Best players who never completed the career Grand Slam

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Completing the career Grand Slam and winning the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open is no mean feat with the varying surfaces of hard court, clay and grass.  Only the very best achieve this with some surprising names not managing it so Last Word on Tennis has decided to look at the […] READ MORE


The forgotten brilliance of Gabriela Sabatini

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Gabriela Sabatini may have won a Grand Slam title in both singles and doubles, but the Argentine’s name is not one many remain familiar with. But is it time that she received her due? Last Word on Tennis look back at one of South America’s finest: Gabriela Sabatini’s breakthrough Born in Buenos Aires in 1970, […] READ MORE


Iga Swiatek Could Be a Dangerous Floater in French Open Draw

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With the field for the second Slam of the season announced, 17-year-old Iga Swiatek will be pleased to be one of three Poles automatically in the main draw. This will be Swiatek’s second Slam, but this time, she does not need to qualify. Swiatek will turn 18 years old during the French Open (on May […] READ MORE




Nick Bollettieri: “Talent Alone is not Enough.”

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Globally recognised and respected tennis coach Nick Bollettieri provided his insight on the professional sport of tennis, which he has been coaching for over 60 years. Bollettieri discussed many of the special students that have turned out to be some of the game’s greatest players in its history. Bollettieri has experienced first-hand the transformation in […] READ MORE