1. Roger Federer vs. Yen-Hsun Lu: Score, Reaction from 2015 Australian Open

    Roger Federer put in a strong performance against a resilient Yen-Hsun Lu during the first round of the 2015 Australian Open , winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-2, 7-5...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 7,575 reads 23 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 6,833 reads 43 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 1,628 reads 6 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 4,427 reads 15 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 7,068 reads 24 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 10,658 reads 43 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 3,287 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 6,417 reads 36 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 5,361 reads 14 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 3,308 reads 27 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 9,246 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 25,222 reads 141 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 9,040 reads 53 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 12,042 reads 42 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 1,108 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 2,165 reads 17 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 12,108 reads 41 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 2,477 reads 18 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 8,676 reads 29 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 5,015 reads 17 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 3,299 reads 54 comments

  22. Top Feel-Good Storylines from Tennis in 2014

    2014 has been a topsy-turvy year for tennis. In the men's game, the old order seems to have been dethroned to an extent—though you would hardly bet against Roger Federer ...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 4 months ago 5,179 reads 13 comments

  23. 5 Things Rafael Nadal Must Accomplish to Have a Successful 2015 Season

    Rafael Nadal ’s career is at a tipping point. His reign at the top of the game is more tenuous than ever as injuries and other rising stars carve away at his aura...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 4 months ago 14,895 reads 81 comments

  24. Andy Murray's Legacy and Career at a Crossroads Heading into 2015

    Andy Murray may or may not be finished adding Grand Slam titles to his legacy as he prepares for 2015...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 4 months ago 8,413 reads 12 comments

  25. Under the Radar Players to Watch During the 2015 ATP Season

    The quartet of Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic capture most of the headlines and publicity in men's tennis. Their overwhelming success has left the rest of the ATP World Tour in the shadows for the last decade...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 4 months ago 3,734 reads 6 comments