1. What We'll Learn About Rafael Nadal in His Early Return to Clay Courts

    In many ways, it’s the same Rafael Nadal, as he picks up his garish Babolat bag and walks inside the spectators’ applause...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 8,570 reads 65 comments

  2. Roger Federer's Surgery Leads Winners and Losers at France, Sofia and Fed Cup

    With the Australian Open now last month’s news, February is a month of mid-major tournaments with occasional news on stars like Roger Federer ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 3,139 reads 6 comments

  3. Will Angelique Kerber Sustain Her Success After Winning the Australian Open?

    What next for Angelique Kerber after defeating Serena Williams for the 2016 Australian Open ? She’s the toast of Germany and another high point for her country’s global sports success, and she’s the newly minted No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 4,104 reads 12 comments

  4. Breaking Down Novak Djokovic's Chances to Complete the Career Grand Slam in 2016

    Novak Djokovic ’s torrid streak through history has set him up for another chance at the career Grand Slam, and 2016 is a chance to push past legendary rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with something unique to his legacy...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 6,537 reads 80 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 10 Men's Players After the 2016 Australian Open

    Novak Djokovic made it look easy in defeating Andy Murray in straight sets for the 2016 Australian Open title, but many great players are clustered in the ATP rankings ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 3,794 reads 4 comments

  6. It's 2016 or Never for Men's Tennis' Next Generation to Become Elite Players

    Tennis star Milos Raonic might have lost a five-set semifinal match to Andy Murray in the 2016 Australian Open , but it could signal the beginning of greater accomplishments...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 7,721 reads 29 comments

  7. The Stars Are Aligning for Andy Murray to Win the 2016 Australian Open

    Andy Murray ’s quiet journey through the 2016 Australian Open has been eclipsed by Novak Djokovic’s streaking dominance and Roger Federer ’s perpetual glory...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 4,309 reads 29 comments

  8. 2016 Australian Open: Bold Predictions for the Second Week

    Will Novak Djokovic have enough stamina to win the 2016 Australian Open after his five-set, fourth-round scare? How about the renewal of Serena Williams ’ invincible play? ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 1,962 reads 5 comments

  9. Roger Federer Faces Rough Road Ahead in Australian Open and Beyond

    Superstar Roger Federer continues his legendary career at the 2016 Australian Open after an impressive four-set victory in the third round over talented Grigor Dimitrov . The world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 5,262 reads 21 comments

  10. Australian Open 2016: Americans with the Best Chance of Reaching Week 2

    American tennis is not exactly ready to invade the 2016 Australian Open . As the second round continues, there are a handful of players in both the men’s and women’s ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 1,326 reads 5 comments

  11. Australian Open 2016: 10 Bold Predictions at Melbourne

    Tennis fans are ready for the 2016 Australian Open as defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams look to fend off deep fields of challengers and top stars...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 3,864 reads 9 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 10 Men's Players Heading into 2016 Australian Open

    There's the top-ranked Novak Djokovic, and then there are the other top-10 ATP tennis players scattered in the 2016 Australian Open draw ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 6 months ago 7,312 reads 46 comments

  13. Does Anyone Have a Chance to Beat Novak Djokovic at the 2016 Australian Open?

    Nobody is unbeatable, but Novak Djokovic is storming into the 2016 Australian Open with about as much invincibility tennis has ever seen...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 6,132 reads 69 comments

  14. Djokovic-Nadal Final Opens Tennis' 2016 Winners and Losers in Asian Pacific

    Novak Djokovic sent out his declaration to Rafael Nadal and the ATP tour that 2016 could be another year of his reign. The world No. 1 collected this week's Doha title a year after he did not reach that final...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 6,367 reads 88 comments

  15. Australian Open Will Be Crucial to Roger Federer's Grand Slam Success in 2016

    Roger Federer 's more abbreviated spring schedule is set up to prioritize his energy this summer, but the 2016 Australian Open might be the foundation to his Grand Slam and Olympics success...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 6,538 reads 15 comments

  16. Surprise Will Be the Key Element to Rafa Nadal's Success at the Australian Open

    Although Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are old adversaries, times have changed. They are heavy favorites to advance to the final at Doha—an Australian Open tune-up—but this might not be the best scenario for Nadal...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 4,178 reads 7 comments

  17. Bold Predictions for Tennis in 2016

    After a year of domination from Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams , 2016 will likely see more parity at the top...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 11,722 reads 23 comments

  18. Grading Novak Djokovic's 2015 Season and Looking Ahead to 2016

    Coming into 2015, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had already established himself as one of the top 10 players in the history of the Open era...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 2,973 reads 12 comments

  19. The Best Tennis Rivalries to Watch in 2016

    Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer was tennis’ biggest rivalry in 2015, but it’s less likely to be the rivalry to watch in 2016...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 2,118 reads 6 comments

  20. Grading Andy Murray's 2015 Season and Looking Ahead to 2016

    Andy Murray never leaves a decisive trail of success or failure, and 2015 is an ambivalent microcosm of his career...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 1,710 reads 16 comments

  21. Holiday Wish List for Tennis' Top Stars in 2016

    As the tennis season takes a break, the holidays are a great time for superstars Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Serena Williams to set their sights on 2016...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 4,625 reads 18 comments

  22. How Will the IPTL Affect Tennis' Top Stars for Australia 2016?

    Professional tennis does not have a typical offseason. It’s unlike the seasonal calendar of professional team sports that perform for six to nine months in a primary region before downshifting to rest and reload...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 3,126 reads 4 comments

  23. Grading Roger Federer's 2015 Season and Looking Ahead to 2016

    How does Roger Federer truly feel about his 2015 tennis year? He knows that his effort and results were tremendous, but he also experienced more Grand Slam disappointment at the hands of world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 7 months ago 5,237 reads 39 comments

  24. The Most Surprising Tennis Stories of 2015

    Every year there are plenty of surprises on the ATP and WTA tours—even in 2015, when the dominance of Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams was hard to crack...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 3,487 reads 1 comments

  25. Tennis Grand Slam Records That Will Never Be Broken

    With all of the deserving discussions about Novak Djokovic ’s place among the greatest players of all time, the Serbian superstar still has mountains to climb and oceans to cross...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 8 months ago 2,021 reads 18 comments