Tennis

Hey Tennis, Do Something Like This

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hundreds of millions quarantined around the world, sports fans are starving for live sporting events. Tennis...
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...
Rod Laver Arena ahead of the Australian Open

2020 Australian Open Roundtable Predictions: Champions, Dark Horses and Early Exits

Ahead of the first Grand Slam of the season, five Last Word on Tennis writers – Vithun Illankovan, Tracey Essex, Damian Kust, Jim Smith...

ATP Cup Winners and Losers

The first edition of the ATP Cup is in the books. Carried by Novak Djokovic, Serbia emerged victorious in the final against Spain. But...

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...
Tennis in the 2020s

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...
Tennis 2010s

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...
tennis 2010s

Ten Terrific 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...
Tennis 2010s

Ten Terrific 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...

Why Can’t We Have A REAL Tennis World Cup?

The Davis Cup loves to describe itself as “The World Cup of Tennis”. Indeed, it has copyrighted that very phrase and proudly proclaims it...