Why is There Still a Gender Pay Gap in Tennis in 2022?

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Tennis is a sport with great traditions and heritage, but it does sometimes feel pre-historic. This has been highlighted this past week at the Italian Open in Rome, where the tennis gender pay gap for the men and women at the same tournament is staggering. Rome prize money next week. Same points, same status, same […] READ MORE


2022 French Open Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse, and Early Exit

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Ahead of the second Grand Slam of 2022, five Last Word on Tennis writers–Vithun Illankovan (@VitIllankovan), Jakob Bobro (@bobrojakub), Damian Kust (@damiankust), Jack Edward and Gavin Lang – made their French Open predictions for the Men’s Singles tournament. We also have a separate roundtable for the Women’s singles. French Open Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions Champion – Who will […] READ MORE


The 2022 French Open contenders

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It’s that time of year again. Spring is here, COVID restrictions are loosening, and the 2022 French Open is almost upon us! A perfect time to take a look at the contenders. 2022 French Open Contenders Rafael Nadal Nadal has had an extraordinary career. At the age of 35 going on 36, he is still […] READ MORE






Five Great Changing Of The Guard Battles In Men’s Tennis

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In time, “Madrid 2022” might become short-hand for the type of great, genuinely historic, changing of the guard battle between one era of men’s tennis and another. In becoming the first man ever to beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on consecutive days on clay, Carlos Alcaraz has surely proved that all the hype about […] READ MORE