The Greatest: The Men and Women Who Made Tennis. No.1 – Bill Tilden

In the absence of any professional tennis anywhere until at least June, we at LWOT have been turning to the past for inspiration –...
Djokovic

Djokovic The Escapologist Can Achieve The Grand Slam In 2020

“Djokovic” and “Escapologist” don’t quite rhyme, but they are close enough metrically to suggest that in time the great Serb might just acquire a...
Federer/Nadal Rivalry

Tennis Matches with Record-Breaking Attendance

Tennis is ranked as the fourth most popular sport in the world. It is estimated to have around a billion fans across the globe....
Tennis History

The Five Finest Home Slam Victories In Tennis History Including Althea Gibson

Home Slam – two words that can seemingly strike fear (or at the very least extreme nervousness) into the hearts of even the very...

World’s Most Exclusive Tennis Courts

Tennis has long been known as a sport that attracts the wealthy. The modern sport originated from "real tennis," a once popular game that...

Top 10 Most Memorable Tennis Rivalries of the Decade

A rivalry is, by definition, "competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field." They can be one-sided or incredibly close...

Ten Things To Look Forward To In Tennis In The 2020s: Part 2

Having looked back at both the highlights and lowlights of the last decade, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, now looks ahead to the...

Ten Things To Look Forward To In Tennis In The 2020s: Part 1

Having looked back at both the highlights and lowlights of the last decade, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, now looks ahead to the...

Ten Terrible Things About Tennis In The 2010s: Part 2

In a four-part series to end the 2019 season, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back not just at the last year but...

Ten Terrible Things About Tennis In The 2010s: Part 1

In a four-part series to end the 2019 season, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back not just at the last year but...