1. Australian Open 2015 Women's Semis: Makarova vs Sharapova Preview and Prediction

    Ekaterina Makarova and Maria Sharapova are two blonde Russian tennis players in their late 20s. That's about where the similarities end...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 14 hours ago 1,757 reads 9 comments

  2. 2015 Australian Open: Best and Worst Dressed in Melbourne

    Fluorescents ruled the fashion scene at the 2015 Australian Open . Players wore colors so vibrant they looked as if they could glow in the dark...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 days ago 10,177 reads 14 comments

  3. 2015 Australian Open: Biggest Surprises in Melbourne so Far

    It's still Week 1 at the 2015 Australian Open, and already shocking upsets have grabbed the headlines. The most shocking has to be Roger Federer 's third-round loss...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 days ago 5,837 reads 5 comments

  4. Is Rafael Nadal Headed for an Early Australian Open Exit After 2nd-Round Scare?

    Rafael Nadal ’s second-round close call may be a symptom of an underlying prognosis: The 14-time Grand Slam champion is headed for an early exit at the 2015 Australian Open ...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 6 days ago 4,888 reads 54 comments

  5. 2015 Australian Open: Players with the Most to Prove

    Andy Murray should have no problem handling the pro-Aussie crowd when he faces local Marinko Matosevic in the second round of the 2015 Australian Open...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 7 days ago 1,992 reads 9 comments

  6. Power Ranking the Top 20 Women's Players Heading into 2015 Australian Open

    The 2015 Australian Open gets underway with Maria Sharapova zeroing in on the No. 1 ranking and Serena Williams focused on winning her 19th Grand Slam...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 10 days ago 2,642 reads 1 comments

  7. Australian Open 2015: Championship Odds & Predictions for Top Contenders

    Despite being unseeded and ranked No. 41, Victoria Azarenka stands as much a chance of winning the 2015 Australian Open as No. 4 Petra Kvitova. At least that's what the oddsmakers think...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 11 days ago 10,443 reads 45 comments

  8. Is Serena Williams' Poor Hopman Cup Performance a Sign of Decline?

    Two years after becoming the oldest woman to hold down the No. 1 ranking, Serena Williams remains on a "decline watch." Dominant for nearly a decade, Williams often plays a stratosphere above the rest of the women on the WTA Tour...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 15 days ago 9,049 reads 18 comments

  9. Who's More Likely to Be No. 1 at End of 2015: Serena Williams or Novak Djokovic?

    Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic entered 2015 ranked No. 1. How likely is it that they end the year still on top? Each won a Grand Slam last year and faced a number of ups and downs...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 19 days ago 3,020 reads 19 comments

  10. Why There's Nothing Wrong with Big Prize-Money Disparities in Tennis

    Professional tennis has an elitist problem. At least that's what some would like you to think. As prize money climbs to all-time highs, so have grumblings about disparities...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 21 days ago 1,992 reads 17 comments

  11. Tennis Players Entering 2015 with a Revamped Image

    The 2015 tennis season is underway and a few top players begin this year with a better image than they started with in 2014. These players, all ranked in the Top 20, have revamped their reputation...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 26 days ago 2,834 reads 11 comments

  12. Ranking the Top Foot-in-Mouth Moments in Tennis from 2014  

    As 2014 comes to a close, so do year-end reviews. No look back is complete without recognizing the biggest foot-in-mouth moments. Tennis players are on tour so long and play in so many tournaments that somebody is bound to say something stupid...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 29 days ago 4,811 reads 30 comments

  13. Tennis Players Facing a Turning Point in Their Careers

    Tennis players firing and hiring coaches is as traditional during November and December as turkey and stuffing. It's usually a sign that a player wants to shake things up...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 5,163 reads 13 comments

  14. Top 10 Best-Dressed Tennis Players of 2014

    The best players on the ATP and WTA Tours get the biggest clothing deals. Their outfits are customized for their world-class bodies and then marketed to mere mortals...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 7,686 reads 4 comments

  15. 5 Things Maria Sharapova Must Accomplish to Have a Successful 2015 Season

    Going into 2015, Maria Sharapova faces the familiar challenge of trying to dethrone Serena Williams . Considering Sharapova's history against the world No. 1, it would be easy to reduce her 2015 objective to solving the "Serena problem...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 6,036 reads 23 comments

  16. Current Tennis Players Who Would Make Great Coaches

    Great players don't necessarily make good coaches. In fact, most ATP and WTA Tour coaches were not superstars in their playing days. Yet the trend of top players hiring former tennis stars, even legends, continues...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 7,344 reads 32 comments

  17. Roger Federer Shows Off His Bold Side in IPTL Play, Leaves Fans Wanting More

    Roger Federer has a wild side. He brought it with him to India and hopefully he takes on the ATP Tour. Federer's bodacious side emerged in New Delhi during his debut in the International Premier Tennis League...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 6,580 reads 20 comments

  18. The Best and Worst from the 2014 IPTL so Far

    The International Premier Tennis League has gotten off to a smashing start. Players and fans seem thrilled. Matches have been competitive and entertaining...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 8,123 reads 13 comments

  19. Why Tennis Superstars Are Bucking ATP and WTA Establishment to Play in IPTL

    Roger Federer , Serena Williams , Novak Djokovic , Maria Sharapova , Andy Murray and Ana Ivanovic are among a host of professional tennis stars playing in the inaugural season of the International Premier Tennis League...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 9,794 reads 19 comments

  20. Everything You Need to Know About the International Premier Tennis League

    The ATP and WTA year-end championships along with the Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals, used to signal the end of the professional tennis season. Not anymore. A couple of pro-tennis leagues debut this year...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 3,391 reads 6 comments

  21. What's on the Line for France and Switzerland in the 2014 Davis Cup Final?

    Throughout its 114-year history, the Davis Cup has provided tennis fans with intriguing matchups and epic battles. The 2014 Davis Cup final between Switzerland and France promises to be one of the most enjoyable in recent memory...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 2,683 reads 18 comments

  22. Is Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka's Alleged Feud Behind ATP Finals Chaos?

    Roger Federer 's late withdrawal from the ATP World Tour Finals stunned fans and sparked rumors of a possible rift, per Mike Dickson at the Daily Mail, between himself and Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 14,919 reads 56 comments

  23. Roger Federer's Success at 2014 ATP Finals Shows Old-School Tennis Still Matters

    Roger Federer plays so old school that he's pre -school, as in pre -historic. Federer, the elder statesman on the ATP Tour, chose "Throw-Back Thursday" to school Andy Murray on the fundamentals of classic tennis...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 6,922 reads 29 comments

  24. Why Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki's Friendship is Good for Women's Sports

    Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki appear to be on a friendship tour. When Wozniacki crossed the finish line of the New York City marathon, Williams was there to greet her...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 4,654 reads 7 comments

  25. Novak Djokovic Heads into ATP World Tour Finals as the Best of the Big Four

    Novak Djokovic heads into the ATP World Tour Finals as the clear favorite. He's also distinguishing himself as the best of the Big Four. Djokovic solidified his No...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 2,472 reads 40 comments