1. 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 2 days ago 518 reads 3 comments

  2. 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 6 days ago 5,245 reads 4 comments

  3. 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 9 days ago 4,987 reads 23 comments

  4. 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 13 days ago 6,880 reads 32 comments

  5. 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 16 days ago 6,373 reads 20 comments

  6. 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 20 days ago 7,998 reads 12 comments

  7. 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 23 days ago 9,583 reads 19 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 3,347 reads 6 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 2,659 reads 18 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 14,826 reads 56 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 6,810 reads 29 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 4,092 reads 7 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 2,467 reads 40 comments

  14. Andy Murray Proving He's Back in Elite Form at 2014 BNP Paribas Masters

    Andy Murray 's not fooling around. A couple of months after his season appeared to be a lost cause, Murray has bounced back. Yesterday he qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals with an impressive 6-3, 6-3 win over Grigor Dimitrov ...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 2,529 reads 67 comments

  15. 2014 ATP BNP Paribas Masters: The Top Storylines to Follow in Paris

    The ATP BNP Paribas Masters in Paris is the last tournament before the ATP World Tour Finals in London. It serves as the stage for all the late-season drama unfolding on tour. There are many plots and subplots...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 5,553 reads 16 comments

  16. What Serena Williams' Rout over Eugenie Bouchard Says About the 2015 Season

    Serena Williams ' rout over Eugenie Bouchard in the WTA Championships serves as a forecast for 2015. Williams defeated Bouchard , 6-1, 6-1...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 11,001 reads 37 comments

  17. WTA's Silence Disappointing After Russian Tennis Head Slurs the Williams Sisters

    Serena and Venus Williams often pay homage to founders of the WTA. They frequently thank Billie Jean King for ushering in endless opportunities for women in tennis...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 24,088 reads 241 comments

  18. Why Missing the 2014 ATP Tour Finals Would Benefit Andy Murray

    Andy Murray took a last-minute wild card to enter the Erste Bank Open in Vienna. Murray, ranked No. 11, continues to chase points in an effort to land in the ATP World Tour Finals in London...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 7,644 reads 48 comments

  19. What Maria Sharapova Must Do to Take over WTA's No. 1 Rank from Serena Williams

    Maria Sharapova wants to end Serena Williams ' reign over the WTA . Williams and Sharapova sit atop the WTA rankings at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 15,955 reads 30 comments

  20. Predicting the Best Rivalries in Men's Tennis 5 Years from Now

    Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic clashed for the fourth time this season in the final of the Japan Open in Tokyo...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 33,310 reads 33 comments

  21. Is Rafael Nadal in Danger of Being Labeled a Whiner?

    Rafael Nadal , the tennis king of idiosyncrasies, might be adding another ritual to his routine: whining. In case you haven't heard, Nadal hated the tennis balls used at the China Open in Beijing...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 22,418 reads 171 comments

  22. Is the WTA Facing a Crisis Due to Lack of Young Superstars?

    As the sun begins to set on the WTA's 2014 season, a potential crisis looms on the horizon. The young up-and-coming women's tennis players are rising too slow. This could leave the WTA with a shortage of superstars...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 7,388 reads 65 comments

  23. How Disastrous 2014 Wuhan Open Will Affect the WTA

    The 2014 Wuhan Open was supposed to be the sort of coming-out party for the WTA's revved-up Asian swing of the tour. Instead, the tournament got off to a disastrous start...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 16,037 reads 12 comments

  24. Andy Murray's Brave Public Stance About Scottish Secession a Rarity in Tennis

    Andy Murray 's stance on Scottish independence may have cost him a few British fans. However, he probably gained some who respect him for having a backbone...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 5,236 reads 17 comments

  25. What a 2014 Davis Cup Title for the Swiss Would Mean to Roger Federer

    Roger Federer has 17 Grand Slams and 80 career ATP titles. Yet there is one title that has eluded him his entire career...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 12,764 reads 12 comments