1. What We'll Learn About Rafael Nadal in His Early Return to Clay Courts

    In many ways, it’s the same Rafael Nadal, as he picks up his garish Babolat bag and walks inside the spectators’ applause...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 hours ago 2,295 reads 20 comments

  2. Roger Federer's Knee Injury Shows How Close Tennis Is to a Star-Power Crisis

    Roger Federer 's knee surgery caught the tennis world by surprise. While the 17-time Grand Slam champion expects to miss only a month away from the ATP World Tour, his pending absence alerts us to how close tennis is to a star-power crisis...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 days ago 20,850 reads 77 comments

  3. Mario Gotze Picks LeBron James and Steph Curry as Best Athletes Outside Football

    Bayern Munich star Mario Gotze was asked recently to name the most exciting athletes outside of football—and he didn't disappoint with his selections...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 9 days ago 13,970 reads 11 comments

  4. 2016 Australian Open: Key Takeaways from 1st-Round Action

    There seemed to be a dark cloud hovering over the opening round of the 2016 Australian Open , and it had nothing to do with the weather...

    Michael Whitlow Written by Michael Whitlow about 22 days ago 468 reads 0 comments

  5. Will Rafael Nadal Ever Contend for Grand Slam Titles Again?

    Rafael Nadal 's early exit at the 2016 Australian Open is as trendy as it is shocking. Once a fixture in the semifinals and finals at Grand Slams, Nadal is trending down, and out...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 22 days ago 7,802 reads 20 comments

  6. What Rafael Nadal's Loss to Fernando Verdasco Means for French Open 2016

    Rafael Nadal won't leave Melbourne with his second Australian Open title, as the Spanish superstar was eliminated from the 2016 edition of the tournament by Fernando Verdasco on Tuesday in the opening round...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 5,065 reads 31 comments

  7. Australian Open 2016: 10 Bold Predictions at Melbourne

    Tennis fans are ready for the 2016 Australian Open as defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams look to fend off deep fields of challengers and top stars...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 24 days ago 3,698 reads 9 comments

  8. Australian Open 2016 Prize Money: Complete Purse and Earnings from Melbourne

    The Australian Open kicks off the Grand Slam tennis season in rich fashion as the world’s greatest descend down under and duel for a whopping $44 million in purse money, a 10 percent increase from last year...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 24 days ago 44,333 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking the Top 10 Men's Players Heading into 2016 Australian Open

    There's the top-ranked Novak Djokovic, and then there are the other top-10 ATP tennis players scattered in the 2016 Australian Open draw ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 26 days ago 6,233 reads 46 comments

  10. Australian Open 2016: Predictions and Tournament Preview

    Novak Djokovic and Melbourne go together like Reggie Jackson and October. Djokovic will be trying to win his fifth Australian Open title in six years, his sixth overall. Serena Williams will be going for a seventh title and 22nd Grand Slam...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 29 days ago 6,159 reads 5 comments

  11. Djokovic-Nadal Final Opens Tennis' 2016 Winners and Losers in Asian Pacific

    Novak Djokovic sent out his declaration to Rafael Nadal and the ATP tour that 2016 could be another year of his reign. The world No. 1 collected this week's Doha title a year after he did not reach that final...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 6,171 reads 88 comments