1. 2014 ATP World Tour Finals: Breaking Down the Race to London as It Heats Up

    The ATP Race to London has watched the best 11 players in men’s tennis battle for eight slots to qualify for November’s year-end World Tour Finals...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 4 days ago 5,428 reads 49 comments

  2. Winners and Losers from Shanghai Masters Sets Up ATP Race to London

    Roger Federer insists on winning more championships and creating more history. His victory to win the 2014 Shanghai Rolex Masters may not have been the upset of the year, but it's another remarkable anecdote in his storied career...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 days ago 7,889 reads 41 comments

  3. What's at Stake for Men's Tennis Superstars at Shanghai Rolex Masters?

    The Shanghai Rolex Masters is the peak of the Asian tennis swing, and there is plenty at stake for the top superstars on the men’s tour...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 18 days ago 11,273 reads 58 comments

  4. Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Winners and Losers to Begin the Asian Tennis Swing

    Leave it up to Rafael Nadal to be the biggest tennis story of the Asian tennis swing, even if he is only talking about playing...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 25 days ago 3,761 reads 18 comments

  5. What Will Kei Nishikori's Ascent to Stardom Do for Tennis in Asia?

    Who knew that Kei Nishikori’s quarterfinal appearance at the 2014 Australian Open was the building block for his rise into the Top 10 rankings. His tennis skill had often been overlooked, but then he battled World No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 2,648 reads 21 comments

  6. 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 month ago 7,716 reads 67 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 27,481 reads 17 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 5,445 reads 80 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 3,203 reads 4 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 6,220 reads 38 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 1,827 reads 16 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 7,865 reads 20 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 3,143 reads 26 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 6,087 reads 43 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 12,530 reads 48 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 7,586 reads 23 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 6,089 reads 47 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 4,839 reads 15 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 35,156 reads 36 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 17,085 reads 209 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 4,681 reads 34 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 6,341 reads 37 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 18,120 reads 372 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 7,797 reads 158 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 11,043 reads 30 comments