1. Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki and Winners and Losers of the Week in Tennis

    Rafael Nadal is ready to play tennis, and we look into his comments as he readies for Brazil's Rio Open and its introduction to the ATP tour. Caroline Wozniacki gives a curious self-appraisal of her career...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 9,403 reads 33 comments

  2. Why Tennis Should Add a 5th Grand Slam in Brazil

    Rafael Nadal , David Ferrer and Fabulous Fabio Fognini head a clay-court line-up at the Rio Open presented by Claro hdtv ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 8,032 reads 140 comments

  3. Ideal Finals Matchups for Each Remaining 2014 Grand Slam

    Tennis has a lot to look forward to with three more Grand Slam opportunities in 2014. Stars like Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic look to get back to the winner's circle in the ATP...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 35,670 reads 123 comments

  4. Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and the Winners and Losers of the Week in Tennis

    February tennis is a smorgasbord of Davis Cup , mid-level tournaments and calculated appearances from stars like Roger Federer . But there are always shifting scenes in the world of tennis that set up bigger tournaments ahead...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 months ago 15,358 reads 33 comments

  5. How Grigor Dimitrov Is Developing into the Next Tennis Superstar

    Don't tell Grigor Dimitrov that he is tennis' next big superstar. The 22-year-old Bulgarian knows he must keep improving...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 8,440 reads 128 comments

  6. Why Roger Federer's Faith in New Coach Stefan Edberg Will Pay Off

    Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg just feels right. There is everything to like about these two champions. They are generations apart, but they are standards who personify grace and imagination on the tennis court...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 29,214 reads 200 comments

  7. Predicting the Biggest Risers and Fallers in the ATP Rankings in 2014

    Updating the 2014 ATP rankings is fittingly a computer's job. Its cold, calculating database is no respecter of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic any more than it is for Andreas Seppi or Donald Young...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 11,055 reads 63 comments

  8. Novak Djokovic's Blueprint to Regain the ATP No. 1 Ranking

    Novak Djokovic 's quarterfinal loss to Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2014 Australian Open cost him 1,640 points in the ATP Rankings . He trails No. 1 Rafael Nadal by 3,710 points, but it's a gap that can be made up quickly in the next few months...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 9,416 reads 58 comments

  9. Will Stan Wawrinka's Australian Open Win Usher in a New Era in Men's Tennis?

    Stanislas Wawrinka 's 2014 Australian Open title is an important breakthrough for men's tennis. The strong, rugged everyman hero may be credited as the one who single-handedly ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 4,922 reads 68 comments

  10. Will Injuries Derail Rafael Nadal's Quest to Be the Greatest of All Time?

    The 2014 Australian Open might best represent the ambiguities in pronouncing Rafael Nadal as the greatest player of all time. His career has been filled with periods of invincible play and breathtaking triumph...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 12,412 reads 151 comments

  11. 2014 Australian Open: Final Report Card for the Top Tennis Stars

    The 2014 Australian Open crowned two new champions in Li Na and Stanislas Wawrinka. Other top stars found the journey much more grueling, battling scorching heat, injuries and inspired opponents...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 26,515 reads 42 comments

  12. Power Ranking the Top 20 Women's Players After the 2014 Australian Open

    The WTA Rankings are soon to arrive following the 2014 Australian Open and there were plenty of surprising results with the top 20 in tennis. Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova were eliminated early in the second week...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 16,388 reads 6 comments

  13. Australian Open 2014 Men's Semifinal: Federer vs. Nadal Preview and Prediction

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their epic rivalry at the 2014 Australian Open semifinals, and this match promises to be one of their best encounters...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 43,394 reads 154 comments

  14. What to Make of Maria Sharapova's Early Exit at the 2014 Australian Open

    Third-seeded Maria Sharapova 's loss at the 2014 Australian Open to 20th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova is listed as an upset, but it's hardly surprising. For months, she has endured injuries and coaching changes...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 2,072 reads 6 comments

  15. 2014 Australian Open: Bold Predictions for the 2nd Week

    The 2014 Australian Open has already seen Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova lose matches before the quarterfinals. Victoria Azarenka will need to be on full alert, because opportunity is ripe for a new champion...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 9,604 reads 59 comments

  16. Winners and Losers of the First Week at Australian Open 2014

    Week 1 of the 2014 Australian Open started off like a ball of fire. It was hot weather and grueling determination, mixed in with a little wrath, a smattering of boos and an improbable "lucky loser...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 3,759 reads 10 comments

  17. 2014 Australian Open: How Intense Heat in Melbourne Will Affect the Tournament

    Maybe the scorching heat at the 2014 Australian Open will turn out to be a major factor for Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the other competing tennis superstars...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 3,471 reads 11 comments

  18. 10 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch at 2014 Australian Open

    The 2014 Australian Open will feature many tennis players who hope to defeat reigning superstars Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 3,099 reads 6 comments

  19. Australian Open 2014: Must-See Early-Round Matches

    Maybe the 2014 Australian Open did no favors to its native sons, but Bernard Tomic and Lleyton Hewitt will be front and center with their opening-round matches...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 5,427 reads 33 comments

  20. Top Storylines to Follow at 2014 Australian Open

    The 2014 Australian Open is sure to feature amazing tennis stories and performances. Headed by superstars Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic , Roger Federer and Serena Williams , there will be no shortage of legendary matches...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 6,044 reads 101 comments

  21. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players Heading into 2014 Australian Open

    The ATP rankings are based on merit. A Top 20 player needs a lot of talent, work and winning. But rankings rarely hold to form for Grand Slam tournaments. The 2014 Australian Open will undoubtedly witness big winners and disappointed losers...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 12 months ago 13,434 reads 60 comments

  22. Ranking the Most Successful Countries in Tennis During the Open Era

    Nearly half a century of Open Era tennis has witnessed world-class competition expand from a handful of dominant countries. Globalization has paved the way for more countries to grow their own tennis champions and legacies...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 12 months ago 8,008 reads 12 comments

  23. Roger Federer Is ATP Tennis' Biggest X-Factor for 2014

    There has never been a champion in tennis like Roger Federer . A decade ago, his exploits kicked aside a stale era of tennis, and he spawned new rivalries with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 12 months ago 9,161 reads 26 comments

  24. Federer-Nadal-Djokovic Tennis Generation Will Suddenly Be Replaced

    Right now, it seems absurd to suggest that the golden generation of Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will end anytime soon...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 17,620 reads 158 comments

  25. Is Stanislas Wawrinka Ready to Defeat Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal?

    He battled Novak Djokovic in two very memorable matches in 2013, but can Stanislas Wawrinka defeat the elite players for a Grand Slam title in 2014? It’s a lot to ask for Switzerland’s overshadowed second son...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 7,608 reads 40 comments