Tim van Rijthoven Keeps Racking Up Grass-Court Wins

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Last month, Tim van Rijthoven made every headline in the tennis world by taking the title at the ATP 250 at ‘s-Hertogenbosch. A wildcard rather unknown to the casuals, he somehow managed to upset Daniil Medvedev (then ATP #2), Felix Auger-Aliassime (#9), and Taylor Fritz (#14) in the span of just four days. Winning that […] READ MORE




2022 Wimbledon Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions: Champion, Dark Horse, and Early Exit

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Ahead of the third Grand Slam of 2022, five Last Word on Tennis writers – Vithun (@VitIllankovan), Jack Edward, Shane Black, Damian Kust (@damiankust) and Gavin Lang – make their Wimbledon predictions for the Men’s Singles tournament. We also have a separate roundtable for the Women’s singles. Wimbledon Men’s Singles Roundtable Predictions Champion – Who will win Wimbledon? […] READ MORE


Serena Williams Granted Wild Card to Play Wimbledon

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The All-England Club has announced the wild cards for Wimbledon 2022, and one name stands out: Serena Williams. The American all-time great hinted on Instagram this morning that she would likely play, and her entry to the event has now been made official. Williams, of course, has won 23 Grand Slam titles in her illustrious […] READ MORE


Grass Court success for Russians despite Wimbledon Ban

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Russian tennis player Ekaterina Alexandrova won her second WTA title, in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (sometimes referred to as Den Bosch), at the Libema Open. She beat Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, 7-5 6-0, in the first week of the grass court season. This final is particularly interesting, as neither will be able to compete at Wimbledon due to the […] READ MORE