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

Alex de Minaur 2022 Davis Cup Finals || Zuma / Panoramic
November 23, 2022

“Bring this Alex more often” to the ATP Tour – De Minaur at his best at Davis Cup as he embraces leadership role

Alex de Minaur is all about the green and gold. The 23-year-old Aussie...
Chris Oddo
November 22, 2022

‘I stand with victims of abuse” – Hurkacz, Swiatek call for investigation into abuse claims against president of Polish Tennis Federation

Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz took to social media to use their voices...
Chris Oddo
November 22, 2022

Alex de Minaur sends Australia through to Davis Cup semis with tie-clinching win over Van de Zandschulp

The Aussie showed his love of the Davis Cup once again with a...
Chris Oddo
November 22, 2022

Jordan Thompson defeats Tallon Griekspoor, Aussies lead Netherlands 1-0

The Aussies take a 1-0 lead over the Netherlands thanks to Jordan Thompson's...
Chris Oddo
November 21, 2022

“I’ll do anything in my power to challenge the young guys for the biggest trophies” – Watch out 2023, Novak Djokovic still has plenty of fire in the belly

After claiming a record sixth Nitto ATP Finals title, Novak Djokovic says he...
Chris Oddo
November 21, 2022

I still feel like I haven’t peaked – After career year, Casper Ruud believes he’s got better tennis in him

The Norwegian pushed for the sports' biggest titles in a breakout season that...
Chris Oddo
November 20, 2022

Djokovic vs Ruud: head-to-head, quotes, stats, all you need to know ahead of Sunday’s final at the ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic and Casper Ruud are set to face off for the Nitto...
Chris Oddo
November 20, 2022

Roger Federer returns to the court in Tokyo! The Swiss maestro, still nursing his “so-so” knee, advocates for mental health and longer careers for players

Roger Federer made his first on-court appearance at the Uniqlo Lifewear Day in...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2022

Rude treatment – Norway’s Ruud rips past Rublev to set final with Djokovic at ATP Finals

Casper Ruud raced past Andrey Rublev to book his spot in the final...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2022

“When it happens, it’s an absolute shock” – Taylor Fritz miffed at spectator who shouted during critical moment vs Djokovic

Taylor Fritz was thrown off when an unruly spectator shouted out during a...
Chris Oddo
November 19, 2022

‘He prevailed with the few tools that he has” – Tsitsipas said it, Rublev responds

After some interesting comments from Stefanos Tsitsipas about Andrey Rublev's lack of tools,...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

“My goal is to be more consistent on returns” Tsitsipas came a long way in 2022, but wants more next season

Though he missed out on a chance at the semi-finals in Turin -...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

Rublev slips past Tsitsipas, setting a semi-final with Ruud at Nitto ATP Finals

Andrey Rublev reached the semi-finals at the ATP Finals for the first time...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

“I cried from pain, sadness and joy” – Caroline Garcia opens up and reflects on her remarkable 2022 season

Caroline Garcia made an emotional post on social media, sharing details of the...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

“Just fatigue from grueling battle” – Djokovic gives details on his alarming physical struggles, but not many, after win over Medvedev

Novak Djokovic emptied the tank to defeat Daniil Medvedev on Friday, but the...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

“I’ve played a long year” – Felix Auger-Aliassime ran out of steam against Fritz in his 21st match in a month and a half

As the 2022 season winds down, fatigue is taking its toll on Felix...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

Fast courts at ATP Finals in Turin don’t just favour big servers, says Taylor Fritz

Big servers are enjoying plenty of free points at the ATP Finals in...
Chris Oddo
November 18, 2022

Taylor Fritz outserves Auger-Aliassime to set semi-final with Djokovic at ATP Finals

In a battle of big servers American Taylor Fritz edged Felix Auger-Aliassime to...
Chris Oddo
November 17, 2022

“It means I was not good enough” – after seven consecutive top-10 losses, Daniil Medvedev vows to improve

The former world No 1 has been a hard luck loser for much...
Chris Oddo
November 17, 2022

“It has been lost over the years in our sport” – Tsitsipas keen on bringing serve-and-volley tennis into the limelight

Stefanos Tsitsipas is finding success against Daniil Medvedev, thanks to his willingness to...
Chris Oddo
November 17, 2022

“It was a pure roller coaster” – Tsitsipas survives epic clash to eliminate Medvedev at ATP Finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas claimed a dramatic three-set victory to eliminate Daniil Medvedev from semi-final...
Chris Oddo