1. Rafael Nadal Announces Plan to Sue Roselyne Bachelot for Doping Allegation

    Rafael Nadal has announced he will sue Roselyne Bachelot, formerly the French minister of health and sport, following her allegation the Spaniard tested positive in a doping test in 2012...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 13,060 reads 27 comments

  2. Rafael Nadal vs. Gilles Muller: Score, Reaction from 2016 Indian Wells

    There was a time in the not-too-distant past when tennis superstar Rafael Nadal was a nearly unstoppable force in Indian Wells, California...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 7,524 reads 5 comments

  3. Real Madrid Respond to Rafael Nadal Doping Accusations

    Days after former French Minister for Health and Sports Roselyne Bachelot accused tennis star Rafael Nadal of doping, Real Madrid football club released a statement in support of the Spaniard...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 15,678 reads 29 comments

  4. Rafael Nadal Comments on Maria Sharapova After Positive Drug Test

    Rafael Nadal believes Maria Sharapova should be "punished" following her announcement she tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Australian Open...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 14,537 reads 42 comments

  5. Why Tennis Experts Believe This Is the End for Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal's rocky start to the 2016 season has some tennis experts writing the obituary for his career. Nadal's suffered through slumps before. He's come back from injury to win a Grand Slam...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 26,043 reads 55 comments

  6. Early Storylines to Follow for Indian Wells 2016

    The 2016 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is just a few weeks away. The biggest tennis tournament since the Australian Open, Indian Wells is one of the few non-Grand Slam events that ...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 5,590 reads 53 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 8,570 reads 65 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 22,733 reads 78 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 14,175 reads 11 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 481 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 8,561 reads 20 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 5,853 reads 31 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 3,864 reads 9 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 45,931 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 7,312 reads 46 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 6,392 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 6,365 reads 88 comments

  18. Surprise Will Be the Key Element to Rafa Nadal's Success at the Australian Open

    Although Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are old adversaries, times have changed. They are heavy favorites to advance to the final at Doha—an Australian Open tune-up—but this might not be the best scenario for Nadal...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 4,178 reads 7 comments

  19. Why Rafael Nadal Will Face the Most Scrutiny of Any Tennis Player in 2016

    No tennis player will be under more pressure to perform well in 2016 than Rafael Nadal . And because of the high expectations he's garnered for himself throughout his career, ...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 7 months ago 5,297 reads 4 comments

  20. The Best and Worst Dressed in Tennis During the 2015 Season

    With a few weeks remaining in 2015, sporting goods companies are already previewing the 2016 Australian Open attire of the top tennis stars...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 8 months ago 6,390 reads 2 comments

  21. Grading Rafael Nadal's 2015 Season and Looking Ahead to 2016

    He’s the No. 5-ranked player in the world, but superstar Rafael Nadal endured a turbulent 2015 tennis season. The Spaniard’s dramatic role was the classic, fallen hero who sought to regain his past glory...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 8,312 reads 25 comments

  22. Novak Djokovic Tops Winners and Losers at 2015 ATP World Tour Finals

    King Novak Djokovic capped off his brilliant 2015 tennis year with a convincing 6-3, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer at the ATP World Tour Finals . It's the perfect ending to the World No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 4,752 reads 49 comments

  23. Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal: Score, Reaction from 2015 ATP World Tour Finals

    Novak Djokovic advanced to the championship match of the 2015 ATP World Tour Finals with a straight-sets victory (6-3, 6-3) over Rafael Nadal at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 1,161 reads 1 comments

  24. What's on the Line for Novak Djokovic at the 2015 World Tour Finals?

    As he closes out an historic tennis season, superstar Novak Djokovic looks to write the perfect ending by capturing the 2015 World Tour Finals next week in London. The World No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 7,987 reads 55 comments

  25. Re-Energized Rafael Nadal Primed for 2016 Success

    All season long, the same questions have followed Rafael Nadal . What’s wrong with him? Will he turn things around? Is he finished? A dark cloud magnified over Nadal with ...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 9 months ago 8,505 reads 5 comments