Spain Considers National Tennis Tour

STARNBERG, April 6, 2020 According to Spain’s national daily sport newspaper Marca, the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) hopes to put on a domestic men’s tennis tour to enable the country’s top players to build match fitness. Marca learned through […]

Andreescu Reaches Out To Younger Canadians

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A year ago, Bianca Andreescu of Canada was beginning to make a name for herself on the WTA Tour, first by winning the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and later by capturing […]

Isner-Mahut: Now You Can Re-live Tennis’s Longest Match

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Damian Kust is an American Studies major at the University of Gdańsk in Poland and writes for the Last Word on Tennis website. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Kust no longer attends his […]

ATP Challenger Tour Sends Out Special Message

STARNBERG, April 5, 2020 In conjunction with the cancellation of The Championships, Wimbledon, the ATP and WTA have jointly announced the continued suspension of the ATP and WTA Tours until July 13, 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This also affects […]

Watch A Serena-Venus Final Like It’s 1999, Again

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Imagine not too long ago, if somebody told you that your Saturday night entertainment would comprise of watching vintage tennis matches via YouTube videos, you probably would have laughed. However, pandemic times caused […]

USTA Statement: Time To Take Collective Pause From Playing Tennis

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The coronavirus crisis is creating challenges for everyone across the globe, including those who enjoy playing tennis. On Friday, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) issued a statement on the safety of playing tennis […]

Tennis Canada Cancels All Tournaments Scheduled Up Until July 12

MONTREAL, April 4, 2020 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Following the announcements made by the ATP, WTA and ITF and in accordance with the recommendations of Canadian government officials, Tennis Canada announced on Wednesday that all its tournaments scheduled to take […]

Angelique Kerber: ‘There Will Be Brighter Days’

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In a week of challenging circumstances facing tennis, Wednesday’s announcement that this year’s Wimbledon Championships had been cancelled by the All England Club has brought out many thoughtful responses. On Wednesday, 2018 Wimbledon women’s […]

Lloyd Harris Reacts To Wimbledon Cancellation

CAPE TOWN, April 3, 2020 (SA Press Release) South African rising star Lloyd Harris has expressed sadness over the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus crisis but admits health and safety is more important. […]

ITF Launches Rules Of Tennis App

ITF Press Release, April 3, 2020 Is one member of a doubles team allowed to play alone against their opponents? Can players use a racket with broken strings? And what happens if a passing bird interferes with play? While the […]