Chris Oddo

Based in the Golden State of California, Chris is a freelance sportswriter, podcaster, blogger, stat geek and Twitter hooligan who has been covering the pro tennis tours for over a decade. He is also a contributor at USOpen.org, Rolandgarros.com, TennisTV.com, WTAtennis.com, Westernsouthern.com and TennisNow.com. A native New Yorker, Chris grew up loving John McEnroe, and doesn't regret it one bit. These days he plays no favorites and the mission is simple: honor the grand game of tennis and don't close the laptop until the story is finished.

Latest articles

Naomi Osaka at the 2021 US Open
September 20, 2021

Marion Bartoli: When it comes to pressure, Raducanu and Osaka are in totally different leagues

Emma Raducunu wasn't bothered by the pressure during her run to the US...
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Davis Cup, On this day
September 20, 2021

Davis Cup 2021: Who made it back to World Group? All the weekend’s results…

Eight teams, including Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Finland and Japan booked their spots in...
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Diego Schwartzman
September 19, 2021

Behind Schwartzman, Argentina rebounds to defeat Belarus in Buenos Aires

Saturday was a tough day for Diego Schwartzman, but the world No 15...
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Jasmine Paolini
September 19, 2021

Italian giant killer Jasmine Paolini claims maiden WTA title at Portoroz

World No 87 Jasmine Paolini took out four seeded players in Portoroz en...
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Clara Tauson Luxembourg
September 19, 2021

Clara Tauson, 18 and rising, tops Ostapenko for second title of 2021

Danish teen Clara Tauson completed her impressive title run at Luxembourg by toppling...
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Jasmine Paolini
September 19, 2021

Italy’s Jasmine Paolini, maiden WTA finalist, to face Riske in Portoroz final

Italy's Jasmine Paolini rallied back to defeat Yulia Putintseva to reach her first...
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Clara Tauson
September 18, 2021

Tauson edges Vondrousova to set final clash with Ostapenko at Luxembourg

18-year-old Dane Clara Tauson reached her second final of 2021 by taking out...
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Diego Schwartzman at UTS in 2021
September 18, 2021

“One of the worst matches of my professional career” – Schwartzman stunned by unranked 18-year-old Ostapenkov in Davis Cup

Argentina's Diego Schwartzman was stunned by Daniil Ostapenkov of Belarus in Davis Cup...
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Karen Khachanov_Paris Masters_2018
September 17, 2021

Dates, schedule tickets, prize money: 10 questions about 2021 Rolex Paris Masters

Everything you need to know about the Rolex Paris Masters, from former champs...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas at the 2021 US Open
September 17, 2021

Stricter rules on ATP bathroom breaks are coming

An ATP source says that the tour has plans to impose stricter rules...
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