1. Rafael Nadal vs. Mikhail Youzhny: Score, Reaction from 2015 Australian Open

    In pursuit of his second career Australian Open title, Rafael Nadal opened his 2015 tournament with a commanding straight-set victory over Mikhail Youzhny , 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, Monday at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 6,728 reads 43 comments

  2. Andy Murray vs. Yuki Bhambri: Score, Reaction from 2015 Australian Open

    Andy Murray got off on the right foot at the 2015 Australian Open on Monday, defeating a determined Yuki Bhambri in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(3), to advance to the second round...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 8 days ago 1,585 reads 6 comments

  3. Australian Open 2015: Analysing Rafael Nadal's Draw

    Navigating a route to a Slam final can be unpredictable business. Analysing the path of Rafael Nadal , after a slow beginning to 2015 following surgery, may be nigh-on impossible...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 9 days ago 4,297 reads 15 comments

  4. Australian Open 2015: Analyzing Roger Federer's Draw

    The tennis gods served Roger Federer a 140 mph serve right down the T, and it’s not even worth challenging. Wait? Is he signaling to the umpire for a replay? Clap. Clap...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 10 days ago 6,953 reads 24 comments

  5. Australian Open 2015: Championship Odds & Predictions for Top Contenders

    Despite being unseeded and ranked No. 41, Victoria Azarenka stands as much a chance of winning the 2015 Australian Open as No. 4 Petra Kvitova. At least that's what the oddsmakers think...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 10 days ago 10,437 reads 45 comments

  6. 2015 Australian Open: Top Storylines to Follow

    The 2015 Australian Open is pregnant with storylines . This tournament—this season —could be a watershed year with some of the all-time greats desperately holding on to the snowy cliff with the menacing youth standing above...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 11 days ago 3,259 reads 4 comments

  7. How Safe Are the Top Men's Seeds at the 2015 Australian Open?

    The top men’s seeds at the 2015 Australian Open are strong favorites, but certainly not a lock to win the year’s first major...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 days ago 6,366 reads 37 comments

  8. Roger Federer's Keys to Win the 2015 Australian Open

    Roger Federer has been on quite a roll the last few months. He won Shanghai and Basel last fall before completing one of the signature victories of his career: Switzerland's first Davis Cup title...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 11 days ago 5,259 reads 15 comments

  9. Why Roger Federer Will Fall Short at the Australian Open Despite 1,000th Win

    Roger Federer hit the headlines yet again with his 1,000th career win on Sunday, but his form won't be enough to clinch the Australian Open . The Swiss star had a successful 2014...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 13 days ago 3,252 reads 29 comments

  10. Roger Federer Takes on Lleyton Hewitt on Tennis' Newest Surface—Water!

    We have Grand Slams on grass, clay and hard courts—could water be next? Well, no. Don't be so ridiculous. With that being said , Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt did play a novel game on speedboats in Sydney on Monday...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 15 days ago 9,180 reads 6 comments

  11. Stock Watch for Top Men's Tennis Players Ahead of the 2015 Australian Open

    The new year may be young, but success waits for no one. The first Grand Slam of the year starts on January 19, so an analysis of top players' stock in early 2015 seems timely...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 16 days ago 24,083 reads 141 comments

  12. Why Novak Djokovic Is the Clear Favorite at the 2015 Australian Open

    When the first ball is struck in the blistering Melbourne heat, the 128-player field will begin clawing their way toward the final. The Australian Open is not just a test of tennis skill, but of mental endurance and physical fitness...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 18 days ago 8,852 reads 58 comments

  13. Why Roger Federer Will Win a Grand Slam Tournament in 2015

    At 33 years old, world number two Roger Federer is playing better than most could have expected at this stage of his career. A 17-time Grand Slam winner already, Federer will continue to defy the odds and contend for Majors in 2015...

    Chris Kudialis Written by Chris Kudialis about 20 days ago 11,203 reads 45 comments

  14. What Rafa Nadal's Latest Defeat Means for Australian Open Hopes

    Rafael Nadal 's hopes of a strong showing at the Australian Open can be called into question after the Spaniard suffered a shock defeat to Michael Berrer in Round 1 of the Qatar Open on Tuesday...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 20 days ago 1,043 reads 15 comments

  15. Why There's Nothing Wrong with Big Prize-Money Disparities in Tennis

    Professional tennis has an elitist problem. At least that's what some would like you to think. As prize money climbs to all-time highs, so have grumblings about disparities...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 21 days ago 1,991 reads 17 comments

  16. Rafael Nadal Comments on If He'll Play in 2015 Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal is on the verge of missing his second Australian Open in three seasons after losing 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 against Michael Berrer in a prep tournament in Qatar Tuesday, the world No...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 12,049 reads 41 comments

  17. Where Stan Wawrinka's 2014 Australian Open Title Ranks Among Past Major Upsets

    As tennis prepares for the 2015 Australian Open, Stanislas Wawrinka will look to defend his 2014 title Down Under. Last year’s championship road to the title included victories over three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic and No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 22 days ago 2,423 reads 18 comments

  18. Ranking the 5 Most Physically Gifted Tennis Players on the ATP Tour in 2015

    The ATP Tour does not suffer for a lack of physically gifted players. This slideshow will rank the top five heading into the 2015 season...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 23 days ago 8,320 reads 29 comments

  19. Novak Djokovic Illness: Updates on Tennis Star's Status and Return

    Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic was forced to withdraw from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship final due to a fever...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 24 days ago 4,930 reads 17 comments

  20. How Today's Tennis Stars Compare to Past Greats

    Diehard tennis fans love to compare stars to past greats. There are countless ways to analyze data, appraise achievements and wonder how modern players would fare against players of prior generations...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 29 days ago 3,235 reads 54 comments