WTA Italian Open Day 4 Predictions – Including Garbine Muguruza vs Coco Gauff

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Day 4 at the WTA Italian Open will conclude the second round. Looking to move on the the Round of 16, seeds Anett Kontaveit, Marketa Vondrousova, Petra Martic, Garbine Muguruza, Johanna Konta, and Kiki Bertens will be in action. There are some great matches on deck. Who will move be moving on and who will […] READ MORE


WTA Italian Open Day 2 Predictions Including Venus Williams vs Victoria Azarenka

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It’s Day 2 at the WTA Italian Open. Players continue to find their footing in Rome during the abbreviated clay court season. It’s the last tournament to gain momentum going into the French Open. We at LWOT will be predicting all of the Day 2 matches–four in this article, plus two other articles. WTA Italian […] READ MORE


WTA Istanbul Thursday Predictions Including Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Eugenie Bouchard

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We’re into the second round of the 2020 WTA Istanbul Cup. Some players coming back from the States managed to smoothly adapt to the change of surface. Will they be able to fend off the players who stayed in Europe and got more clay court practice? We also have predictions for matches featuring Caroline Garcia […] READ MORE


The French Open dominance of Justine Henin

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If Rafael Nadal is known as the ‘King of Clay’ then, for a period in the mid 2000s, Justine Henin was almost certainly the Queen.  She won three straight titles from 2005, the only person to achieve that feat apart from Monica Seles in 1992.  French Open 2005 Embed from Getty Images The Belgian star […] READ MORE


Dinara Safina: “I Wanted To Win So Badly I Couldn’t Handle My Emotions”

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Former WTA world #1 and three time Grand Slam finalist, Dinara Safina, spoke exclusively to The Double Bagel Tennis Podcast last week. The 33-year-old Russian, currently in Moscow, talked about what she has been doing since officially retiring in 2014, growing up in a tennis family in Russia, the difficulty of dealing with nerves in […] READ MORE



WTA Doha Quarterfinal Predictions Including Ashleigh Barty vs Garbine Muguruza

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We’ve reached the quarterfinal stage at the WTA Qatar Total Open in Doha. It’s been an interesting week with surprising upsets. The much anticipated clash between World #1 Ashleigh Barty and the hottest player on tour, Elena Rybakina was not to be. Rybakina was forced to withdraw with an abductor injury. After a shaky start […] READ MORE



WTA Doha Day 3 Predictions Including Ashleigh Barty vs Laura Siegemund

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Day 2 at the WTA Qatar Open in Doha saw plenty of upsets. Elina Svitolina and Donna Vekic each fell. Neither could Petra Martic, who lost in the decider to Barbora Strycova. Seeded 12th, Marketa Vondrousova came out on the wrong end of a three set clash with Zheng Saisai. The 13th seed Alison Riske […] READ MORE


WTA Doha Day 1 Predictions Including Garbine Muguruza vs Daria Kasatkina

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The WTA Tour makes its transition from Dubai to Doha for Day 1 of the Qatar Total Open. The field is packed, and we should get great action from the very first day. Who will win on Sunday? We share our thoughts on the matches. In addition to this article, we predict a second set […] READ MORE