ATP Rome Masters Day 2 Predictions Including Stan Wawrinka vs Lorenzo Musetti

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After the qualifying was wrapped up on Monday at the ATP Rome Masters, Tuesday’s schedules sees the main-draw action continue, with a number of star names set to open their campaigns at the Foro Italico. As ever, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match on the slate, including Milos Raonic […] READ MORE


2020 Italian Open Draw Preview

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Note: Please excuse any potential slight issues to our appearance as our site is currently undergoing maintenance. Also, make sure to look at out brand new message boards. The Italian Open, moved from its usual spot in the calendar to the autumn due to the coronavirus pandemic, will begin on Monday. A number of star […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem Comes of Age at the US Open

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Note: Please excuse any potential slight issues to our appearance as our site is currently undergoing maintenance. Also, make sure to look at out brand new message boards. So far in his career, Dominic Thiem has been defined principally by his steady progress. But now, heading into the US Open final, he has reached a […] READ MORE


Challenger Tour Weekly Recap: 17-Year-Old Carlos Alcaraz Garfia Wins a Title

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While the world’s top players were playing the Western & Southern Open in New York, the Challenger Tour continued on European clay courts. Aslan Karatsev was the best player throughout both weeks in Prague and deservedly captured his first Challenger title in five years. In Trieste, it was Carlos Alcaraz Garfia showing yet another time […] READ MORE


Challenger Tour Weekly Recap: Wawrinka Kicks Off Roland Garros Preparations

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The ATP Challenger Tour was back for the first time since March, with some unlikely guest appearances from Stan Wawrinka and Pierre-Hugues Herbert. Prague and Todi were the first step for many in the lead-up to Roland Garros, which starts on September 27th. Challenger Tour: August 17th-23rd Prague World No. 15 Stan Wawrinka defeated Aslan Karatsev […] READ MORE


Andrey Kuznetsov to return at ATP Prague Open

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Andrey Kuznetsov will return to ATP tennis after a two-and-a-half-year absence at the Prague Open Challenger event in the Czech Republic, which begins on August 17. The Russian played his last ATP match in January 2018, a three-set loss to Ilya Ivashka at the Challenger in Koblenz, Germany. He has struggled with injuries, and was […] READ MORE


Does the Rafael Nadal Academy Hold the Key To Tennis Return Amidst Coronavirus?

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Does the Rafael Nadal Academy (or a venue like it) hold the key to professional tennis returning amidst the global coronavirus pandemic? It’s a legitimate possibility for the sport as the crisis continues to roll on, hurting the financial bottom line for players and tennis executives/organizations the world over, and depriving the game’s global fanbase […] READ MORE


ATP 1st Quarter Power Rankings

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With the ATP season now well underway, albeit currently suspended until at least April due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seemed an appropriate time to look back at how the tour’s best had started their 2020 campaigns. So, using predominantly their performances in the first seven tournaments of the year but also their past form […] READ MORE


ATP Mexican Open Day 3 Predictions Including Tommy Paul vs Alexander Zverev

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There was no shortage of entertainment over the first two days at the Mexican Open in Acapulco and that looks set to continue on a packed day three. All 16 of the players left in the men’s draw are in action, including Rafael Nadal, who faces Miomir Kecmanovic, with a place in the quarterfinals on […] READ MORE