Challenger Tour Emil Ruusuvuori

Pandemic Stops Emil Ruusuvuori Just Short of Milestone

When the coronavirus pandemic rocked the world, tennis season came to a grinding halt. Tournaments were stopped midway through their duration, players went off...
The US Open will commence August 31sr

This Is Not the US Open as it Should Be

It has been too long since the last ball was hit in anger. So the news that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had given...
The US Open will take place in September without fans

US Open To Be Played In September Without Fans

After some weeks of speculation, Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York State, has announced that the US Open will be played in September in...

US Open Without the Big Three?

Back in April, the USTA has published an update on the status of the US Open that - as you might expect - they...

Memorable Men’s Grand Slam Finals in the 2000s

There were some memorable major finals in men’s tennis during the 2000s and Last Word on Tennis picked out five of the best. Andre Agassi...
Gabriela Sabatini

The forgotten brilliance of Gabriela Sabatini

Gabriela Sabatini may have won a Grand Slam title in both singles and doubles, but the Argentine’s name is not one many remain familiar...
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...
Tennis History

The Five Finest Home Slam Victories In Tennis History Including Althea Gibson

Home Slam – two words that can seemingly strike fear (or at the very least extreme nervousness) into the hearts of even the very...
Daniil Medvedev US Open

Andreescu, Medvedev and the rest of the break-out stars of the 2019 US Open

The 2019 US Open presented us with a lot of new stars and new stories. Who impressed a little more under-the-radar? Including the doubles, boys and girls tournaments.

What’s Next for David Goffin?

It’s been a peculiar year for David Goffin, something his supporters should be getting used to by now. Having ended 2018 at 20th in...