Federer

Wimbledon Day 2: Federer Faces Harris; Nadal and Thiem Return to Grass

“Grass is the most historical surface and the one that is most traditional,” said defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic at his pre-Wimbledon press...

Why Novak Djokovic Will Finish 2018 as the World #1

At the start of the year, I predicted that Novak Djokovic will end the season ranked #1 in the world. Injuries have intervened and...
Roger Federer Grand Final

For the Finest Tennis Players, Forty Truly is the New Thirty

In our increasingly speeded-up 21st century, it often seems that everything is new. Apparently, orange is the new black, tech is the new rock...

ATP Race to London – The Final Stretch

The story so far Already qualified are Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, and Marin Cilic. Federer and Nadal were the first to...
Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert Davis Cup Finals

Davis Cup Finals Day 2 Predictions – France vs Japan

The highlight of the morning session on day two of the new Davis Cup Finals in Madrid is a potentially pivotal Group A clash...
Pablo Carreno Busta ATP

ATP Year in Review: Rank 26-30

This offseason, Last Word On Tennis will be looking back at the seasons of the top 50 players on each tour. This installment includes...
Cincinnati Masters Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios in 2019: Another Year of Highs, Lows, and Entertainment

Relive the highs and lows of Nick Krygios' 2019 season on the ATP Tour. There have been great victories and massive controversies in almost equal measure.

ATP, WTA, Challengers, and ITF: Match-fixing is Still a Big Issue in Tennis

After the BBC/Buzzfeed match-fixing inquiry that attacked tennis' image in early 2016, the tennis authorities reacted announcing for Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis. The IRP should...

2019 Marrakech Semifinal Predictions Including Benoit Paire vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

The semifinals are set to get underway at the 2019 Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech. They will feature three Frenchmen and a lone...

Behind Willis Fairy Tale Lies Rising Star Jay Clarke

As night fell on the All England Club on Saturday, Marcus Willis set the Championships alight once more with another fairy tale. He and...