1. Can Roger Federer Claim 6th U.S. Open Title, Become All-Time Leader in Open Era?

    The 2014 U.S. Open is here and 17-time grand slam champion Roger Federer is looking to capture his 6th Open title. If he brings home the prestigious award, he will own the most titles in the Open era...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 2 months ago 2,125 reads 3 comments

  2. Roger Federer Is Player to Beat at US Open Despite Advanced Age

    Roger Federer may be quite a few years older than the other major tennis pros looking to score a victory in the 2014 U.S. Open, but that in no way precludes him from being the most dangerous...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 2 months ago 2,907 reads 26 comments

  3. Why the US Open Desperately Needs the Superstars to Deliver

    After the advent of Open era tennis in 1968, the U.S. Open spent a decade trying to establish its unique Grand Slam identity. Peter Bodo, tennis historian and author of The Courts of Babylon documented the following changes: The U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 1,834 reads 16 comments

  4. US Open Tennis 2014: Championship Odds & Predictions for Top Contenders

    Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are ranked No. 1, have the top seeds and according to Odds Shark , are also the favorites to win the 2014 U.S. Open. Williams seeks her 18th Grand Slam and third consecutive U...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 4,299 reads 25 comments

  5. Rafael Nadal's Absence from US Open Is Major Opportunity for Other Contenders

    Last year's U.S. Open champion won't be in the running for the tournament this year, as Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw due to a wrist injury ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 9,724 reads 20 comments

  6. Roger Federer Primed for 18th Major at US Open Following Favorable Draw

    It has been over two years since Roger Federer last won a Grand Slam, but the 2014 U.S. Open is setting up to be a memorable one. At 33 years old, the Swiss player has shown signs of aging over the last several years...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 2 months ago 5,290 reads 27 comments

  7. Why Roger Federer Will Reach Championship Match in 2014 US Open

    When Roger Federer was in his prime, predicting him to make the finals of a Grand Slam event was a safer guess than almost anything in sports...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 9,948 reads 25 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 7,899 reads 20 comments

  9. Roger Federer's Momentum Will Carry Him to 2014 US Open Title

    At 33 years old, the days of Roger Federer being a dominant force on the tennis court are over. However, that doesn't mean there won't be times when we see glimpses of the superstar who was the best player in the world...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 4,348 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 5,323 reads 9 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 12,474 reads 230 comments

  12. Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Winners, Losers at Cincinnati Masters

    Roger Federer and Serena Williams are no strangers to championships, but this is the sixth time the Swiss Maestro has won the Western & Southern Open, and the first time for Serena...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 3,160 reads 26 comments

  13. Roger Federer vs. David Ferrer: Score, Recap from 2014 Western & Southern Open

    Roger Federer continued his impressive year by adding another title, as the second-seeded legend defeated No. 6 David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 in a back-and-forth affair to win the 2014 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 2 months ago 17,040 reads 5 comments

  14. Roger Federer's Recent Success Proves He Will Make Deep 2014 U.S. Open Run

    There was a time when Roger Federer 's appearance in a Grand Slam final was not just a regular occurrence, but expected. That has now passed, but the 33-year-old refuses to step out of the spotlight for good...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 3 months ago 9,417 reads 22 comments

  15. What Falling Short of Career Golden Masters Means for Novak Djokovic's Legacy

    Novak Djokovic has certainly had tougher losses than his third-round defeat to Tommy Robredo at the Western & Southern Open, but once again he was unable to decorate his Hall of Fame resume with a special piece of history...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 6,103 reads 43 comments

  16. Will Roger Federer Snap His Masters Drought in Cincinnati?

    Roger Federer ’s late career cannot be expected to escape the shadows of his fabled dominance of years past. A Masters 1000 tournament like Cincinnati’s Western & Southern Open brings more scrutiny on the aging Swiss Maestro...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 12,542 reads 48 comments

  17. Rogers Cup 2014: The Biggest Winners and Losers from Canada

    Rogers Cup 2014 offered plenty of excitement in both the ATP and WTA. There was star power with the likes of Roger Federer and the resurgent Venus Williams . And there were plenty of surprises, most of them delivered by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 7,618 reads 23 comments

  18. Rogers Cup 2014 Results: Roger Federer vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Score and Recap

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stamped an exclamation mark on his improbable run at the 2014 Rogers Cup in Toronto by taking down Roger Federer in straight sets Sunday, 7-5, 7-6 (3)...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 14,142 reads 49 comments

  19. Ranking the Top 10 Players to Watch at the 2014 Rogers Cup

    The 2014 U.S. Open Series starts its first of three big stops with the Rogers Cup in Canada. This year the ATP will play in Toronto and the WTA will perform at Montreal. Best of all, many top stars will be gunning to peak for the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 4,843 reads 15 comments

  20. Players Who Desperately Need a Strong Showing in 2014 US Open Tennis Series

    Already underway, the U.S. Open Series offers ATP and WTA Tour players a host of incentives and opportunities. The series includes a collection of summer hard-court tournaments in North America...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 5,247 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 6,384 reads 37 comments

  22. Why There Are Few Married Women's Tennis Stars and Why It Matters

    When it comes to balancing long-term relationships and careers, professional men's tennis players seem to do a better job than their female counterparts...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 10,427 reads 18 comments

  23. Why Roger Federer's 5 Consecutive US Open Titles Is an Unbreakable Record

    The records of Roger Federer have redefined tennis forever. Sports fans know about his 17 majors and 302 weeks with the No. 1 ranking. Countless other achievements are written in the record books, some of which will be forgotten or surpassed...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 18,157 reads 372 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 25,145 reads 92 comments

  25. Ranking Roger Federer's 5 Most Memorable Wimbledon Performances

    Roger Federer will turn 33 at the beginning of next month, in the midst of a North American tour that could see this year's beaten Wimbledon finalist clinch his 18th Grand Slam title in New York...

    Ollie Scrimgeour Written by Ollie Scrimgeour about 4 months ago 3,688 reads 5 comments