Helen Wills: The Greatest of All Time?

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Career: 1921-1938 Major Titles: 19 Wimbledon: eight U.S. Open: seven French Open: five Australian Open: did not play Doubles Major Titles: 12 (9 women’s, 3 mixed) #1 in the World: 1927-1933, 1935-1938 (9 years) This is one in a series of looking at the Top 10 Greatest Female Tennis Players of All Time. You can […] READ MORE



Ten Things To Look Forward To In Tennis In The 2020s: Part 1

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Having looked back at both the highlights and lowlights of the last decade, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, now looks ahead to the next decade – the 2020s – and identifies 10 things that we can hopefully look forward to in the future. Andy Murray Making A Full Comeback To The ATP Tour Embed […] READ MORE


The Five Greatest French Open Women’s Champions

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Countdown to Roland Garros: In the third part of our series building up to the French Open, Last Word on Tennis looks at the five greatest French Open Women’s Champions. In compiling a list of the five greatest French Open Women’s Champions, it is perhaps most instructive to consider who doesn’t make it – great champions […] READ MORE