Federer not Declining Physically–but Mentally

Roger Federer started his 2018 season as impressive as his 2017 season: defending his Australian Open title, becoming the oldest World No.1, and creating...

LWOT Stats Corner: Who are the best WTA players on hard courts?

We attempt to assess the WTA tour players to see who are most suited to the hard courts ahead of the hard court swing before the US Open.

Top 5 Greatest French Open Men’s Victories of the Last 20 Years

The 2019 French Open is reaching its conclusion. Many felt it coming in that it was a two horse race between Djokovic and Nadal....

Numbers Don’t Lie: Roger Federer Has Never Been So Dominant

The first Masters 1000 of the season is underway at Indian Wells. Provided that the rest of the "Big Four" are either sidelined or...

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...

Judy Murray Proves She Is The Empress of Tennis Parents

The term “tennis parent” usually comes with a silent (or perhaps not so silent) “pushy” as a prefix. So many tennis parents, from Damir...

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...
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Injury Setback: Is Rafael Nadal’s Time at the Top Over?

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Acapulco Open due to an injury setback. This is becoming a foregone conclusion with the Spaniard either...

A Brief History of Tennis Before the Open Era

Before Last Word on Tennis begins its series on “1968: The Year That Changed Tennis”, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of tennis going fully...
Federer French Open 2011

For Federer, Nadal on clay still the ultimate test

This late, great stage of Roger Federer’s career, which dates back to his remarkable rebirth as a Major-winner at the Australian Open in 2017,...