WTA Year in Review: 16-20 Including Ashleigh Barty

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This off-season, Last Word on Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 20-16, including Ashleigh Barty and Madison Keys. 20. Magdalena Rybarikova One of the comeback players of the year as the Slovakian makes waves on tour. High […] READ MORE


WTA Year in Review: 25-21 Including Serena Williams

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This off-season, Last Word on Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 25-21, including Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber. 25. Daria Gavrilova Another year of steady if unspectacular growth for the popular and energetic Australian. High Points Prior […] READ MORE


WTA Year in Review: 30-26 Including Radwanska

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This off-season, Last Word on Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 30-26, including Agnieszka Radwanska and Petra Kvitova. 30. Lucie Safarova A consistent season saw the former top 10 Czech player significantly increase her singles ranking and […] READ MORE


WTA Year In Review: 35-31 Including Anett Kontaveit

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This offseason, Last Word On Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top-50 players on each tour. This installment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 35-31 including Anett Kontaveit and Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. 35. Shuai Zhang A year of two halves with improvement coming later in the year. High Points A second career […] READ MORE


WTA Year in Review: 40-36 Including Alize Cornet

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This offseason, Last Word On Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top-50 players on each tour. This installment covers the WTA 2017 players ranked 40-36 including Alize Cornet and Elise Mertens. 40. Carla Suarez Navarro Falling to her lowest ranking since 2012, the Spaniard has had a strange year. High Points […] READ MORE


WTA Year In Review: 46-50

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This offseason, Last Word On Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top-50 players on each tour. This installment includes the WTA 2017 players ranked 46-50. 50. Lauren Davis A year with plenty of promise that faded away towards the end. High Points For the first three months of the year Lauren […] READ MORE


WTA 2016 Year in Review: Rank 26-30

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Eastern European players dominate the WTA rankings in the 26-30 spots at the years end. Here is a look at how the seasons went for these players, and whether they can accomplish even more in the coming season. 26: Daria Kasatkina¬† Embed from Getty Images The teenage Russian Kasatkina had her first full season on […] READ MORE