WTA Italian Open Third Round Matches to Watch

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The Italian Open is well underway, and it has given us plenty of surprises in the WTA matches. Numerous seeded players have stumbled along their path and have been eliminated from the tournament. Now that these top seeded players are gone, the field has open up for unexpected players to make major moves in a […] READ MORE


Iga Swiatek: This Week’s Player To Watch (May 12-May 18)

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Every week, LastWordOnTennis will highlight a player to keep an eye on as tournaments are played around the world. This week’s selection is Iga Swiatek. Though the Madrid Masters finished at the hands of Aryna Sabalenka only last Saturday, the tennis calendar is so tightly packed that the Italian Open has already begun. The field […] READ MORE




WTA Italian Open First-Round Matches to Watch

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Note: Please excuse any potential slight issues to our appearance as our site is currently undergoing maintenance. Also, make sure to look at out brand new message boards. The clay-court season will get underway in earnest in Rome, where some of the world’s best have gathered to battle for the title at the Italian Open. […] READ MORE


Fiona Ferro Continues Summer Surge at US Open

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22-year-old Fiona Ferro started 2019 having never been higher than No. 100 in the World and having lost six of her first seven matches of the season. Ferro was without a WTA main draw ($125k Series and above) win until March, including a straight sets loss at the Australian Open. In fact, towards the beginning […] READ MORE


WTA Italian Open 2019 Preview

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Home favourite Camila Giorgi’s withdrawal due to a wrist injury surely dents Italian hopes of a first titlist in Rome since Raffaella Reggi in 1985. Particularly as such a strong field has assembled for the Italian Open, a Premier 5-level event. What is certain, is that some high-quality clay-court tennis is in the offing at […] READ MORE