1. Roger Federer Hits Between-the-Legs Trick Shot to Win Point in Dubai

    Roger Federer made light work of Benjamin Becker, his first-round opponent in Dubai, and when even his between-the-leg "tweener" shots were coming off, it's not hard to see why...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 10 months ago 8,524 reads 8 comments

  2. Hilarious Pics of People Who Thought They Met a Famous Athlete

    There is nothing like taking a picture with an actual celebrity, sidling up to the famous as if you went back years. Well, there is something similar, because you could always take a photo with someone who isn't famous...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 10 months ago 31,118 reads 5 comments

  3. Ideal Finals Matchups for Each Remaining 2014 Grand Slam

    Tennis has a lot to look forward to with three more Grand Slam opportunities in 2014. Stars like Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic look to get back to the winner's circle in the ATP...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 35,670 reads 123 comments

  4. Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and the Winners and Losers of the Week in Tennis

    February tennis is a smorgasbord of Davis Cup , mid-level tournaments and calculated appearances from stars like Roger Federer . But there are always shifting scenes in the world of tennis that set up bigger tournaments ahead...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 15,358 reads 33 comments

  5. How Humility Will Help Roger Federer in 2014

    Roger Federer has long been followed by signs reading, "Shh...genius at work." He may want to start replacing those signs with ones simply stating, "Shh.....

    Jeffrey Ruth Written by Jeffrey Ruth about 11 months ago 13,841 reads 107 comments

  6. Why Roger Federer's Faith in New Coach Stefan Edberg Will Pay Off

    Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg just feels right. There is everything to like about these two champions. They are generations apart, but they are standards who personify grace and imagination on the tennis court...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 29,218 reads 200 comments

  7. Predicting the Biggest Risers and Fallers in the ATP Rankings in 2014

    Updating the 2014 ATP rankings is fittingly a computer's job. Its cold, calculating database is no respecter of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic any more than it is for Andreas Seppi or Donald Young...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 11,055 reads 63 comments

  8. Lionel Messi Tries Cricket, Roger Federer Tries Sumo Wrestling in New Ad

    Lionel Messi and Roger Federer have teamed up for a new Gilette advert showcasing their ability at all kinds of different sports...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 11 months ago 9,476 reads 8 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 13,333 reads 31 comments

  10. Roger Federer Faces Uphill Battle to Remain Among Tennis' Big 4

    Time waits for no man, and Roger Federer 's spot among tennis' elite seems like it's slipping away. There's a lot of discussion about the big four in men's tennis...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 11 months ago 5,517 reads 45 comments

  11. Roger Federer Will Build Off Strong Showing at 2014 Australian Open

    "I still feel my best tennis is only ahead of me right now." Those were the words of Roger Federer , via ESPN Tennis on Twitter, after a straight-set defeat to Rafael Nadal ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 11 months ago 2,936 reads 8 comments

  12. Will Injuries Derail Rafael Nadal's Quest to Be the Greatest of All Time?

    The 2014 Australian Open might best represent the ambiguities in pronouncing Rafael Nadal as the greatest player of all time. His career has been filled with periods of invincible play and breathtaking triumph...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 12,412 reads 151 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 25,824 reads 20 comments

  14. Australian Open 2014: Nadal Defeat Is Federer's Most Demoralizing Loss

    In his post-match press conference, Roger Federer said he felt encouraged by his 2014 Australian Open results and remained optimistic about the coming season despite losing in straight sets to Rafael Nadal in the semifinal...

    Andy Luse Written by Andy Luse about 11 months ago 8,198 reads 14 comments

  15. Roger Federer Has Plenty Left in Tank After Disappointing Exit at Aussie Open

    Believe it or not, Roger Federer 's loss to Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at the 2014 Australian Open bodes well for the Swiss star as the new season gets underway...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 2,542 reads 14 comments

  16. Roger Federer Should Be Encouraged by His Australian Open Performance

    He didn't win, but Roger Federer's run at the 2014 Australian Open was a testament to hard work, persistence and unrivaled dedication. Making it to the semifinals of the year's first Grand Slam should bode well for Fed the rest of the year...

    Brian FranchisePlay Mazique Written by Brian FranchisePlay Mazique about 11 months ago 1,318 reads 4 comments

  17. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: Top Takeaways from Australian Open Battle

    Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer at the Australian Open Semifinals, earning a straight-set victory by a score of 7-6, 6-3, 6-3...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 1,087 reads 4 comments

  18. Rafael Nadal Puts Nail in Coffin of Roger Federer Rivalry with Aussie Open Win

    This chapter of the rivalry was supposed to be different. Roger Federer had been playing brilliant tennis over the last two weeks, and it was, it seemed, a golden chance for the aging star to renew his rivalry against nemesis Rafael Nadal...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 11 months ago 19,897 reads 84 comments

  19. Australian Open 2014: Roger Federer Will Bounce Back After Loss to Rafael Nadal

    Roger Federer was the victim of a ruthless onslaught at the hands of arch-rival Rafael Nadal in the men's semifinal at the 2014 Australian Open , but the crushing defeat is far from the end of the world for the rejuvenated star...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 3,191 reads 22 comments

  20. What Roger Federer's Loss to Rafael Nadal Means for French Open

    Roger Federer is once again staring down more questions than answers following another loss to Rafael Nadal at a Grand Slam. However, he at least did enough during the past two weeks at the Australian Open to confirm himself a threat in 2014...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 11 months ago 9,705 reads 24 comments

  21. Nadal vs. Federer: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014 Men's Semifinal

    Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer ’s resurgence at the Australian Open on Friday, and he will now have the chance to close within three Grand Slam titles of the Swiss in Sunday’s final...

    Ben Blackmore Written by Ben Blackmore about 11 months ago 78,835 reads 149 comments

  22. Rafael Nadal's Semifinal Matchup vs. Roger Federer a Chance to End Rivalry

    Before we begin, one thing must be acknowledged: Rafael Nadal is the baddest man on the planet. He's the best player in the world. No matter what happens in Melbourne, he's going to be the No...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 1,313 reads 6 comments

  23. Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: Projecting Score for Australian Open Semifinal

    Roger Federer is enjoying a fantastic return to form to kick off the 2014 season, but the 17-time Grand Slam winner faces a familiar obstacle to overcome in the Australian Open semifinals in rival and No...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 4,752 reads 9 comments

  24. Roger Federer Must Bring A-Game to Defeat Rafael Nadal in Australian Open

    Roger Federer has turned back the clock at the 2014 Australian Open , but he'll need to ramp up his level of play even more to defeat archrival Rafael Nadal in the semifinals...

    Jesse Reed Written by Jesse Reed about 11 months ago 1,125 reads 4 comments

  25. Australian Open 2014: Roger Federer Proves Grand Slam Window Isn't Shut Yet

    Roger Federer has the monumental task ahead of remembering how to beat world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, but doesn't it all feel like things are falling into place for this grand champion ...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 11 months ago 2,064 reads 1 comments