1. Nick Kyrgios Proving His Big-Time Potential Against Tennis' Elite Players

    Nick Kyrgios is proving his big-time potential against the ATP World Tour's elite players. The youngest player in the Top 20, Kyrgios, 21, is in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Madrid Open after impressive wins over No...

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  2. Will Victoria Azarenka Become a Dominant Player on the WTA Tour?

    Serena Williams remains the No. 1 player on the WTA Tour. However, this year, the most dominant player is Victoria Azarenka . She's lost just one match this year and won three WTA titles...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 days ago 1,296 reads 1 comments

  3. Burning Questions for Team USA Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    Despite concerns about the decline in American tennis, Team USA outperformed all others at the 2012 Olympics in London...

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  4. Ecuadorian Tennis Players Shining Bright During Dark Times

    In the midst of one of the most scandalous years in tennis, a few Ecuadorian players provide a beacon of hope. A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the region of Ecuador about 250 miles south of Quito...

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  5. Ranking the Top Late Bloomers in Tennis Today

    Stan Wawrinka was always a good player. Yet, he became a great player after he turned 28—an age that often signals the beginning of the end of a tennis career. Wawrinka is one of the few late bloomers in tennis...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 14 days ago 4,045 reads 8 comments

  6. Who Has More to Lose at the 2016 French Open: Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal?

    Rafael Nadal 's win at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters broke Novak Djokovic's death grip on Masters 1000 championships. It also changed the dynamics of the 2016 French Open...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 17 days ago 9,355 reads 41 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Most Fashionable Players in Tennis

    Four tennis players landed on Sports Illustrated's inaugural Fashionable 50 issue. Released this week, the Fashionable 50 includes a list of the most stylish athletes in the world...

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  8. How Sloane Stephens Has Found Renewed Success in 2016

    Sloane Stephens' eyes widened and her smile broadened when she found out she'd be taking home a brand-new Volvo along with a fourth WTA Tour title. For Stephens, 2016 has been full of surprises...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 25 days ago 3,438 reads 0 comments

  9. The Most Promising Young Players to Watch on the WTA Tour

    With Serena and Venus Williams winding up their careers and Maria Sharapova 's future in doubt, the WTA Tour could use some promising young stars to emerge from the pack. Tennis fans are in luck...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 28 days ago 4,205 reads 9 comments

  10. Is Novak Djokovic's Dominance Good or Bad for the ATP World Tour?

    Novak Djokovic just won a record 28th Masters 1000 tournament. He leaped over Roger Federer for most career prize money earned. He's won four of the last five Grand Slams ...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 10,252 reads 173 comments

  11. Is Serena Williams' Hold on the WTA's No. 1 Ranking Suddenly in Danger?

    Serena Williams has held the No. 1 ranking on the WTA Tour for 163 consecutive weeks. She's been so dominant over the past three years that even after a loss, her reign at the top never seemed in doubt, until now...

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  12. What's the Cause of Serena Williams' Recent Woes on the WTA Tour?

    Serena Williams remains without a title in 2016. She's played in only three tournaments this season and has left each without the winning trophy...

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  13. Tennis' Biggest Flash-in-the-Pan Players of the Last 10 Years

    Ernests Gulbis lost in the first round of the 2016 Miami Open, and hardly anyone noticed. Just two years ago, he reached the semifinals of the French Open and became the first Latvian player to crack the ATP World Tour Top 10...

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  14. How Novak Djokovic Made Comments from Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore Worse

    Novak Djokovic may have won the 2016 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, but he failed miserably in his response to controversial remarks made by tournament CEO Raymond Moore...

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  15. Has Rafael Nadal Regained His Fighting Spirit?

    Rafael Nadal got angry this week. Then his game got better. Perhaps fueled by doping accusations , Nadal appeared to find his fighting spirit in the desert...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 5,083 reads 21 comments

  16. The Best and Worst Dressed at Indian Wells 2016

    When it comes to tennis fashion, the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells gives players a chance to showcase alternative versions of outfits they wore at the Australian Open. For instance, Serena Williams rocked a new hue of her Aussie Open dress...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 19,488 reads 5 comments

  17. Maria Sharapova's Failed Drug Test Sheds Light on How Tennis Players Stay Clean

    Maria Sharapova 's tennis future may be murky. However, questions surrounding her failed drug test help shed light on how the sport's other players stay clean...

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  18. Maria Sharapova's Failed Drug Test Spin Won't Help Save Tarnished Image

    Maria Sharapova admitted she's been using a performance-enhancing drug for the past 10 years. Yet her fans and many in the tennis community believe this will have no lasting impact on her career...

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  19. Is Sloane Stephens' Breakout Season Finally Here?

    Sloane Stephens heads into Indian Wells as one of the hottest players on the WTA Tour. Could her long-awaited breakout season finally be here? If you're thinking it came and went in 2013, think again...

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  20. 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...

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  21. Who's Most Likely to Step Up and Be Serena Williams' Top Challenger in 2016?

    Serena Williams has left the door open for another WTA Tour player to make a run at the No. 1 ranking in 2016. However, few seem ready to take on the challenge. When the Qatar Open in Doha gets underway this weekend, No...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 6,947 reads 6 comments

  22. 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 ...

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  23. How Novak Djokovic Has Amassed an Astonishing Amount of Prize Money

    Novak Djokovic may need a few years to catch Roger Federer in Grand Slam titles won. However, Djokovic could eclipse Federer in career prize money in a few months and become tennis' first $100 million man this summer...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 10,081 reads 20 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 22,632 reads 78 comments

  25. French Open 2016: Early Predictions Post-Australian Open

    As soon as the 2016 Australian Open ended, post-Grand Slam withdrawal began. The gap between the Australian Open and the French Open is the longest non-Slam stretch in every calendar year...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 13,484 reads 83 comments