Pete Sampras – The Right Hander who Played like a Left Hander

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There were some fantastic matches during the 2021 US Open. One of the stars of the tournament was Leylah Fernandez, who wowed crowds with her crafty game and competitive spirit.  Every match Fernandez was involved in had drama, including the final. The quarterfinal match against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina caught my eye. However, not for reasons […] READ MORE


The Greatest US Open Female Players of the Open Era

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There have been an incredible number of great champions at the US Open. But, just as in the men’s game, only a handful of women in the Open Era have been able to dominate the event and win multiple titles in the trying New York conditions. Here’s a look at these champions in greater detail: […] READ MORE


Best Women Who Never Won Wimbledon

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We recently took a look at the best male players who never won Wimbledon. Now for a look at the ladies who didn’t triumph in SW19. Best Five Women Who Never Won Wimbledon Monica Seles Embed from Getty Images A finalist in 1992, Seles had the opportunity to join a select group of players to […] READ MORE




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