1. What's at Stake for Top Stars at 2013 US Open?

    Albeit with its typical weather delays, the U.S. Open is underway, and the sport’s biggest stars have launched their quest toward winning the final slam of 2013...

    James McMahon Written by James McMahon about 8 months ago 1,747 reads 1 comments

  2. Novak Djokovic vs. Ricardas Berankis: Score and Recap from 2013 US Open

    The first round of the U.S. Open was unsurprisingly smooth sailing for Novak Djokovic , as he breezed past Ricardas Berankis , 6-1, 6-2, 6-2...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 8 months ago 2,034 reads 8 comments

  3. Why Parity Will Characterize US Open Men's Tennis Competition in Current Era

    The 2013 U.S. Open is here, and it’s a vivid reminder that the current generation of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is not in position to dominate Flushing Meadows...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 1,979 reads 14 comments

  4. US Open Tennis 2013: Top Seeds with Easiest Road to Finals

    The 2013 U.S. Open will get under way on Monday, and a few stars received favorable draws as they look to make their way to the finals. As this year's tournaments have shown, nothing is guaranteed...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 3,589 reads 23 comments

  5. Novak Djokovic Doesn't Deserve No. 1 Ranking After Upset Loss to John Isner

    Novak Djokovic —currently No. 1 in the world tennis rankings—was upset at the hands of Jon Isner , the No. 1 American male tennis player, on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 8 months ago 14,841 reads 94 comments

  6. Western & Southern Open 2013: Expect Novak Djokovic to Face Andy Murray in Final

    Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are on a collision course —again. The World No. 1 and 2 both strolled into the third round of the Western & Southern Open with relative ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 8 months ago 4,593 reads 60 comments

  7. Novak Djokovic in Excellent Shape to Claim Historic Title in Cincinnati

    Novak Djokovic is on the cusp of doing something no tennis player has ever done on the ATP Tour. The world's No...

    Jesse Reed Written by Jesse Reed about 8 months ago 1,558 reads 16 comments

  8. Rogers Cup 2013: Nadal, Gulbis and Other Winners and Losers of Tennis' Week

    An exciting Rogers Cup brought Canada plenty of homegrown excitement and familiar winners in Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams . There were also tough losses, ranging from early-round exits to Novak Djokovic's tiebreaker...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 17,263 reads 78 comments

  9. Nadal vs. Djokovic: Score, Highlights for Rogers Cup 2013 Men's Semifinals

    No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal outlasted No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a 2:28 marathon to win his Rogers Cup semifinal and claim a spot in Sunday's final...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 months ago 24,960 reads 139 comments

  10. Rogers Cup 2013 Men's Semifinals: Nadal vs. Djokovic Preview and Prediction

    Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic is still the biggest rivalry in men's tennis . It's big stakes as usual, this time in the semifinals of the Canada Open. The winner will be a strong favorite to capture the Rogers Cup...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 12,908 reads 110 comments

  11. Ranking the 25 Most Powerful People in Tennis

    Tennis has continued to grow into a powerful global sport. It performs in international venues and has been a major platform for both men's and women's sports...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 41,940 reads 75 comments

  12. Tennis Week's Winners and Losers: Nadal Ready, Del Potro Win, Djokovic's Dad

    Rafael is in and Roger Federer out as the Rogers Cup opens up to host a strong field including Andy Murray and defending champion Novak Djokovic . There are also some tidbits on Djokovic's book and some bitterness from his dad...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 4,533 reads 14 comments

  13. Off-Court Issues from Men's and Women's Tennis That Must Go Away

    According to legend, P.T. Barnum once claimed that there is no such thing as bad publicity . If that were true, then men's and women's tennis would be in good shape. It's not true...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 9 months ago 6,693 reads 17 comments

  14. Novak Djokovic's Father Should Keep Quiet About Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

    As Novak Djokovic prepares to defend the Rogers Cup in Montreal this week, his father, Srdjan, opened up to the Serbian media with some astonishing comments on two of his son's main rivals...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 41,080 reads 257 comments

  15. The Five Most Important Statistics in Men's Tennis

    Question: What is the most important statistic in men's tennis? Answer: There isn't one. Contrary to David Robson's September, 2009 article for USA Today , arriving at the top of the game is not all about the return ...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 9 months ago 6,466 reads 32 comments

  16. Winners and Losers in Tennis from the Week of July 22

    Roger Federer 's return to Switzerland ranged from a cow to a bad back. His Grand Slam window may still be open, but it may be too difficult to squeeze through at this year's US Open...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 2,274 reads 2 comments

  17. The Ideal Strategy to Use Against Each Tennis Star

    Even the best tennis players have weaknesses. The key is to exploit those weaknesses. Every underdog that enters a match against a top-5 player has studied footage and statistics to determine the best strategy for knocking off a star...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 9 months ago 5,549 reads 68 comments

  18. The Top 10 Men's Tennis Players' Worst Surfaces

    The best men's tennis players in the world aren't always at their best. Some surfaces confound them. Novak Djokovic barely wins 78 percent of the time on his least desired environment...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 9 months ago 5,492 reads 66 comments

  19. Novak Djokovic Can Regain His 2011 Aura by Winning the US Open

    Novak Djokovic is the No. 1 ranked ATP player, but has been unable to create a resurgence of his epic 2011 season. He has battled fatigue, injuries and galvanized opponents, but has fallen short of his Grand Slam goals...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 6,954 reads 104 comments

  20. The Eight Most Surprising Head-to-Head Records in Tennis

    When Roger Federer loses to Rafael Nadal, it is an event, albeit not a surprising event. Certain head-to-head records do not stun tennis fans at all...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 9 months ago 4,616 reads 53 comments

  21. Why 2013 US Open Will Deliver a Dramatic Finish to This Year's Grand Slams

    The 2013 U.S. Open is the final stop on tennis' Grand Slam tour and a raucous venue for high drama. New York in deep summer is heat, noise and taxi cabs. It is streets, skyscrapers and boundless energy where only the strong survive...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 7,253 reads 84 comments

  22. Novak Djokovic: Will He Dominate Again on Hard Courts After Wimbledon 2013?

    Novak Djokovic was the most dominant player on the men's tennis hard courts in 2012 after the grass court season concluded. It helped establish him almost 3,000 points ahead of the No...

    JA Allen Written by JA Allen about 9 months ago 6,750 reads 109 comments

  23. Top 10 Most Memorable Moments in Men's Tennis from the 2013 Season So Far

    Men's tennis in 2013 has already been characterized by several spectacular memories. If 2012 was a year of championship parity, this year has thus far proved to be a mixed bag of upstart challenges and more competitive parity at the top...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 8,496 reads 26 comments

  24. Blueprint for Andy Murray to Become One of the Current Era's Greatest Stars

    Andy Murray is no doubt enjoying his Wimbledon victory, but the instant the sparkle in the champagne turns flat it will be time to go back to work...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 1,801 reads 61 comments

  25. Wimbledon 2013 Men's Final: Andy Murray's Win Builds Rivalry with Novak Djokovic

    Feast your eyes upon the next thrilling rivalry in men's tennis. Although it only went three sets, the men's final at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships was an enthralling tennis match...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 1,322 reads 3 comments