1. Why Coach Magnus Norman Is Stan Wawrinka's Secret Weapon at 2014 French Open

    The rise of Stanislas Wawrinka has the tennis world buzzing about his chances for the 2014 French Open title. He won the 2014 Australian Open and Monte Carlo Masters, and he loves to play on clay...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 10,162 reads 190 comments

  2. Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and the Winners and Losers at 2014 Barcelona Open

    Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova headlined most of the action at Barcelona and Stuttgart. One of them is holding a trophy, and the other is still searching for answers...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 8,317 reads 81 comments

  3. Why the Grind of Clay-Court Tennis is a Special Tradition Worth Protecting

    Clay-court tennis does not appeal to every tennis fan. It’s the red-surfaced stepchild to regal grass and prosperous hard courts, and it has a hard, grinding reputation that is often derided...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 4,432 reads 73 comments

  4. How Much Longer Will Rafael Nadal Extend Clay-Court Dominance?

    Rafael Nadal looks for his ninth career title at the Barcelona Open, but more importantly he will be searching for his clay-court dominance...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,062 reads 295 comments

  5. Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka and the Winners and Losers at 2014 Monte Carlo

    Stanislas Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal were once again creating Bizarro -history at the 2014 Monte Carlo Masters...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,810 reads 257 comments

  6. Monte Carlo 2014: Breaking Down Rafael Nadal's Loss to David Ferrer

    Rafael Nadal 's 7-6(1), 6-4 loss to David Ferrer in the 2014 Monte Carlo quarterfinals filled up a scoresheet of technical difficulties for the world No. 1...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 10,234 reads 50 comments

  7. What Roger Federer Must Do at Monte Carlo to Build Momentum for 2014 French Open

    Roger Federer has never won the Monte Carlo Masters title, but the Swiss star is ready to compete. He hopes to add this clay-court trophy to the largest collection of tennis hardware ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 6,859 reads 73 comments

  8. Top Storylines Surrounding the Stars at the 2014 Monte Carlo Masters

    The clay-court season is here and Monte Carlo has already reaped the hype of Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer 's wild-card inclusion...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 3,770 reads 26 comments

  9. How Novak Djokovic Can Join Clay-Court Legends at the Monte Carlo Masters

    Each year, Novak Djokovic is getting closer to fulfilling his dream of winning the French Open . Monte Carlo is the first big stop, and maybe the unconscious motive for his residency ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,542 reads 71 comments

  10. What's on the Line in the Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic Rivalry in Monte Carlo?

    Monte Carlo is where it will really get serious for the Rafael Nadal -Novak Djokovic rivalry. It's the first stop of the European clay-court season and longtime watchtower to Nadal's Roland Garros fortress...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 12,729 reads 181 comments

  11. Roger Federer, Switzerland, Italy and the Winners and Losers of Davis Cup Week

    Roger Federer saved the Swiss team from a shocking upset at Davis Cup . But is everything OK with his teammate Stanislas Wawrinka? Andy Murray failed to be perfect, and Italy's clay feet proved to be the difference...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,546 reads 112 comments

  12. Breaking Down Roger Federer's Clay-Court Legacy

    Roger Federer will not join the clay-court tour until Madrid, so the tennis spotlight will shine most on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic when Monte Carlo gets underway...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 15,456 reads 94 comments

  13. The Top Storylines Heading Into the 2014 Clay-Court Season

    There's more to tennis than Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic , but forgive the world if that rivalry will once again be front and center for the clay-court season. After all, they each have more at stake in Europe than anywhere else...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 41,641 reads 151 comments

  14. Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and the Winners and Losers at Miami Masters 2014

    Novak Djokovic dominated Rafael Nadal at the 2014 Sony Open in Miami, but the 6-3, 6-3 win only underscores the way he has seized the upper hand in their rivalry...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 8,700 reads 107 comments

  15. Miami Masters 2014 Final: Nadal vs. Djokovic Preview and Prediction

    Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic at the final of Miami's Sony Open is the 40th chapter in tennis' most important ongoing rivalry. Only the matchup is redundant because the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 18,457 reads 108 comments

  16. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray Renew Rivalry at Miami Sony Open

    Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will face off in the quarterfinals of Miami's Sony Open. If recent history is any indication, this will be a grueling battle...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 4,289 reads 20 comments

  17. Winners and Losers from the 1st Week of Miami Sony Open 2014

    Tennis at Miami's Sony Open is sure to heat up after the biggest stars look to push into the money rounds. So far, Andy Murray is charging ahead without Ivan Lendl, and Roger Federer 's serve has looked nearly flawless...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 6,806 reads 43 comments

  18. Will Andy Murray Get Back on Track at the 2014 Miami Sony Open?

    Andy Murray will not have coach Ivan Lendl as he looks to defend his title at Miami's 2014 Sony Open. It was going to be a difficult task anyway, but the Scotsman might have to look at a new approach to his career...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 2,274 reads 30 comments

  19. Federer vs. Nadal Rivalry Hits 10-Year Anniversary at Miami Sony Open Tennis

    Ten years have now passed since the Roger Federer -Rafael Nadal rivalry tossed up its first tennis ball at the Miami 2004 NASDAQ-100 Open. It was a beginning that nobody could have foreseen...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 13,580 reads 153 comments

  20. Novak Djokovic, Flavia Pennetta and the Winners and Losers at Indian Wells 2014

    Indian Wells tennis was spectacular once again, this time showcasing a heavyweight bout between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 9,516 reads 113 comments

  21. Indian Wells 2014: Big Servers Outgun Top ATP Seeds to Reach Final Rounds

    Indian Wells tennis has seen its share of ATP top seeds burst into flames. The desert's hard-court surface can be as fickle as the blustery winds, playing slow and unpredictable. Or conditions may be calm in the thin air, perfect for playing low slice..

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 4,812 reads 50 comments

  22. 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 20,045 reads 95 comments

  23. 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 2,895 reads 9 comments

  24. 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 4,463 reads 9 comments

  25. 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 3,957 reads 32 comments