in Cincinnati

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A year removed from barely losing to eventual champion Marin Cilic in the semifinals, Grigor Dimitrov captured his maiden Masters 1000 trophy after edging out Nick Kyrgios 6-3 7-5 at the Western & Southern Open final. Dimitrov Emerges Victorious over Kyrgios in Cincinnati Two new challengers, one winner Both players were entering uncharted territory in […] READ MORE


A Moment of Opportunity: Kyrgios and Dimitrov Contest Cincinnati Masters Final

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The Cincinnati Masters has been a tournament to savor and an event to remember for all the right reasons. There were some notable absentees, including newly-crowned Wimbledon champion Roger Federer, three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, and Kei Nishikori, but some rising ATP talents really took advantage of the opportunity that stood in […] READ MORE


Gael Monfils Records Best Win of his Season Over Kei Nishikori

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France’s Gael Monfils recorded the biggest win of his season Wednesday afternoon at the Rogers Cup in Montreal defeating Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-7(4) 7-5 7-6(6). Nishikori served for the match in both the second and third set, and also had four match points in the final set tiebreaker. Coming in to the match Monfils was […] READ MORE


First Round Matches to Watch in Montreal

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As the sixth Masters 1000 tournament of the season begins, LWOT looks at the most exciting first-round matches in Montreal this week. (14)John Isner vs Juan Marin Del Potro After withdrawing from the Citi Open this past week, American John Isner will return to action in Montreal. He faces the player who all the seeds […] READ MORE


“Fedal” To Take Centre Stage Once Again In Miami

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When Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal stood at opposing baselines on the Rod Laver Arena back in January there was a sense that this was the final encore of one of tennis’ greatest rivalries. How wrong we all were. Instead of a brief encore, 2017 seems to have unveiled a whole new act for the “Fedal” narrative. Once again the veterans […] READ MORE