1. Grading Rafael Nadal's 2016 Season and Looking Ahead to 2017

    Three years ago, Rafael Nadal was the best tennis player in the world, but 2016 may as well be another career. It’s too easy to say that the 30-year-old Nadal is only a shell of himself because of aging and injuries...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 day ago 1,910 reads 17 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Best Men's Tennis Matches in the 2016 Season

    It was a tale of two halves for the 2016 season in men’s tennis. Novak Djokovic dominated the early year with historical acclaim as perhaps the most dominant No. 1 player of all time...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 4 days ago 3,598 reads 13 comments

  3. How Juan Martin del Potro Has Become a Grand Slam Title Threat Again

    Juan Martin del Potro’s reawakening is shifting men’s tennis. He captured the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medal for men’s singles, and he was the guiding hero to lead Argentina to its first Davis Cup title...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 days ago 2,319 reads 14 comments

  4. Grading Roger Federer's 2016 Season and Looking Ahead to 2017

    It was not easy for Roger Federer to sit with a knee injury during the second half of 2016 after years of graceful excellence and longevity...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 days ago 7,369 reads 39 comments

  5. Juan Martin del Potro Leads Argentina with Davis Cup Winners and Losers

    Team Argentina pulled off an upset over host-country Croatia to win the nation’s first Davis Cup tennis title...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 days ago 2,512 reads 0 comments

  6. Novak Djokovic Faces a Long Road to Return to Dominance

    Many tennis observers believe world No. 2 Novak Djokovic is still the best player in the world even as rival Andy Murray takes all the late-year spoils with his incredible play...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 15 days ago 7,006 reads 79 comments

  7. Andy Murray Tops Superstar Grades at the 2016 World Tour Finals

    Andy Murray is the king of 2016 after winning the World Tour Finals and vanquishing rival Novak Djokovic . The Scot endured the group of death, two marathon matches and showed a lot of heart to go with his firm grip on the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 18 days ago 3,269 reads 33 comments

  8. Pressure Mounting on Andy Murray's Quest to Win 2016 World Tour Finals

    Andy Murray has never traveled the easy road in his resilient career, and the 2016 ATP  World Tour Finals  is shaping up as the greatest fight of his professional life as the world’s No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 20 days ago 691 reads 1 comments

  9. Novak Djokovic Not in Peak Form With Andy Murray Looming at World Tour Finals

    These are not easy times for Novak Djokovic as he looks to close 2016 with a comeback statement at the World Tour Finals (WTF)...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 22 days ago 2,262 reads 22 comments

  10. Odds for Each Player to Win the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals

    The 2016 ATP World Tour Finals are underway, and four-time defending champion Novak Djokovic is already in the win column in group play...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 25 days ago 2,736 reads 28 comments

  11. How Roger Federer's Success Built the ATP World Tour Finals

    Roger Federer will miss the 2016 ATP  World Tour Finals , the first time since 2001 that he will not play in tennis’ fifth major. It’s a historic omission despite the thrill of Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic battling for the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 28 days ago 5,809 reads 8 comments

  12. Breaking Down the Groups at the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals

    Beginning Sunday, the 2016 World Tour Finals could hijack the headlined battle for No. 1 between world No. 1 Andy Murray and super rival Novak Djokovic ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 30 days ago 717 reads 8 comments

  13. Andy Murray's No. 1 Ranking Tops Winners and Losers at the Paris Masters

    Andy Murray capped off an important week by seizing the No. 1 ranking for the first time. It was consummated with his Paris Masters title, and he came away with the most bizarre ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,720 reads 17 comments

  14. How Does Novak Djokovic's No. 1 Streak Compare to the Greatest of All Time?

    Novak Djokovic ’s grip on the No. 1 ranking is now clinging to a razor-thin margin over Andy Murray’s hot challenge...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 6,948 reads 49 comments

  15. Will Novak Djokovic Start Another Dominant Streak at the Paris Masters?

    Novak Djokovic comes into the Paris Masters as if he’s slipping into the house after curfew, while Andy Murray has become the ATP's favorite son. Fortunes change like autumn leaves, and bandwagons are filling up behind the streaking Scotsman...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,037 reads 16 comments

  16. WTA Finals Singapore and Andy Murray Top Tennis' Weekly Winners and Losers

    The WTA Finals was a rousing week of tennis that featured world No. 1 Angelique Kerber and a blend of rising veterans and newcomers to Singapore’s year-end extravaganza...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,856 reads 3 comments

  17. Andy Murray's Easy Path in Vienna Setting Up Battle for No. 1 Ranking

    Andy Murray has never had an easy time achieving legacy benchmarks, but the clouds have parted in Vienna as he furiously charges after Novak Djokovic ’s No. 1 ranking...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,263 reads 9 comments

  18. Angelique Kerber Showing She'll Struggle to Keep Hold of No. 1 Ranking

    Angelique Kerber impressively finished off Simona Halep in group play at the WTA Finals in Singapore, looking like the world No. 1 player who won the Australian and U.S. Opens...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,183 reads 4 comments

  19. Angelique Kerber Leads Late-2016 October Winners and Losers

    Late October means the tennis year is rapidly closing, and Angelique Kerber pulled out a typical win at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore. She reminded everyone why she has been the most remarkable story and player of the year...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 1,815 reads 1 comments

  20. How Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Built Tennis' Friendliest Rivalry

    The Rafael Nadal Academy by Movistar opened in Mallorca, Spain, with all the trappings of a lavish tennis center, featuring fitness, education and more than a few trophies that celebrate its eponymous superstar...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 13,611 reads 21 comments

  21. Nick Kyrgios Putting Himself on a Path Toward an Underwhelming Career

    The talented Nick Kyrgios makes headlines in spite of tennis. He’s 21 years old, and he boasts power, athleticism and skills that could see him become the modern Pete Sampras...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 1,805 reads 13 comments

  22. Andy Murray Leads Tennis' Winners and Losers at Shanghai and Hong Kong

    Andy Murray is a man on a mission. He needed to win the Shanghai Masters for a chance at Novak Djokovic’s No. 1 ranking by the year-end tournament at London...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,653 reads 11 comments

  23. Breaking Down Rafael Nadal's Only Hopes for a 2017 Renaissance

    Tennis legend Rafael Nadal might not play again in 2016 after another crushing midweek defeat in China. He said, per Spanish newspaper Marca that “ for me, the season is practically over now ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 6,658 reads 21 comments

  24. Why Novak Djokovic's New Mindset on Winning Won't Last Long

    Novak Djokovic is back competing at this week's Shanghai Masters after recovering from injuries that had racked him through the summer and through his loss to Stan Wawrinka in the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 1,392 reads 3 comments

  25. Andy Murray and Agnieszka Radwanska Top Winners and Losers in China

    While Andy Murray was pulling closer to Novak Djokovic's No. 1 ranking in Beijing, Agnieszka Radwanska won the China Open with a nearly spotless run of dominance that gives hope to her prospects for winning Singapore and the 2017 Australian Open...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 1,537 reads 2 comments