Alize Cornet Peaking for the Slams in 2022

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Alize Cornet made her first professional steps on the tennis circuit in 2004, and 18 years later the Frenchwoman is still going strong. She’s been especially impressive at the Majors this year, currently owning an 11-3 win/loss record and finding herself in the third round of the US Open. At every single Grand Slam event […] READ MORE


Daria Snigur Takes Out Simona Halep In Career-Best Win

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22-year-old Ukrainian qualifier Daria Snigur scored the biggest win of her career over seventh seed Simona Halep 6-2 0-6 6-4 in one hour and 42 minutes at Louis Armstrong Stadium. Snigur, who had to relocate to Warsaw due to the war in Ukraine, participated in the Tennis Plays for Peace exhibition on this court last […] READ MORE


2022 US Open Contenders – WTA

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The US Open is upon us and we are set for a profoundly interesting tournament. The late great commentator Bill Threllfall once said “only the best players win the US Open.”  Bill made this statement during an era of dominant players jockeying for top spot. Including players the caliber of Martina Navratilova to Steffi Graf […] READ MORE



2022 US Open Women’s Singles Roundtable Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse and Early Exit

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Ahead of the final Grand Slam of 2022, five Last Word on Tennis writers – Vithun (@VitIllankovan), Jakub Bubro (@bobrojakub), Shane Black, Damian Kust (@damiankust) and Glenys Furness – make their US Open predictions for the Women’s Singles tournament. We also have a separate roundtable for the Men’s singles. US Open Women’s Singles Roundtable Predictions Champion – Who […] READ MORE