After The Big Three, Three Generations Fight It Out In Men’s Tennis

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Now that Roger Federer has finally retired from men’s tennis and the era of The Big Three (Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic) is officially over, what’s next for men’s tennis? Well, after an extraordinary weekend of indoor tennis in Vienna and Basel that has set the scene perfectly for the final Masters event of […] READ MORE


2022 French Open Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse, and Early Exit

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Ahead of the second Grand Slam of 2022, five Last Word on Tennis writers–Vithun Illankovan (@VitIllankovan), Jakob Bobro (@bobrojakub), Damian Kust (@damiankust), Jack Edward and Gavin Lang – made their French Open predictions for the Men’s Singles tournament. We also have a separate roundtable for the Women’s singles. French Open Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions Champion – Who will […] READ MORE


Five Great Changing Of The Guard Battles In Men’s Tennis

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In time, “Madrid 2022” might become short-hand for the type of great, genuinely historic, changing of the guard battle between one era of men’s tennis and another. In becoming the first man ever to beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on consecutive days on clay, Carlos Alcaraz has surely proved that all the hype about […] READ MORE



2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Ugo Humbert

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French tennis, in particular men’s French tennis, has been a story of what ifs since the turn of the century. Players like Gael Monfils, Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga have shown great promise without ever pushing on and winning big tournaments on a consistent basis. The old guard are nearing the end of their careers now […] READ MORE


2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch: Casper Ruud

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A shortened 2020 season meant that only nine clay court tournaments were played last year. Casper Ruud played in seven of those nine. He made two semifinals and two finals, winning his first tour-level title at the Argentina Open. Those strong clay results allowed him to climb from #53 in the world at the start […] READ MORE


2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Dennis Shapovalov

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Denis Shapovalov has been in the discussion over the next great talent on the men’s tour for some time now. He became the youngest player ever to make a semifinal of an ATP Masters 1000 event in 2017. Since then he has been steadily climbing the ranks on the men’s tour. However, the rapid rise […] READ MORE



Andy Murray Tests Positive: What it Means for Tennis

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It’s fair to say that the coronavirus had an immense impact on the sporting world in 2020, with leagues and events across every sport being cancelled, postponed or altered to some degree. And whilst we may have left 2020 behind, the virus continues to affect sports in numerous ways. For the fans, it has meant […] READ MORE