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Most every year, the WTA makes a stop in Charleston, South Carolina, and although the coronavirus put paid to the 2020 edition of the...

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Mike Davies might just be the most important figure in tennis history who even tennis fans have never heard of. That is because he...

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The UTR Pro Match Series is back, this time featuring four talented women's players. The initial men's version of the event took place a...

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When you look back over the plethora of gifted talent on both the ATP and the WTA tours, there are the usual suspects that...

Billie Jean King: Greatest of All-Time?

Billie Jean King Professional career: 1959-1983 (25 years) Total Singles Major Titles: 12 Wimbledon: 6 U.S. Open: 4 French Open: 1 Australian Open: 1 Doubles Major Titles: 27 (16 women’s and...
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Tennis may have experienced something of a golden age over the past decade-and-a-half, with prize money rocketing up, in no small part due to...

Will We See Elite Tennis from Victoria Azarenka Again?

It is rather crazy to think that Victoria Azarenka won her maiden Grand Slam triumph came just over eight years ago. It was on...
Margaret Court in action at 1973 Wimbledon Championships

Margaret Court: The Greatest of All Time?

In this series, we here at LWOT will be examining the merits of the various claimants to the title of the greatest of all...

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Althea Gibson’s story may just be the greatest in the history of tennis. Even today, more than 60 years on from her last Grand...
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COVID-19 has forced professional tennis to come to a long-term stoppage. But, while the top players on the ATP Tour and WTA Tour might...