Terre Battue or a Terrible Battle – A Brief History of Clay Court Tennis

For the members of Great Britain’s Davis Cup team, the clay court season will begin a week earlier than for most male players, as...

Petra Kvitova Survives First Round Scare

Petra Kvitova has scraped through her first round encounter at the French Open with a 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 win over Paraguayan Veronica Cepede Royg....

Paris ’68: The First Major of the Open Era

Paris ’68 was such a remarkable, revolutionary time that the phrase itself has become a kind of shorthand for any momentous period in world...
Serena Williams

French Open 2018: Five matches to watch on Tuesday

With Day 2 of the French Open cut short because of rain, six men's matches and one women's match will be carried over to...
Rafael Nadal

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...
Djokovic and Monfils await

Djokovic and Monfils Await Pixie Dust Pair on Day 7

23...26...146...147... Quick...what do the world #146 and #147 have in common?  Both disposed of seeded players to advance to the third round of the French...
Rafael Nadal clay

First Round Matches to Watch on the Men’s Side at Roland Garros

As the 2nd slam of the year begins in Paris, LWOT will take you through the matches to watch throughout the first three days...

Roland Garros Best of Five Day 5 Including Almagro-Del Potro

Day 5 at Roland Garros will see Andy Murray and Juan Martin Del Potro looking to avoid early upsets, American John Isner is also...

Top 5 Lessons from the Monte-Carlo Masters

The Monte-Carlo Masters marks the start of the European clay-court season and is seen as a French Open preview. The 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters threw...
John McEnroe upset

With McEnroe In The Realm Of Perfection (And Petulance)

The list of great tennis films, both fictional and non-fiction, is depressingly small. Indeed, it may be the smallest for any major sport. Perhaps...