Can Kim Clijsters reach the top of the game again?

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The first time I watched Kim Clijsters play was when she face Steffi Graf in the fourth round of Wimbledon when she was just 16 years old. Though she lost that match, she impressed with her ferocious groundstrokes and exemplary movement. Over 20 years later, she has piled on four singles and two doubles grand […] READ MORE


Steffi Graf’s Golden Slam

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Steffi Graf is seen as one of tennis’ best ever players, winning 22 Grand Slams but 1988 was the year that will never be beaten.  The German star competed a Calendar Golden Slam when she won the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open along with an Olympic Gold medal. Last Word on […] 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


Bianca Andreescu: Inspiring A Nation

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Bianca Andreescu’s victory last month over three-time Grand Slam Champion Angelique Kerber at Indian Wells ranks as arguably the most significant victory in recent Canadian tennis history. Given the fact that her title victory came at such a marquee event, it will undoubtedly have a lasting and far-reaching impact in terms of growing the sport […] READ MORE


Naomi Osaka Consolidates Persona of a Champion

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MELBOURNE– It was one year ago where Naomi Osaka competed in the Australian Open for the third time in her career. Only those who followed tennis knew that she was a young, up and coming star, who was yet to make her breakthrough. She was ranked 72nd in the world. It seemed so far from […] READ MORE


The Five Worst Collapses In Tennis History

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So shocking was Serena Williams’s collapse against Karolina Pliskova at the Australian Open, from being 5-1 up in the third set to losing it 7-5, that it is still hard to believe that it really happened. And yet Serena is not the first tennis superstar to somehow snatch ignominious defeat from the jaws of apparently […] READ MORE



Australian Open 2019: Aryna Sabalenka’s Time to Shine

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Margins are a frustrating concept sometimes, especially for Aryna Sabalenka at the US Open 2018. In a tense/close 4th round match, Sabalenka out-performed eventual champion Naomi Osaka 27-18, in terms of winners hit. However, a 37-34 difference in unforced errors meant that the Belorussian Sabalenka let her Japanese opponent in. Aryna Sabalenka Gave Naomi Osaka […] READ MORE


Jana Novotná: A Legend Beyond Tennis

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Few stories in the sporting world are quite as inspirational as that of Jana Novotná. The multiple Grand Slam winner was an exemplary athlete and role model to fans around the world, and although today will be remembered as the day that she lost her battle with cancer, Novotná leaves behind a unique legacy that […] READ MORE