2021 Miami Open: 7 Matches to Watch on Sunday

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There should be plenty of entertaining tennis to enjoy at the 2021 Miami Open, with a number of ATP and WTA stars set to take to the court. Here are some of the best matches to watch this weekend: 2021 Miami Open Matches To Watch Karolina Pliskova vs Jessica Pegula These two players are heavy hitters […] READ MORE


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


The 2021 Miami Open Will Be Missing Some Big Names

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The Miami Open starts Wednesday, and many big names that were slated to play have withdrawn due to various reasons. Some opted to withdraw due to injury, others because of the Covid-19 restrictions. Indeed, these players will be missed in this grand event that is hosted annually in Miami. Here is the list of the […] READ MORE


2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch – Bianca Andreescu

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It might seem strange to include Bianca Andreescu in our 2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch series. After all, she took the tennis world by storm in 2019 culminating her first grand Slam at the US Open. However, she hasn’t been seen since pulling out of the WTA tour finals that year with a knee […] READ MORE


Serena vs Venus Williams: 1999 Miami Open Final

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Serena and Venus Williams are two of the best ever players and have faced each other. The pair have contested plenty of  memorable matches since their first meeting in 1998. Here, Last Word on Tennis recounts their first meeting in a final–at the Miami Open in 1999.  Background The Williams sisters were both still teenagers […] READ MORE


Coronavirus and a Lost ATP Tour Season?

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Due to the global spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the ATP Tour has suspended play for the next six weeks, wiping out the Sunshine Double in Indian Wells and Miami as well as a number of smaller tournaments. But with 56 tournaments remaining on the ATP calendar and the pandemic showing no signs of abating […] READ MORE


Miami Open Latest Tournament Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

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The Miami Open has become the latest sporting event cancelled due to the growing outbreak of the coronavirus, declared a pandemic Wednesday by the World Health Organisation, with the ATP Tour suspending play for the next six weeks. This move, which follows the earlier abandoning of the Indian Wells Masters, had been anticipated for some […] READ MORE