1. US Open Tennis 2013 Men's Final: Nadal vs. Djokovic Preview and Prediction

    Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic will decide the 2013 U.S. Open winner. It was inevitable that the world's best two players navigated through the other 126 contestants. They will wage yet another grueling battle in the warfare of their career rivalry...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 20,213 reads 71 comments

  2. US Open Tennis 2013 Men's Semifinals: Nadal vs. Gasquet Preview and Prediction

    Rafael Nadal is in the semifinals of the 2013 U.S. Open to nobody's surprise. His opponent Richard Gasquet is a semifinalist for the first time in New York and will be one of the biggest underdogs in tennis history...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 8,727 reads 30 comments

  3. US Open Tennis 2013: How Much Longer Does Roger Federer Have Left in His Career?

    Nobody knows how much time Roger Federer has in his career. Federer may not know any more than every fan and writer who tries to look into a crystal ball. But he may have to adjust his goals in playing tennis with a more uncertain future...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 4,488 reads 73 comments

  4. 2013 US Open Tennis: Bold Predictions for the 2nd Week

    The 2013 U.S. Open enters its second week with most of the top contenders from the ATP and WTA ready to war for the championship...

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  5. US Open Tennis 2013: Winners and Losers of the First Week at Flushing Meadows

    Week 1 of the 2013 U.S. Open has dusted off more portraits of past champions who should be stepping aside for the Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray rivalry. Instead the reinvigorated legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are roaring forward...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 5,670 reads 26 comments

  6. Why Sleeping on Roger Federer at the 2013 US Open is a Mistake

    The Roger Federer era is not finished. Though the preview hype of the 2013 U.S. Open had all but dismissed the Swiss Maestro as a favored contender, he is still capable of winning his 18th Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 2,630 reads 107 comments

  7. How Rafael Nadal Is Attempting to Add Hard-Court Dominance to His Legacy

    It’s no surprise that Rafael Nadal is the center of attention at the 2013 U.S. Open. He has removed many of the doubts about his injuries, time off and ability to play great hard-court tennis...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 5,664 reads 147 comments

  8. Why Parity Will Characterize US Open Men's Tennis Competition in Current Era

    The 2013 U.S. Open is here, and it’s a vivid reminder that the current generation of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is not in position to dominate Flushing Meadows...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 2,110 reads 14 comments

  9. US Open Tennis 2013: Sleepers to Watch at Flushing Meadows

    The 2013 U.S. Open is sure to have its share of upstarts and upsets. There are several talented tennis players who can trouble the likes of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Serena Williams ...

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  10. Who Has the Most to Prove at 2013 US Open?

    The 2013 U.S. Open is the ultimate tennis proving ground for the stars of the ATP and WTA. It offers the most competitors who can use their talents to create tough matchups for every player with ambitions to win the title...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 3,448 reads 53 comments

  11. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players Heading into 2013 US Open Tennis

    Rafael Nadal led the way at Cincinnati's Western and Southern Open with his ninth title this year. He is only the fourth player since 1990 to pull off the Canadian-Cincinnati sweep, something that even Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have not done...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 13,314 reads 49 comments

  12. Western & Southern Open 2013: Nadal, Sharapova and Other Winners and Losers

    Rafael Nadal continued his historic summer hard-court streak with the 2013 Western and Southern Open title. He is the first player since Andy Roddick in 2003 to pull off the sweep of Canada and Cincinnati...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 8,799 reads 131 comments

  13. Ranking the Most Surprising Retirements in Tennis History

    Marion Bartoli's sudden retirement rocked the tennis world. Barely more than a month after winning Wimbledon, her only Grand Slam title, she retired after a routine loss with her first match in Cincinnati...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,120 reads 18 comments

  14. Will Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal Forge a Grand Slam Rivalry at 2013 U.S. Open?

    With all of the rivalries at the top of men's tennis, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have not played each other in nearly two years. Since then, each player has won two Grand Slam titles, dealt with injuries and warred with Novak Djokovic...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,260 reads 77 comments

  15. Rogers Cup 2013: Who Has the Most Work to Do Before the US Open?

    Rogers Cup 2013 certainly showcased some important issues facing tennis' biggest stars. Some players, like Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams , are feeling good about their tennis...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,306 reads 53 comments

  16. Rogers Cup 2013: Nadal, Gulbis and Other Winners and Losers of Tennis' Week

    An exciting Rogers Cup brought Canada plenty of homegrown excitement and familiar winners in Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams . There were also tough losses, ranging from early-round exits to Novak Djokovic's tiebreaker...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 17,476 reads 78 comments

  17. Rogers Cup 2013 Men's Semifinals: Nadal vs. Djokovic Preview and Prediction

    Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic is still the biggest rivalry in men's tennis . It's big stakes as usual, this time in the semifinals of the Canada Open. The winner will be a strong favorite to capture the Rogers Cup...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 13,043 reads 110 comments

  18. Grading Rafael Nadal's Hard-Court Form at 2013 Rogers Cup

    Rafael Nadal 's return to tennis after seven weeks was a quick 6-2, 6-0 thrashing of Jesse Levine at the 2013 Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday...

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  19. Ranking the 25 Most Powerful People in Tennis

    Tennis has continued to grow into a powerful global sport. It performs in international venues and has been a major platform for both men's and women's sports...

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  20. Tennis Week's Winners and Losers: Nadal Ready, Del Potro Win, Djokovic's Dad

    Rafael is in and Roger Federer out as the Rogers Cup opens up to host a strong field including Andy Murray and defending champion Novak Djokovic . There are also some tidbits on Djokovic's book and some bitterness from his dad...

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  21. Novak Djokovic's Father Should Keep Quiet About Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

    As Novak Djokovic prepares to defend the Rogers Cup in Montreal this week, his father, Srdjan, opened up to the Serbian media with some astonishing comments on two of his son's main rivals...

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  22. Winners and Losers in Tennis from the Week of July 22

    Roger Federer 's return to Switzerland ranged from a cow to a bad back. His Grand Slam window may still be open, but it may be too difficult to squeeze through at this year's US Open...

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  23. Why It's Foolish to Sleep on Rafael Nadal at the 2013 US Open

    Rafael Nadal has traditionally finished his best tennis by the time July flips into August. While widely applauded as "The King of Clay," the Spaniard has never earned a moniker for his play on fast, hard courts...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 14,352 reads 54 comments

  24. Roger Federer Swiss Open Loss and Back Pains Problematic for US Open Chances

    Roger Federer was defeated in the first match at the Swiss Open, losing to Daniel Brands 6-3, 6-4. It’s his third loss to a low-ranked opponent since his ouster at Wimbledon ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 5,054 reads 52 comments

  25. Why ATP Should Either Enforce or Get Rid of Sideline Coaching Ban

    Rafael Nadal ’s lifetime coach, his Uncle Toni, recently admitted that he has talked to his nephew during matches. The problem is that on-court coaching is not allowed on the ATP tour...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 4,280 reads 51 comments