An Unfitting End for Andy Murray’s Career

Every sportsman and woman wants to leave the game to which they have dedicated their lives on their own terms. And tennis has provided...

Recent Controversy was Serena Williams’ Third Major Incident at the US Open

We’ve been here before. Serena Williams taking centre stage for the right reasons in Grand Slam matches is not unheard of--in fact, it's one...

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: Five of the best

Every sport has its rivalries, whether it be Messi vs Ronaldo, Senna vs Prost or the Yankees vs the Red Sox. However, there is one...

The Five Best Nadal vs Del Potro Matches

Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin Del Potro have played 13 times in their careers, with their first encounter coming all the way back in...

The Five Finest French Open Women’s Finals

Countdown to Roland Garros: With less than a month to go until the start of the French Open, Last Word on Tennis begins its...

The Five Finest US Open Men’s Champions

Countdown to the US Open: In the fourth and final part of our series building up to the US Open, Last Word on Tennis...

LWOT Stats Corner: Who are the ATP Tour’s best hard court players?

As the hard-court swing begins in North America we look at the data to see which players are most likely to take advantage of the new season.
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Rafael Nadal Is The Hellhound On Roger Federer’s Trail

The greatest song of the greatest blues man, Robert Johnson, was Hellhound On My Trail, in which Johnson famously imagined being pursued by some...

The Five Greatest Comebacks in Tennis History (So Far!)

This year’s Australian Open has been the tournament of comebacks. Almost everywhere you look in Melbourne, there has been a seemingly unbelievable story of...

Some Cool Stuff that Happened in 2017

The 2017 tennis season is over and it is time to recap the coolest, funniest, and weirdest things that happened on courts, from the...