1. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players Heading into 2014 US Open Tennis

    Tennis ' U.S. Open Series has given an alternative exam to the ATP Rankings. Following Masters 1000 tournaments at Canada and Cincinnati, some players have faded, while others have shown they will be relevant...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 4 months ago 8,056 reads 20 comments

  2. US Open Tennis 2014: Predictions for Top Stars After Rafael Nadal's Withdrawal

    The men’s side of the 2014 U.S. Open will be missing something important—the defending champion. Rafael Nadal withdrew from competition with a lingering wrist injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 5,390 reads 9 comments

  3. Will Injuries Keep Rafael Nadal from Becoming the Greatest of All Time?

    Rafael Nadal exploded onto the tennis scene in 2001, skidding across courts in capris and slashing his racket like a machete through jungle brush...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 4 months ago 13,619 reads 230 comments

  4. US Open Tennis 2014: How Rafael Nadal's Injury Affects Men's Draw

    Due to a wrist injury reported back in late July, Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2014 U.S. Open. With the defending champion out of the running, the men's draw now appears to be wide open...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 4 months ago 9,166 reads 34 comments

  5. Rafael Nadal Announces He Won't Participate in 2014 US Open Due to Wrist Injury

    For the third straight season, Rafael Nadal will miss a Grand Slam event. The world No. 2 took to his Facebook page Monday to announce his withdrawal from the 2014 U.S. Open, citing his bothersome right wrist...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 91,859 reads 68 comments

  6. Rafael Nadal Must Ensure Long-Term Health Won't Be Impacted If He Plays US Open

    Men's tennis superstar Rafael Nadal plays with reckless abandon. It's part of the genius that has made him a 14-time Grand Slam tournament champion, but Nadal's all-out style has also taken a toll on his body over the years...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 months ago 14,000 reads 16 comments

  7. Rafael Nadal Will Be Underdog at 2014 U.S. Open If Healthy Enough to Play

    Rafael Nadal is an absolute force on the tennis court and the defending U.S. Open champion. In a normal scenario, he would certainly be among the favorites or perhaps the favorite heading into the 2014 version of the Grand Slam event...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 13,502 reads 18 comments

  8. Rafael Nadal's Absence at 2014 U.S. Open Would Diminish Winner's Accomplishment

    If Rafael Nadal doesn't play in the 2014 U.S. Open, the eventual winner's victory will all but have an asterisk next to it...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 4 months ago 19,492 reads 113 comments

  9. Predictions for Rafael Nadal for Remainder of 2014 ATP Season

    With Rafael Nadal adding yet another injury to an increasingly lengthy list that spans multiple seasons, it's time for the 28-year-old to reassess what he can actually put his body through...

    Dominic Raynor Written by Dominic Raynor about 5 months ago 6,725 reads 11 comments

  10. Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Winners, Losers to Begin 2014 US Open Series

    August is one of the biggest months for the ATP and WTA tours, as they begin the U.S. Open Series that includes the Rogers Cup, the Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati and the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 35,336 reads 36 comments

  11. How Rafael Nadal's Injuries May Cause a Late-Career Scheduling Shift

    Rafael Nadal has a wrist injury that could very well derail his chances at winning the 2014 U.S. Open. This is hardly surprising, considering that injuries have been Nadal’s traveling companion through his decade of spectacular tennis...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 17,291 reads 209 comments

  12. Rafael Nadal Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Wrist and Return

    Updates from Monday, Aug. 18 Rafael Nadal has announced he will not defend his U.S. Open crown due to his ongoing recovery from a wrist injury...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 5 months ago 28,520 reads 195 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Matches in Men's Tennis so Far in 2014

    Three Grand Slam tournaments and five Masters 1000 titles have awarded champions thus far in the 2014 tennis season. Along the way there have been high-quality matches and memorable moments, especially with the biggest stars in men's tennis...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 7,156 reads 37 comments

  14. Should Grand Slam Titles Carry More Weight in the ATP Rankings?

    Novak Djokovic has the No. 1 ranking, but Rafael Nadal has been superior in Grand Slam performances in the past year...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 7,894 reads 158 comments

  15. Nadal, Wozniacki and Other Winners and Losers at Hamburg, Bogota and Istanbul

    It was an interesting week for surprises and comebacks at Hamburg, Bogota and Istanbul. Additionally, Rafael Nadal picked up an award without swinging a racket. Perhaps the real star of the week was the emergence of young German Alexander Zverev...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 11,095 reads 30 comments

  16. Will We See a Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal Showdown at 2014 US Open?

    It’s actually quite remarkable that Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have met in the U.S. Open final as the top two players in the world in two of the last three years...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 13,526 reads 148 comments

  17. Rafael Nadal Should Equal Roger Federer's Slam Mark in 2016

    With the 2014 Wimbledon Championships fading into tennis history, the paramount question going forward still appears to be Rafael Nadal's ability to tie or eclipse the all-time Grand Slam mark set by Roger Federer ...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 5 months ago 25,434 reads 92 comments

  18. Was 2014 Wimbledon Final Roger Federer's Greatest Match at All England Club?

    Watching Maestro Roger Federer span 12 years of beautiful tennis at Wimbledon is the centerpiece to tennis’ most glamorous golden age...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 21,552 reads 207 comments

  19. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players After 2014 Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer gave an epic performance at 2014 Wimbledon , and only now can the ATP rankings give a snapshot of where the top players rank. It was also the first major final since the 2009 U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 20,963 reads 154 comments

  20. How Wimbledon 2014 Results Will Affect the ATP Rankings

    Wimbledon 2014 is shaking up the ATP rankings and foreshadowing which players will best be able to rise in the summer hard-courts series, the U.S. Open and the Race to London for the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 35,738 reads 27 comments

  21. Rafael Nadal Still Having Great 2014 Season Despite Major Upset at Wimbledon

    Even though Rafael Nadal had another early exit at the Wimbledon Championships, he's still having a terrific 2014 season, and that should continue through the rest of the year. The No...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 6 months ago 4,099 reads 33 comments

  22. Nadal and Sharapova Upsets Highlight Grueling French Open-Wimbledon Transition

    Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova are the reigning French Open champions who have proven that they can win tennis’ most hallowed tournament. They are champions who never quit...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 3,748 reads 82 comments

  23. Rafael Nadal's Grass-Court Mojo Still Missing After 4th-Round Wimbledon Shocker

    Rafael Nadal used to be almost as reliable at Wimbledon as he is at the French Open. The two-time Wimbledon champion once made five straight Wimbledon finals in six years, only skipping 2009 when he withdrew from the tournament...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 6 months ago 5,335 reads 60 comments

  24. Rafael Nadal vs. Nick Kyrgios: Score and Recap from 2014 Wimbledon

    A third Wimbledon title is no longer in the cards for world No. 1 Rafael Nadal , as the overwhelming favorite shockingly fell 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 to Australian 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios Tuesday in an epic fourth-round encounter at Wimbledon...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 119,523 reads 467 comments

  25. What Rafael Nadal's Loss to Nick Kyrgios Means for US Open

    Rafael Nadal tried. He scratched, clawed, dove and stretched himself to the very limitations of what a body can hold. It just wasn't enough to earn a second Grand Slam this season...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 17,472 reads 75 comments