1. 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 5 months ago 6,300 reads 38 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 1,891 reads 16 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 8,090 reads 20 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 3,273 reads 26 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 6,247 reads 43 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 12,653 reads 48 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 7,781 reads 23 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 6,140 reads 47 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 4,891 reads 15 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 35,347 reads 36 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 17,323 reads 209 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 4,760 reads 34 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 7,272 reads 37 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 18,367 reads 372 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 7,908 reads 158 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 11,106 reads 30 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 13,536 reads 148 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 7,439 reads 48 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 11,382 reads 134 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 6,147 reads 66 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 21,607 reads 207 comments

  22. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players After 2014 Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer gave an epic performance at 2014 Wimbledon , and only now can the ATP rankings give a snapshot of where the top players rank. It was also the first major final since the 2009 U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 20,987 reads 154 comments

  23. How Wimbledon 2014 Results Will Affect the ATP Rankings

    Wimbledon 2014 is shaking up the ATP rankings and foreshadowing which players will best be able to rise in the summer hard-courts series, the U.S. Open and the Race to London for the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 35,748 reads 27 comments

  24. Nadal and Sharapova Upsets Highlight Grueling French Open-Wimbledon Transition

    Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova are the reigning French Open champions who have proven that they can win tennis’ most hallowed tournament. They are champions who never quit...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 3,753 reads 82 comments

  25. Wimbledon 2014: Bold Predictions for the 2nd Week

    Wimbledon 2014 had a remarkable start that sets up a power-packed second week. ATP champions Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray all look ready to battle for the title...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 47,447 reads 179 comments