WTA 2016 Year In Review: Rank 6-10

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

2016 LWOT WTA End of Year Awards Roundtable

The 2016 women's tennis season is over, at least at the highest levels of play. There are still awards to be given out, potentials...
USA Fed Cup Team 1980s

The Five Finest Fed Cup Teams

Last weekend, the Czech Republic won its third Fed Cup in a row and its fifth in the last six years, establishing themselves as...

What can be Done about Internet Trolling?

With Social Media now all the rage there...
2016 WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai

Why The Real Elite Are Not At The WTA Elite Trophy

When I read this week that Johanna Konta was still competing in China, I assumed that, having forgotten to put my clocks back last...

Veteran Kuznetsova Threatens the Young Guns at the WTA Finals

There is nothing in sport like getting on a roll, generating so much momentum that you feel almost unbeatable and that every shot or...

Are the Players Qualified for the WTA Finals the Real Elite Eight of Tennis?

Svetlana Kuznetsova winning the title in Moscow, as well as Kiki Bertens losing her semifinal in Luxembourg, set the definitive line-ups for both WTA Finals and...

Cibulkova Triumphs in Linz and Qualifies for WTA Finals

Dominika Cibulkova won an enthralling match today at the Generali Ladies Linz tournament, winning her third title of 2016 and qualifying for the prestigious...

Cibulkova and Golubic meet in 2016 Linz final

It is not the final we expected to see in the Generali Ladies Linz tournament, but Dominika Cibulkova will collide with Viktorija Golubic on...

Muguruza Retires From Linz Following Fall

Garbine Muguruza's Linz journey came to a crashing halt as she was forced to retire and withdraw from the tournament in her match against...