1. Complete Guide to the 2014 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tennis Tournaments

    The 2014 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tennis series features the nine most important tournaments outside Grand Slam play. Typically, the entire ATP field appears, and one week of excellent matchups ensues with best of three matches...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 4,320 reads 9 comments

  2. Who's More Likely to Win a Major: Tomas Berdych or Jo-Wilfried Tsonga?

    Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are tennis brothers of sorts. They are good enough to pay off Top-10 mortgages, but without the capital for luxurious superstar status and Grand Slam fame...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 3,792 reads 32 comments

  3. Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov and Winners and Losers of the Week in Tennis

    Roger Federer made front-page news with wins over Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych on his way to claiming the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Champions...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 6,420 reads 76 comments

  4. Why Dubai Tennis Championships Will Be an Important Test for Roger Federer

    Roger Federer is ready to set the tone for the rest of the year at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The speedy courts will be an ideal test for his more aggressive approach, backed by tennis coach Stefan Edberg...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 7,245 reads 42 comments

  5. Meet Tornado Alicia Black, Teen Tennis Prodigy Ready to Take the WTA By Storm

    Tornado Alicia Black will be playing her debut WTA match at Mexico's Abierto Mexicano TELCEL. For awhile, her name may gather more attention than tennis, which is what was intended years ago for her and younger sister, Hurricane Black...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 10,991 reads 22 comments

  6. Rafael Nadal, Venus Williams and Winners and Losers of the Week in Tennis

    Nobody was surprised to see Rafael Nadal win the Rio Open in Brazil, but it was not so easy. A Williams sister won the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, but it was not World No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 4,420 reads 19 comments

  7. Why the Balance of Power in Men's Tennis Is Due for a Seismic Shift in 2014

    Maybe Stanislas Wawrinka’s surprising Australian Open title was an anomaly in men’s tennis, but that has only fueled more speculation for media and fans who wonder how much more will change in 2014...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 8,340 reads 79 comments

  8. Will Rafael Nadal's Influence Protect the Future of Clay Courts?

    Rafael Nadal is the undisputed "king of clay." At the height of his clay dynasty, he has become more than his favorite surface’s conquering ruler...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 months ago 8,453 reads 84 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 9,413 reads 33 comments

  10. 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 12 months ago 8,102 reads 140 comments

  11. 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 12 months ago 35,675 reads 123 comments

  12. 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 12 months ago 15,363 reads 33 comments

  13. 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 12 months ago 8,467 reads 128 comments

  14. 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 12 months ago 29,480 reads 200 comments

  15. 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 12 months ago 11,078 reads 63 comments

  16. 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 12 months ago 9,423 reads 58 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 4,932 reads 68 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 12,462 reads 151 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 26,533 reads 42 comments

  20. 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 1 year ago 16,507 reads 6 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 43,420 reads 154 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 2,077 reads 6 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 9,611 reads 59 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 3,768 reads 10 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 3,476 reads 11 comments