Federer, Nadal, or Djokovic: Who will Break the Tie?

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Roger Federer’s recurring knee injury has cast a cloud of uncertainty over his participation in the American hard-court season beginning in a few weeks. Needless to say, this is a huge setback for him and his fans. Fitness concerns have had a toll on the Swiss’s relentless pursuits to stay on top of his game […] READ MORE


The Five Finest Wimbledon Women’s Finals Ever

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Ahead of the 2021 Final, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at the finest Wimbledon Women’s Singles finals ever. Ash Barty and Karolina Plíšková will fight for the women’s final, but they will have lots of work to match these classics. In ascending order, here are the five finest Wimbledon Women’s Singles finals […] READ MORE


Can Novak Djokovic Become The Third Man To Win The Calendar Slam?

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For so long, Novak Djokovic has been the most famous ‘Third Man’ since Harry Lime. Even after a phenomenal decade of dominance or near-dominance in tennis, he has still been somewhat in the gigantic shadows cast by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who established their own formidable rivalry (and thereby won their own armies of […] READ MORE



Five Historic French Opens (And Why The 2021 Edition Will Be Historic Too)

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Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at five of the most memorable French Opens and explains why the 2021 edition should also be unforgettable. After a European clay-court season that has been doubly enjoyable following the rescheduling or cancellation of most clay-court events last year, the stage is set for the second Major […] READ MORE


Best First Round Matches at the 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters

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The 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters features the best male tennis players in a fantastic, beautiful venue. This year, the first round is full of amazing and high-quality match ups. Indeed, this will cause some great players to exit the tournament early. However, this is some great entertainment in the view of the fans. Nonetheless, here are […] READ MORE





ATP Marseille Day 3 Predictions Including Hugo Gaston vs Jannik Sinner

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Day three at the ATP Marseille Open should feature plenty of good tennis, with six matches, including both first and second round action, on the schedule in Provence. As always, we here at LWOT will be offering our predictions for every match on the slate, including Karen Khachanov vs Mackenzie McDonald. But who will advance? […] READ MORE