WTA Nurnberg 2019 Preview: Putintseva Top Seed; Andrea Petkovic and Mona Barthel Lead the Home Challenge

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Defending champion, USA’s Alison Riske returns to the historic German city of Nurnberg, as currently the #4 seed. Yulia Putintseva is the top seed. We look ahead with the WTA WTA Nurnberg 2019 Preview. WTA Nurnberg 2019 Preview #2 Seed Katerina Siniakova Hoping to Continue her Form Revival The Czech Katerina Siniakova is the #2 seed in […] READ MORE


WTA Prague Open Preview – Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova lead home charge; Iga Swiatek is a Challenger

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Last year’s champion and recent Stuttgart Open champion Petra Kvitová avoided this event, presumably to avoid burnout. Therefore, the 2019 WTA JT Banka Prague Open will see a new champion. However, there is still a strong enough Czech presence for hopes of a home victory. Recent Istanbul Open runner-up Markéta Vondroušová is the #8 seed and […] READ MORE



WTA Indian Wells: Kontaveit Advances As Sevastova Retires

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Things are looking up for Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit. The hunt for her second career WTA title is on after she advanced on Monday afternoon by walkover. Kontaveit had raced out to a 5-0 lead in the first set of her second round match in Indian Wells against the veteran Anastasija Sevastova, before the Latvian was […] READ MORE




WTA Year In Review: 46-50

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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 2017 players ranked 46-50. 50. Lauren Davis A year with plenty of promise that faded away towards the end. High Points For the first three months of the year Lauren […] READ MORE




Opportunity for Monica Puig To Make Grand Slam Breakthrough

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A surprisingly strong performance from Monica Puig coinciding with a few shocks elsewhere in the draw have given the Puerto Rican the chance to have a deep run at the Australian Open. The Olympic champion produced a near flawless display to win 6-0 6-1 over Patricia Maria Tig. With two of the other three seeds […] READ MORE