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

Novak Djokovic, still on course for making history.
November 20, 2021

Novak Djokovic “100 per cent” supports WTA CEO Steve Simon’s stance on Peng Shuai and China

The world No 1 spoke firmly and threw his support behind WTA CEO...
Chris Oddo
November 20, 2021

Australian Open confirms that players must be vaccinated against Covid-19 in 2022

Full vaccination will be required at the 2022 Australian for all players and...
Chris Oddo
November 20, 2021

Djokovic dominates Norrie, remains perfect in Turin ahead of Saturday’s semi-final showdown with Zverev

Novak Djokovic was ruthless in his takedown of Cameron Norrie on Friday at...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2021

Alert: Djokovic wraps up group play undefeated with win over Norrie at ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic topped Cameron Norrie to remain undefeated at this year's ATP Finals...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2021

Covid spike in Austria forces Davis Cup ties behind closed doors

Due to a lockdown in Austria, all ties in Innsbruck will have to...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2021

“I don’t like to lose” – Medvedev explains why he struggled to win ‘dead’ ATP Finals tilt against Sinner

Playing a dead round robin match that lasted two and a half hours...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2021

Medvedev stays unbeaten, saving two match points to stop Sinner at ATP Finals

Daniil Medvedev was pushed to the brink by Italian debutant Jannik Sinner on...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

Alert: Medvedev saves two match points to defeat Sinner at ATP Finals

Daniil Medvedev battled past Jannik Sinner in three sets to increase his run...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

10 questions about Anett Kontaveit – Estonia, Fed Cup, WTA Finals

Anett Kontaveit is the best Estonian player in the history of tennis, and...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

History for Spain! Garbine Muguruza claims WTA Finals title in Guadalajara

Garbine Muguruza claimed her biggest title since 2017, defeating Anett Kontaveit to become...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

Proof that I’m in the best moment of my career – Muguruza feels she’s primed for more success after Guadalajara magic

Garbine Muguruza and her team have created a culture in which the Spaniard...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

Alert: Muguruza tops Kontaveit for WTA Finals title

Garbine Muguruza topped Anett Kontaveit in Guadalajara to claim the WTA Finals title...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

Krejcikova and Siniakova win WTA Finals doubles title, defeating Hsieh and Mertens

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova defeated Elise Mertens and Hsieh Su-Wei for their...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2021

Ruud’s up and running: Norwegian tops Norrie for first win at Nitto ATP Finals

Casper Ruud picked up his first win at the ATP Finals, defeating Cameron...
Chris Oddo
November 17, 2021

Kontaveit edges Sakkari to reach biggest career final at WTA Finals in Guadalajara

Estonia's Anett Kontaveit has been riding the hot hand since August. On Tuesday...
Chris Oddo
November 17, 2021

Alert: Anett Kontaveit edges Maria Sakkari in three sets to reach WTA Finals title match

The Estonian rallied from a break down in the third set to defeat...
Chris Oddo
November 17, 2021

Relishing “once in a lifetime opportunity”, Muguruza shines in victory over Badosa at Guadalajara

Garbine Muguruza played her best match of this year's WTA Finals, breezing past...
Chris Oddo
November 16, 2021

“Matteo, you are an idol” – Sinner dedicates his win over Hurkacz to injured Berrettini

Italy's Jannik Sinner lifted the spirits of the Torino faithful with a rousing...
Chris Oddo
November 16, 2021

Alert: Muguruza tops Badosa to reach Guadalajara final

Garbine Muguruza topped compatriot Paula Badosa 6-3, 6-3 to become the first Spaniard...
Chris Oddo
November 16, 2021

Alert: Jannik Sinner defeats Hubert Hurkacz on his ATP Finals debut

The 20-year-old ATP Finals debutant lifted spirits of Italian tennis fans by topping...
Chris Oddo
November 16, 2021

“A clear sign that he is the greatest of all-time” – Sampras on Djokovic’s seven year-end No 1 finishes

In honor of Novak Djokovic's seventh year-end No 1 ranking, Pete Sampras heaps...
Chris Oddo