1. How Humility Will Help Roger Federer in 2014

    Roger Federer has long been followed by signs reading, "Shh...genius at work." He may want to start replacing those signs with ones simply stating, "Shh.....

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 3 months ago 13,481 reads 107 comments

  2. How Grigor Dimitrov Is Developing into the Next Tennis Superstar

    Don't tell Grigor Dimitrov that he is tennis' next big superstar. The 22-year-old Bulgarian knows he must keep improving...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 7,485 reads 128 comments

  3. How Tennis Is Becoming More Like NASCAR

    Tennis and NASCAR, sports with seemingly little in common, are more alike than you think. When John Isner, who grew up in North Carolina, served as honorary pit crew chief in 2008, ...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 4,871 reads 15 comments

  4. Why Roger Federer's Faith in New Coach Stefan Edberg Will Pay Off

    Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg just feels right. There is everything to like about these two champions. They are generations apart, but they are standards who personify grace and imagination on the tennis court...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 19,623 reads 201 comments

  5. PBZ Zagreb Indoors 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Schedule

    Marin Cilic will have his hands full defending his title at the 2014 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, which takes place in Zagreb, Croatia, and is a yearly stop on the ATP World Tour 250...

    Jesse Reed Written by Jesse Reed about 3 months ago 705 reads 2 comments

  6. Predicting the Biggest Risers and Fallers in the ATP Rankings in 2014

    Updating the 2014 ATP rankings is fittingly a computer's job. Its cold, calculating database is no respecter of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic any more than it is for Andreas Seppi or Donald Young...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 10,149 reads 63 comments

  7. Davis Cup 2014: United States Suffers Disastrous Opening Day vs. Great Britain

    Friday was an absolute nightmare for United States tennis. The United States and Great Britain were expected to play a very close opening-round tie this weekend in San Diego, but things have not started off very close at all for the American side...

    Ryan Bothmann Written by Ryan Bothmann about 3 months ago 1,818 reads 0 comments

  8. Davis Cup Preview: USA vs. Great Britain

    The U.S. team’s road to the 2014 Davis Cup got tougher as the No. 1 American, John Isner pulled out of this weekend’s World Group first-round tie against Great Britain...

    Michael Ann McKinlay Written by Michael Ann McKinlay about 3 months ago 1,571 reads 1 comments

  9. Novak Djokovic's Blueprint to Regain the ATP No. 1 Ranking

    Novak Djokovic 's quarterfinal loss to Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2014 Australian Open cost him 1,640 points in the ATP Rankings . He trails No. 1 Rafael Nadal by 3,710 points, but it's a gap that can be made up quickly in the next few months...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 8,227 reads 58 comments

  10. Why Stanislas Wawrinka Can Win the 2014 French Open

    Now that Stanislas Wawrinka has broken the Grand Slam bubble, the inevitable question arises: Can he win another? He'll have the chance to answer that challenge at Roland Garros this May...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 3 months ago 11,122 reads 271 comments

  11. Andy Murray Sparks, Then Denies, Kim Sears Wedding Rumours

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray appeared to confirm that he will marry his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in 2014—shortly after the defence of his title at SW19—only to deny all once stories got up and running in the media...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 3 months ago 11,271 reads 10 comments

  12. Will Stan Wawrinka's Australian Open Win Usher in a New Era in Men's Tennis?

    Stanislas Wawrinka 's 2014 Australian Open title is an important breakthrough for men's tennis. The strong, rugged everyman hero may be credited as the one who single-handedly ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 4,620 reads 68 comments

  13. Australian Open 2014: Men's Tournament Suggests Major Changes Coming for Tennis

    One Grand Slam title does not make an elite tennis player. Just ask Juan Martin del Potro , who has never achieved the same prestige as his men's tennis contemporaries in the ...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 3 months ago 13,037 reads 31 comments

  14. Roger Federer Faces Uphill Battle to Remain Among Tennis' Big 4

    Time waits for no man, and Roger Federer 's spot among tennis' elite seems like it's slipping away. There's a lot of discussion about the big four in men's tennis...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 3 months ago 5,357 reads 45 comments

  15. Nadal vs. Wawrinka: Australian Open Title Solidifes Wawrinka's Elite Status

    At the 2014 Australian Open finals, Stanislas Wawrinka faced Rafael Nadal for the 13th time in his career having never won a set off the Spaniard. Four sets later, he had shocked the world's No...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 3 months ago 1,411 reads 12 comments

  16. Best Twitter Reactions to the Australian Open Men's Final

    Stanislas Wawrinka downed Rafael Nadal in four sets to win the 2014 Australian Open , making him the most unlikely tennis Grand Slam winner since Juan Martin Del Potro popped up from relative obscurity to snatch away the 2009 U...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 3 months ago 2,031 reads 0 comments

  17. Rafael Nadal Should Rest Until Back Injury Heals Completely

    Following Rafael Nadal's Australian Open final defeat by Stanislas Wawrinka , time has come for the Spaniard to allow his recurring back injury to heal. The No...

    Dan Brett Written by Dan Brett about 3 months ago 10,892 reads 9 comments

  18. Australian Open 2014: Stan Wawrinka's Triumph Nearly Overshadowed by Rafa's Pain

    Stanislas Wawrinka won the Australian Open , his first Grand Slam title. Hopefully he's somewhere throwing a party. Because yesterday he had to endure the party poopers ...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 8,344 reads 170 comments

  19. Will Injuries Derail Rafael Nadal's Quest to Be the Greatest of All Time?

    The 2014 Australian Open might best represent the ambiguities in pronouncing Rafael Nadal as the greatest player of all time. His career has been filled with periods of invincible play and breathtaking triumph...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 11,415 reads 149 comments

  20. Australian Open 2014 Men's Final: Stanislas Wawrinka Cements Star Status

    Everyone doubted him. Despite defeating Novak Djokovic en route to his first Grand Slam final, nobody believed Stanislas Wawrinka had a shot at defeating Rafael Nadal for the Australian Open title...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 3 months ago 863 reads 1 comments

  21. Wawrinka vs Nadal: Final Upset Sets Stage for Unpredictable 2014 in Men's Tennis

    Whether you attribute Stanislas Wawrinka's stunning upset of Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final to Rafa's injuries or not, the win may still represent a power shift in men's tennis...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 1,104 reads 8 comments

  22. Rafael Nadal vs. Stanislas Wawrinka: What Memorable Final Means for Each Player

    The Australian Open Men’s final may not have boasted a titanic matchup or an epic back-and-forth contest like the 2012 final, but the last match of the 2014 tournament did not disappoint...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 3 months ago 1,466 reads 2 comments

  23. Rafael Nadal vs. Stanislas Wawrinka: Examining Historical Impact of Men's Final

    If you saw this coming, give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back. Considering that Novak Djokovic lost in the Australian Open quarterfinals and Rafael Nadal knocked out Roger Federer himself in the semifinals, it looked like the No.

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 1,516 reads 4 comments

  24. Australian Open 2014 Men's Final: Rafael Nadal Will Return to Form After Loss

    It was an ugly loss, but Rafael Nadal's defeat at the hands of Stanislas Wawrinka in the men's final at the 2014 Australian Open is not an indication of how the Spaniard's season will unfold...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 1,850 reads 8 comments

  25. Australian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka Win over Rafael Nadal a Boon to Tennis

    Stanislas Wawrinka 's victory over Rafael Nadal in the 2014 Australian Open men's final was the best thing that could have happened to men's tennis...

    Jesse Reed Written by Jesse Reed about 3 months ago 1,244 reads 4 comments