1. 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 year ago 2,676 reads 11 comments

  2. 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 year ago 6,987 reads 21 comments

  3. 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 year ago 1,455 reads 3 comments

  4. 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 year ago 1,568 reads 2 comments

  5. Will Andy Murray Back Up His Desire To Take the No. 1 Ranking?

    Andy Murray has spent a decade chasing after three of the biggest legends in tennis history. They were the exclusive triumvirate, winning gluts of Grand Slam titles and keeping special guard over their rights to the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 1,963 reads 24 comments

  6. Maria Sharapova's Blueprint to Return to Elite Form After Her Suspension

    Maria Sharapova will be back on the WTA tour April 26, nine months earlier than the suspension she had received after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,866 reads 7 comments

  7. Petra Kvitova Leads Tennis Winners and Losers at Important Asian Swing

    The WTA Tour featured several superstars and an epic duel between world No. 1 Angelique Kerber and two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova . It was the kind of match that could change the landscape of the WTA in the year ahead...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 1,271 reads 0 comments

  8. Men's Tennis' Big 4 Are More Vulnerable Than Ever Heading into 2017

    When Novak Djokovic announced an elbow injury forced him to withdraw from Beijing’s China Open, it was another sign the World No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 5,485 reads 24 comments

  9. How Long Will Angelique Kerber Hold the No. 1 Ranking?

    Newly minted No. 1 Angelique Kerber is in Wuhan, China, taking on a strong field of top contenders who would all love to have that top ranking...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,646 reads 7 comments

  10. Caroline Wozniacki's Renaissance Leads Last 2016 September Winners and Losers

    With the U.S. Open in the rearview mirror, a few of the WTA and ATP superstars like Karolina Pliskova and Stan Wawrinka were ready to rumble into the stretch run of the season...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 1,505 reads 10 comments

  11. Serena Williams' Heir Apparent is Nowhere to Be Found

    When Serena Williams ’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou told CNN’s Motez Bishara and Ravi Ubha that the 35-year-old could win 30 Grand Slam titles , it hardly felt like an impossible boast...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 8,250 reads 17 comments

  12. Breaking Down the Race to Qualify for the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals

    Tennis superstars rarely run marathons (with the exception of Caroline Wozniacki ), but it’s the most fitting sports parallel for the top men who endure the year-long race to qualify for the 2016 World Tour Finals...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 3,913 reads 2 comments

  13. Argentina and Croatia Star for 2016 Davis Cup Semifinals Winners and Losers

    The weekend in tennis was all about semifinals Davis Cup action featuring defending champion Great Britain and Andy Murray, who hosted Argentina’s resurgent star Juan Martin del Potro ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,916 reads 0 comments

  14. Will Injuries Derail Novak Djokovic's Quest for 18 Grand Slam Titles?

    Not even Novak Djokovic can win every major title. After more than four merciless hours in his U.S. Open championship loss to Stan Wawrinka , the world No. 1 marveled that he had made it that far...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 5,511 reads 5 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 10 Men's Players After US Open 2016

    The 2016 U.S. Open was filled with surprises. Stan Wawrinka is now a three-time major champion, while Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have to get over different kinds of upsets. Our rankings examine how the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 7,755 reads 11 comments

  16. U.S. Open Champion Angelique Kerber Clinches WTA 2016 Player of the Year

    Angelique Kerber is the surprise star of the year after winning the 2016 U.S. Open. The 28-year-old German rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the third set to defeat Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 1,386 reads 4 comments

  17. Serena's Stunning 2016 US Open Upset Ends Her Reign as No. 1, but for How Long?

    Serena Williams never gives in, even when she’s hobbling on an injured left knee in the semifinals of the 2016 U.S. Open...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,846 reads 7 comments

  18. US Open 2016 Women's Semifinals: Williams vs. Pliskova Preview, Predictions

    Serena Williams was not to be denied as she rode a spirited effort over Simona Halep to land in the 2016 U.S. Open semifinals. She’s not just a superstar champion but a survivor who usually saves her best tennis for the biggest moments...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,569 reads 1 comments

  19. Why the Djokovic-Murray Rivalry Is Peaking at the 2016 US Open

    If Novak Djokovic was vulnerable heading into his match against streaking Jo-Wilfried Tsonga , he never got the memo. The world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,729 reads 28 comments

  20. US Open: Bold Predictions for the 2nd Week

    The second week of the 2016 U.S. Open is ready for clashes of titans, as tennis fans will see if Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams can continue to win majors as usual or if Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber can chase down their dreams of the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 5,871 reads 23 comments

  21. Serena Williams Leaving No Doubt She's the US Open Favorite

    So far so good for Serena Williams following her second-round victory over fellow American Vania King at the 2016 U.S. Open. The 6-3, 6-3 score might not have been her finest performance, but it was much more important for other reasons...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 1,781 reads 1 comments

  22. Novak Djokovic's Injuries Make Him a Long Shot to Win 2016 US Open

    There was Novak Djokovic at a changeover just five games into Round 1 at the 2016 U.S. Open. The trainer vigorously massaged his upper right arm. Was this good news? It wasn’t his left wrist, at least, the one that had the world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 5,354 reads 20 comments

  23. US Open 2016: 10 Bold Predictions at Flushing Meadows

    The 2016 U.S. Open looks to be a battleground for the growing rivalry between world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, but several other stars on the men’s and women’s tours have the talent to make history...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 6,068 reads 6 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 10 Men's Players Heading into the 2016 US Open

    The 2016 U.S. Open is the last tennis major of the year, and the men’s tour has several top-10 contenders with their eyes on New York’s big silver trophy...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 3,256 reads 24 comments

  25. Novak Djokovic's Quest to Be in G.O.A.T Discussion Hinges on 2016 US Open Title

    World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has a sizable lead over Andy Murray in the ATP rankings . He is poised to defend his U.S. Open title and finish the year with another flourish...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 4,091 reads 71 comments