1. Rafael Nadal Losing Hold on No. 1 Ranking After Indian Wells Upset

    Rafael Nadal 's loss to Alexandr Dolgopolov in the third round at Indian Wells is hardly cause for alarm, but it has loosened up some of his grip on the No. 1 ranking...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 20,041 reads 95 comments

  2. Winners and Losers from the 1st Week of Indian Wells 2014

    Maria Sharapova returned to Indian Wells tennis after her Winter Olympics hiatus—and with a vengeance. But she was not the only WTA player serving up dessert...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 2,894 reads 9 comments

  3. 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 over 1 year ago 4,413 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 over 1 year ago 3,941 reads 32 comments

  5. 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 over 1 year ago 6,458 reads 76 comments

  6. 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 over 1 year ago 7,253 reads 42 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 11,267 reads 22 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 4,455 reads 19 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 8,356 reads 79 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 8,504 reads 84 comments

  11. 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 over 1 year ago 9,434 reads 33 comments

  12. 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 over 1 year ago 8,673 reads 140 comments

  13. 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 over 1 year ago 35,688 reads 123 comments

  14. 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 over 1 year ago 15,396 reads 33 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 8,600 reads 128 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 30,295 reads 200 comments

  17. 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 over 1 year ago 11,140 reads 63 comments

  18. 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 over 1 year ago 9,444 reads 58 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 4,943 reads 68 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 12,800 reads 151 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 26,553 reads 42 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 16,718 reads 6 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 43,444 reads 154 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 2,086 reads 6 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 9,617 reads 59 comments