1. 5 Young Guns of Tennis Guaranteed to Win a Grand Slam

    All tennis players enter their professional careers with one main goal in mind: to win one of the four coveted Grand Slam titles. Hundreds of players begin their quest every year, but only a small percentage ever become legitimate contenders...

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  2. Gael Monfils: Ranking the 5 Most Impressive Shots of His Career

    Frenchman Gael Monfils has yet to win any major tournaments, but he is often a fan favorite. What is it that makes watching an average player so entertaining for the tennis world? ...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 1,432 reads 3 comments

  3. Roger Federer and the 5 Greatest One-Handed Backhands in Men's Tennis History

    The one-handed backhand is not taught to most young tennis players, because it is much more difficult to pull off than the conventional two-handed backhand...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 34,843 reads 28 comments

  4. Novak Djokovic: 5 Reasons Why He Can Still Match His 2011 Success in 2012

    Novak Djokovic 's 2011 was undoubtedly one of the greatest seasons in the history of tennis—he won three Grand Slams and compiled an incredible 70-6 record...

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  5. 2012 Olympic Tennis: Who Will See Success in London?

    Ask any professional tennis player, and they will probably tell you that excluding Grand Slam titles, winning a medal in the Olympics is the most coveted and sought-after achievement in the sport...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 2,764 reads 15 comments

  6. 5 Greatest Routines and Superstitions in Tennis

    Athletes of all sports have specific methods of reaching their comfort zones before playing in their game or match. As a very superstitious sport, tennis is certainly no exception...

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  7. Roger Federer: What His 2012 Indian Wells Title Shows About His Future

    Going into 2012, skeptics had their opinions about World No. 3 Roger Federer . The Swiss maestro turned 30 last August, an age that is relatively ancient in the tennis world...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 1,571 reads 40 comments

  8. Indian Wells 2012: What the Tournament Has Shown About American Tennis so Far

    Since 2003, American tennis fans have experienced a long and seemingly insatiable Grand Slam title drought. Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open that year, and never won another...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 1,936 reads 15 comments

  9. 10 Most Spectacular Diving Shots at the Net in Tennis History

    One of the most impressive shots a tennis player can display is a dive at the net. The agility, reflexes and slight bit of luck required make dive shots one of the most exciting aspects of the sport...

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  10. John Isner: Will He Reach the Top 10 Before the End of 2012?

    Before his record-breaking first-round match against Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010, American John Isner was not very famous in the world of tennis. Since that three-day endeavor, though, he has become a common household name among tennis fans...

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  11. WTA Tennis: Odds of Each Top 10 Player Winning a Slam in 2012

    In the past few seasons, the world of women's tennis seems to have lacked stability. Since 2008, eight different players have held the title of World No. 1, and 11 different players have won Grand Slam titles...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 2,891 reads 3 comments

  12. French Open 2012: 15 Reasons We Can't Wait for Tennis' Next Grand Slam

    Although there is plenty of tennis for hardcore fans to follow during the time between the first two Grand Slams, many people less familiar with the sport find it a lull period during the season...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 3,273 reads 16 comments

  13. Roger Federer: Where Does He Rank Among the All-Time Tennis Greats?

    Unfortunately for Roger Federer fans around the world, their beloved Maestro is now 30 years old and well past his prime...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 4,245 reads 92 comments

  14. 12 Players Who Should Earn Their First Tournament Wins in 2012

    For obvious reasons, tennis media is currently revolving around the top-ranked men and women of the sport. That doesn't mean we should forget about the rest of the tour, though...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 1,972 reads 7 comments

  15. Rafael Nadal: How Many More Dominant Seasons Does His Body Have Left in It?

    Going into the 2012 Australian Open, plenty of mystery shrouded second-ranked Rafael Nadal . What would he have to do in order to beat a player ( Novak Djokovic ) who simply dominated ...

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  16. Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic: Which Rivalry Is Best?

    The past several seasons of tennis have seen domination from three phenomenal athletes. Since the 2005 French Open, all Grand Slams but one have been taken by Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 1,103 reads 6 comments

  17. Australian Open 2012: 4 Players Who Got on Our Radar Down Under

    The 2012 Australian Open has come and passed, but not without leaving its mark on the tennis world. Not only did it give us a final that is already being called one of the all-time ...

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  18. Novak Djokovic: How Much Longer Before We Consider Him One of the Best Ever?

    In the past several years, the world of tennis has seen an era that featured two of the all-time greats, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer , at the top. It's quite different now, though, as a new man has taken the throne...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 2,946 reads 92 comments

  19. Novak Djokovic: Why His 2012 Season Could Be Better Than His 2011

    Nobody who follows tennis will deny that Novak Djokovic 's 2011 season redefined the word "dominant." Before it had even finished, analysts and fans were ranking it among the all-time best individual seasons...

    Kevin Pacelli Written by Kevin Pacelli about over 2 years ago 20,273 reads 17 comments

  20. Roger Federer: Why Fed-Ex Still Has Plenty Left in the Tank Despite Loss

    The night of January 26 brought about the end of the magic for veteran Roger Federer in Melbourne as a disappointing four-set loss to second-seeded Rafael Nadal sent him packing...

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  21. Australian Open 2012: Why Rafael Nadal Will Again Fall to Novak Djokovic

    The stage is set for another Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic showdown, pitting the current No. 1 against the former for the seventh time in 10 months...

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  22. 2012 Australian Open: What the Year's First Slam Is Telling About the Future

    The Australian Open is about halfway finished, and plenty has happened to keep tennis fans talking. Obviously, the domination exhibited by the top four seeds is enough to entertain ...

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  23. Australian Open 2012: 5 Takeaways from Opening Rounds of Year's First Slam

    The first two rounds of the 2012 Australian Open have come to a close. It is certainly living up to Grand Slam tradition with its fair share of upsets, rising stars, and strong showings by familiar faces...

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  24. 2012 Australian Open: Why Rafa and Federer Will Struggle to See the Semis

    The 2012 Australian Open draw has officially been released, and naturally, tennis fans around the world are not hesitating to voice their opinions and predictions...

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