1. Why Dubai Tennis Championships Will Be an Important Test for Roger Federer

    Roger Federer is ready to set the tone for the rest of the year at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The speedy courts will be an ideal test for his more aggressive approach, backed by tennis coach Stefan Edberg...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 7,122 reads 42 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 9,141 reads 58 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 4,739 reads 68 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 13,191 reads 31 comments

  5. Way-Too-Early Predictions for the 2014 French Open

    Yes, the French Open is more than three months away, but with the excitement of the Australian Open still fresh in our minds we can’t help but take what we now know and forecast what to expect at Roland Garros in May...

    James McMahon Written by James McMahon about 7 months ago 11,301 reads 13 comments

  6. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players After the 2014 Australian Open

    The first Grand Slam of 2014 is in the books, and Stanislas Wawrinka is the toast of men's tennis after capturing the Australian Open title in impressive fashion over world No. 1 Rafael Nadal...

    James McMahon Written by James McMahon about 7 months ago 25,391 reads 20 comments

  7. Novak Djokovic's Fans Shouldn't Overreact to Aussie Open Failure

    Novak Djokovic 's dream of becoming the first man to win four straight Australian Opens in the Open Era is gone. However, he and his fans shouldn't allow the disappointment of the quarterfinal loss to Stanislas Wawrinka to linger...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 7 months ago 4,229 reads 24 comments

  8. Stanislas Wawrinka Upset Shows Novak Djokovic's Intimidation Factor Is Gone

    For the past three years, Novak Djokovic has been the king of Australia, dominating Down Under like very few men before him. That reign, however, ended in stunning fashion on Tuesday...

    James McMahon Written by James McMahon about 7 months ago 11,287 reads 101 comments

  9. What Novak Djokovic's Loss to Stanislas Wawrinka Means for French Open

    Despite suffering his first loss at the Australian Open in four years this January, six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic remains one of the top players on the planet and a threat to rebound at the French Open this coming spring...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 7 months ago 5,686 reads 49 comments

  10. Stanislas Wawrinka Has Tools to Beat Novak Djokovic in Australian Open Quarters

    If history has any inclination to repeat itself, spectators will be in for a real treat when Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka meet in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday...

    Micky Shaked Written by Micky Shaked about 7 months ago 1,988 reads 3 comments

  11. Australian Open 2014 TV Schedule: Broadcast Info and Predictions for Final Week

    The first week of Grand Slams are often uneventful, but the 2014 Australian Open will have its fair share of early round memories...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 7 months ago 12,080 reads 3 comments

  12. Stanislas Wawrinka in Best Position to Upset Novak Djokovic at Australian Open

    Classic. Epic. Amazing. Those are only a few of the adjectives that best describe the matches Stanislas Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic played against each other at the 2013 Australian and U...

    Van Sias Written by Van Sias about 7 months ago 2,723 reads 30 comments

  13. Novak Djokovic Will Win 4th Consecutive Australian Open

    Thanks to a strong start to the 2014 Australian Open, it looks like tennis superstar Novak Djokovic is well on his way to winning this Grand Slam title for the fourth consecutive year...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 7 months ago 1,464 reads 11 comments

  14. Novak Djokovic vs. Fabio Fognini: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    No. 2 Novak Djokovic hardly broke a sweat as he dispatched No. 15 Fabio Fognini in straight sets...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 2,323 reads 63 comments

  15. Novak Djokovic vs. Denis Istomin: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    Novak Djokovic ’s stranglehold on the Australian Open title shows little sign of lifting after he powered through the third round on Friday with a 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 ...

    Ben Blackmore Written by Ben Blackmore about 7 months ago 4,155 reads 14 comments

  16. Australian Open 2014 Bracket: Where Favorites Could Be Upset

    The Australian Open has been hot thus far. No, not just the temperatures but the action as well. The tournament typically known as the "Happy Open" has been anything but for several competitors...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 2,470 reads 1 comments

  17. Previewing Novak Djokovic's Likely Route to Semifinals at Australian Open

    Novak Djokovic owns Melbourne. The 26-year-old Serb followed up his first Grand Slam final win at the Australian Open in 2008 with two quarterfinal exits, but he has ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 7 months ago 983 reads 2 comments

  18. 2014 Australian Open: How Intense Heat in Melbourne Will Affect the Tournament

    Maybe the scorching heat at the 2014 Australian Open will turn out to be a major factor for Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the other competing tennis superstars...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 3,406 reads 11 comments

  19. Novak Djokovic vs. Leonardo Mayer: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    If the field was looking for any sign that Novak Djokovic 's dominance at Melbourne would be slowing down, they wouldn't find it in his second-round match versus Leonardo Mayer...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 2,950 reads 4 comments

  20. Novak Djokovic Will Cruise Past Leonardo Mayer at 2014 Australian Open

    Novak Djokovic 's remarkable 22-match winning streak at the Australian Open will be safe on Day 3. The three-time defending tournament champion—and odds-on favorite in the men's draw—will take on world No...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 7 months ago 953 reads 2 comments

  21. Australian Open 2014 TV Schedule: Daily Listings for Remainder of Grand Slam

    The 2014 Australian Open has already gotten off to an interesting start, to say the least. Venus Williams was ousted in the first round. John Isner was forced to withdraw due to an ankle injury ...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 11,669 reads 0 comments

  22. Australian Open 2014 Bracket: Breaking Down Paths for Tournament Favorites

    The Australian Open giveth and it taketh away. The tournament known as the "Happy Slam" left some of the game's favorite players a little disappointed with their draw and others looking at a more-than-favorable draw heading into the Grand Slam event..

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 2,126 reads 0 comments

  23. Novak Djokovic vs. Lukas Lacko: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    Novak Djokovic opened his 2014 Australian Open account with a simple win over Lukas Lacko at Melbourne Park on Monday...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 7 months ago 3,247 reads 24 comments

  24. Australian Open 2014: Power Ranking Men's Title Contenders

    It is already time for Grand Slam tennis. The Australian Open will begin on Jan. 13, and I swear the start date to this event gets sooner on the calendar every year. There is no other explanation for the fact I'm surprised it's Grand Slam time...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 7 months ago 4,478 reads 8 comments

  25. Novak Djokovic's Keys to Victory vs. Lukas Lacko in 1st Round of Australian Open

    Three-time defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic will begin his pursuit of a fourth consecutive title Down Under against world No. 90 Lukas Lacko in the first round of the Happy Slam...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 7 months ago 2,007 reads 13 comments