Denis Shapovalov: Breaking Into the Top 10

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It was back in the summer of 2017 when Denis Shapovalov made his big breakthrough on the ATP Tour with a surprising run to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup, which he then followed up with a run to the fourth round of the US Open. Fast forward three years to 2020, and the now […] READ MORE


Denis Shapovalov at a Crossroads on Clay

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For a long time, tennis fans’ eyes were on Denis Shapovalov. Ever since Montreal 2017, where he upset Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal in succession, the tennis universe thought that Denis Shapovalov was the next big star, set to challenge players such as Alexander Zverev for the #1 ranking in future years. Shapovalov’s […] READ MORE


Simona Halep Steadily Gaining Composure Ahead of US Open

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The release of the singles draw at the US Open has thrown open the gates of permutations, combinations, and probabilities about the tournament’s eventual champions. Among the men, defending champion Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic seem to be the front-runners to lift the title. Among the women though, no clear picture that has emerged. But […] READ MORE


Who Will End the Year as World Number One?

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The tennis season is nearly over with the US Open the only Grand Slam left for players to fight for. It has been an unusual year so far as none of the top four have dominated tournaments. This has been down to injuries, age and just a bad run of form for some players. So […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki Earns First Win Over a World #1

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One year ago, Caroline Wozniacki was struggling to win matches after a season full of injuries that kept her away from the entire clay season. She eventually fell outside the Top #50, and many thought that, probably, times were mature for the Danish player to call it a career. Many, but definitely not the Dane […] READ MORE



Gael Monfils Records Best Win of his Season Over Kei Nishikori

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France’s Gael Monfils recorded the biggest win of his season Wednesday afternoon at the Rogers Cup in Montreal defeating Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-7(4) 7-5 7-6(6). Nishikori served for the match in both the second and third set, and also had four match points in the final set tiebreaker. Coming in to the match Monfils was […] READ MORE


First Round Matches to Watch in Montreal

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As the sixth Masters 1000 tournament of the season begins, LWOT looks at the most exciting first-round matches in Montreal this week. (14)John Isner vs Juan Marin Del Potro After withdrawing from the Citi Open this past week, American John Isner will return to action in Montreal. He faces the player who all the seeds […] READ MORE


Stan Wawrinka pulls out from Montreal and Cincinnati with knee injury

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Yesterday’s breaking news was the announcement of Stan Wawrinka regarding his withdrawals from Montreal and Cincinnati “After much backwards and forwards and consultations with my doctors and my team unfortunately I have decided to skip Canada and Cincinnati to be on the safe side even though I’ve been battling hard to make these Events,” said […] READ MORE