1. Is 2014 Men's Tennis Weaker or Stronger Than Recent Golden Era?

    Now that 2014 has completed all four majors in men’s tennis, it’s clear that the sport is in a transitional period...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 day ago 4,597 reads 36 comments

  2. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players After the 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open final was a lopsided and forgettable competition, as Marin Cilic defeated Kei Nishikori to cap off his surprising title. But it was an entertaining fortnight that featured more twists and turns than an Agatha Christie novel...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 days ago 8,116 reads 10 comments

  3. Roger Federer's Key to Winning the 2014 US Open Is His Composure

    The expected 2014 U.S. Open semifinal berth was slipping away from Roger Federer . Two sets and one hour of lackluster play. The Swiss Maestro battled himself as much as Gael Monfils ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 days ago 5,295 reads 80 comments

  4. 10 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch at US Open 2014

    With the 2014 U.S. Open now thinning out half of the draw, there will be time enough to focus on the superstars like Serena Williams and Roger Federer ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 20 days ago 3,168 reads 4 comments

  5. Top 10 Storylines Ahead of the 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open has arrived, headlined by Roger Federer and Serena Williams . Both are chasing a major-tournament win for the 18th time in their illustrious careers. Of course, world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 23 days ago 6,136 reads 38 comments

  6. 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 26 days ago 1,769 reads 17 comments

  7. 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 28 days ago 7,650 reads 20 comments

  8. 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 29 days ago 3,072 reads 26 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 5,698 reads 43 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 12,413 reads 48 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 7,371 reads 23 comments

  12. What We Learn About the US Open from the Rogers Cup and Cincinnati Open

    The U.S. Open Series is the heart of the summer hard courts season with Masters 1000 titles in Canada and Cincinnati. The third and most important tournament is the final Grand Slam event of the year, the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 5,988 reads 47 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 4,805 reads 15 comments

  14. Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Winners, Losers to Begin 2014 US Open Series

    August is one of the biggest months for the ATP and WTA tours, as they begin the U.S. Open Series that includes the Rogers Cup, the Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati and the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 35,000 reads 36 comments

  15. How Rafael Nadal's Injuries May Cause a Late-Career Scheduling Shift

    Rafael Nadal has a wrist injury that could very well derail his chances at winning the 2014 U.S. Open. This is hardly surprising, considering that injuries have been Nadal’s traveling companion through his decade of spectacular tennis...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 16,821 reads 209 comments

  16. Why Andy Murray Needs Canada and Cincinnati to Regain Championship Form

    Summer is heating up, which means it is time for Andy Murray to get into championship form. After a year of back troubles, surgery and comeback, the Scottish star’s eyes will light up when he sees Canada, Cincinnati and New York on the itinerary...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 4,632 reads 34 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 5,960 reads 37 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 17,919 reads 372 comments

  19. Should Grand Slam Titles Carry More Weight in the ATP Rankings?

    Novak Djokovic has the No. 1 ranking, but Rafael Nadal has been superior in Grand Slam performances in the past year...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 7,668 reads 158 comments

  20. Nadal, Wozniacki and Other Winners and Losers at Hamburg, Bogota and Istanbul

    It was an interesting week for surprises and comebacks at Hamburg, Bogota and Istanbul. Additionally, Rafael Nadal picked up an award without swinging a racket. Perhaps the real star of the week was the emergence of young German Alexander Zverev...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 11,005 reads 30 comments

  21. Will We See a Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal Showdown at 2014 US Open?

    It’s actually quite remarkable that Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have met in the U.S. Open final as the top two players in the world in two of the last three years...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 13,223 reads 148 comments

  22. Remembering Andre Agassi's 1995 Summer Dominance and Decline

    It was the Summer of Revenge for Andre Agassi in 1995. Decked out in his latest line of Nike clothing, but looking more like a pirate with his striped tennis shirts, facial trimmings, black socks and high-top shoes, he was the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 7,007 reads 48 comments

  23. Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep and the Winners and Losers Following 2014 Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic is still the 2014 Wimbledon champion, and he deserves repeated mention. He also had an extra special moment take place in his life or rather a commitment that transcends even his latest tennis accomplishment...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 11,124 reads 134 comments

  24. Why Resilience is Novak Djokovic's Key to More Grand Slam Titles

    The best and worst of Novak Djokovic was a more invisible story in winning his classic 2014 Wimbledon title over the great Roger Federer ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 5,968 reads 66 comments

  25. Was 2014 Wimbledon Final Roger Federer's Greatest Match at All England Club?

    Watching Maestro Roger Federer span 12 years of beautiful tennis at Wimbledon is the centerpiece to tennis’ most glamorous golden age...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 21,093 reads 207 comments