1. Shanghai Masters 2013: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal Destined for Finals Clash

    Heading into the men's semifinals at the 2013 Shanghai Masters, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are once again in position to face each other in the final...

    Jesse Reed Written by Jesse Reed about 10 months ago 5,588 reads 12 comments

  2. Has Golden Era of Men's Tennis Ended with Nadal and Djokovic Battles?

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic stand alone in men's tennis. While the two superstars vie for the No. 1 ranking, the rest of the ATP has faded from relevant contention...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 10,827 reads 124 comments

  3. Rafael Nadal's Return to No. 1 Brings Added Element to Novak Djokovic Rivalry

    Novak Djokovic may have won the battle, but Rafael Nadal is winning the war. Tennis ' top two stars clashed against each other on Sunday in Beijing for the latest reprisal ...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 10 months ago 4,413 reads 48 comments

  4. Analyzing Importance of Novak Djokovic's China Open Win vs. Rafael Nadal

    For most of 2013, Rafael Nadal has dominated the ATP Tour. He's won two Grand Slams and 10 titles in total and is an astonishing 65-3 on the year, shooting to the No. 1 ranking in the world by reaching the China Open final...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 months ago 14,167 reads 169 comments

  5. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Speak Several Ways About the No. 1 Ranking

    Is Rafael Nadal ’s return to No. 1 more important than the cautious rhetoric that seems to come up as often as another one of his break point opportunities? “I don't know what I need to do to become No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 10,864 reads 56 comments

  6. Ranking the Most Popular Rackets in Tennis Today

    The phrases "most popular" and "tennis rackets today" do not go together—at least not across the board in the men's game...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 10 months ago 43,291 reads 9 comments

  7. Novak Djokovic Pops Question, Reportedly Engaged to Girlfriend Jelena Ristic

    Thanks to reports from Serbia, fans of Novak Djokovic and his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic can exclaim, "Finally!" In Serbia (h/t The Big Lead ) reports the 26-year-old ...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 10 months ago 9,311 reads 26 comments

  8. The Hottest Storylines in Men's Tennis for the Week of September 23

    It's a milestone week in men's tennis. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic gains entry into some lofty company when it comes to top players in history, though he won't have much time to enjoy himself...

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 10 months ago 7,934 reads 17 comments

  9. When Will Rafael Nadal's Reign at No. 1 Start and How Long Will It Last?

    Rafael Nadal is ready to take the ATP World No. 1 ranking at the China Open in Beijing on October 7. Currently, Nadal (10,860) trails Novak Djokovic (11,120) by 260 points ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 22,979 reads 318 comments

  10. How Novak Djokovic Can Follow Rafael Nadal's Blueprint and Dominate in 2014

    Novak Djokovic may have lost the 2013 U.S. Open to Rafael Nadal , but he doesn’t have to accept it. He knows he had his opportunities to win but let them flutter away in the wind while his scowling rival refused to lose...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 7,595 reads 237 comments

  11. Djokovic, Federer and Nadal: No Young Talent Can Scale Their Heights

    Let's not get ahead of ourselves. With the dust just settling at Flushing Meadows following this year's U.S. Open, now is the time for celebrating the victory of Rafael Nadal ...

    Jon Naylor Written by Jon Naylor about 11 months ago 4,451 reads 21 comments

  12. Novak Djokovic Remains on Legendary Career Path Despite Loss to Rafael Nadal

    In what can only be described as a tension-filled match, Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the 2013 U.S. Open title. It was a legendary win for Nadal, who moved into third all-time with 13 Grand Slam championship wins.

    Maxwell Ogden Written by Maxwell Ogden about 11 months ago 3,343 reads 31 comments

  13. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Tennis Players After U.S. Open 2013

    Rafael Nadal may have won the 2013 U.S. Open title, but Novak Djokovic is still the No. 1 ranked player in the world. The final showed some of their best tennis, and that both players are far ahead of the rest of the ATP tour...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 51,022 reads 80 comments

  14. What Novak Djokovic's Loss to Rafael Nadal Means for Remainder of 2013

    Novak Djokovic 's loss to Rafael Nadal at the 2013 U.S. Open is much more than just another loss. The defeat means that for the second straight year the top-ranked Serbian ...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 11 months ago 6,106 reads 23 comments

  15. Watch: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Endure 54-Shot Rally During US Open Final

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic endured an epic 54-shot rally during the second set of their US Open final on Monday. After Nadal took the first set, Djokovic was in determined mood as the second began to take shape...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 11 months ago 12,869 reads 13 comments

  16. Djokovic vs. Nadal US Open 2013 Men's Final: Live Score and Highlights

    No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal has defeated top seed Novak Djokovic to capture his second title at the U.S. Open...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 11 months ago 57,122 reads 74 comments

  17. US Open Tennis 2013: Key Statistics in Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic Rivalry

    The best current rivalry in men's tennis will resume on Monday night when No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic takes on No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal for the 2013 U.S. Open title. This is the 37th meeting between the two men...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 11 months ago 1,623 reads 16 comments

  18. US Open Men's Final 2013: Keys to Success for Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

    Tennis fans will get exactly what they want on the final Monday of the 2013 U.S. Open when top-ranked superstars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal face off in the men's championship for the third time in four years...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 11 months ago 778 reads 0 comments

  19. US Open Men's Final 2013: Why Rafael Nadal Will Top Novak Djokovic in Epic Clash

    Since 2010, Rafael Nadal (six) and Novak Djokovic (five) have combined to win 11 of the 15 available Grand Slam titles...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 1,593 reads 6 comments

  20. Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic: Full Preview for 2013 US Open Men's Final

    It's the matchup everyone has wanted to see, so here's a preview of the men's 2013 U.S. Open final between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Rafael Nadal ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 months ago 7,385 reads 26 comments

  21. Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal: What US Open Win Would Mean for Both Stars

    The epic clash of the titans that fans have waited two weeks for has finally arrived. On Monday afternoon, top-ranked Novak Djokovic will face off against second-seeded Rafael Nadal in the 2013 U...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 1,091 reads 4 comments

  22. Nadal vs. Djokovic: Tale of the Tape for Epic Clash in US Open Final

    The men's draw at the 2013 U.S. Open involved plenty of surprises, but things will ultimately be decided by the two players whom most figured would persevere until the end. No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 1,296 reads 2 comments

  23. Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic: Who Will Come Out on Top in US Open Final?

    In one of the 2013 U.S. Open's less surprising turns of events, Novak Djokovic will go head-to-head with Rafael Nadal in the final Monday afternoon...

    Simeon Gholam Written by Simeon Gholam about 11 months ago 1,230 reads 3 comments

  24. Djokovic vs. Nadal: 'Real' No. 1 Ranking Up for Grabs in 2013 US Open Final

    It’s a mathematical certainty that Rafael Nadal cannot leave Flushing Meadows as the world’s top-ranked player . But make no mistake; if the Spaniard manages to topple top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the finals of the 2013 U...

    James McMahon Written by James McMahon about 11 months ago 9,551 reads 32 comments

  25. US Open Tennis 2013: Biggest Factors That Will Impact Final Match

    Rafael Nadal will be taking on Novak Djokovic in the final match at the U.S. Open, and there are a number of factors that will impact this matchup. The match will start at 5 p...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 11 months ago 4,647 reads 11 comments