1. How the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal Rivalry at Wimbledon Shaped Their Careers

    Five years have passed since Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reached the peak of their Wimbledon rivalry. They met three consecutive years in the finals, 2006-08, fascinating the sports world with an epic trilogy that would immortalize their careers..

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 7,734 reads 54 comments

  2. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Tennis Players After the 2013 French Open

    French Open 2013 was an exciting and often unpredictable tournament outside of Rafael Nadal 's usual trophy ceremony. It featured an epic clash of champions with Nadal vs...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 30,716 reads 86 comments

  3. Where Rafael Nadal Fits in the Greatest of All Time Debate

    Rafael Nadal ’s 2013 French Open title win against David Ferrer was forged in the crucible of an epic semifinal victory against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 24,944 reads 216 comments

  4. French Open 2013 Men's Semifinal: Nadal vs. Djokovic Preview and Prediction

    Rafael Nadal has mounted a furious four-month comeback to win the 2013 French Open title. He wants nothing more than to bite the Musketeers Cup for an eighth time. But he first needs to conquer his fiercest rival and the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 23,769 reads 152 comments

  5. French Open 2013: Novak Djokovic in Shadows of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer

    It’s not that tennis fans are unaware that Novak Djokovic can make history by winning the French Open. After all, the world's No. 1 has dominated tennis for two years now...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 6,980 reads 113 comments

  6. Lebron James' Miami Heat Play Beautiful Basketball in Game 3 vs. Pacers

    This was the epic Miami Heat that showed up to overwhelm the Indiana Pacers 114-96 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. It was a statement victory with all the splendor of a team built around its superstar, Lebron James...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 4,170 reads 2 comments

  7. French Open 2013: About That Roger Federer Backhand Versus Rafael Nadal

    Roger Federer ’s latest struggle against Rafael Nadal in the Italian Open finals was a microcosm of eight frustrating years of French Open futility against his Spanish nemesis...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 12,689 reads 118 comments

  8. Rafael Nadal: A Look Back at His 2009 French Open Loss to Robin Soderling

    Rafael Nadal has been historically dominant at the French Open with seven titles in eight years and a legendary 52-1 record. It’s as close to tennis perfection as has ever been seen at one Grand Slam venue...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 10,343 reads 39 comments

  9. Rafael Nadal: Is This the Greatest Clay-Court Legacy There Will Ever Be?

    Rafael Nadal ’s eighth title at the 2013 Barcelona Open may have been the most predictable result in tennis history...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 2,067 reads 133 comments

  10. Grigor Dimitrov's Monte Carlo Clash with Rafael Nadal May Foreshadow Greatness

    Grigor Dimitrov is not yet a household name to those who do not follow the ATP tour, but the 21-year-old Bulgarian tennis pro may have foreshadowed greatness with a standout performance at the Monte Carlo Masters against mighty Rafael Nadal ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 400 reads 138 comments

  11. Novak Djokovic Ankle Injury Impacts Rafael Nadal and Monte-Carlo Masters Draw

    Novak Djokovic ’s injured ankle has turned into the hottest tennis story of the Monte-Carlo Masters draw this weekend. Even the subject of Rafael Nadal ’s knees has been put on ice...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 year ago 20,174 reads 130 comments

  12. Rafael Nadal's Presence on Clay Courts Has Already Intimidated Andy Murray

    It’s not that Andy Murray can’t win on clay, but he will need to do better than concede any kind of mental advantage to Rafael Nadal ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 15,845 reads 127 comments

  13. Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and 16 Greatest French Open Champions in One Draw

    While Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer saw the birth of their rivalry on French Open red clay, t ennis fans often wonder how they would match up against other clay-court champions of the past...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 54,075 reads 208 comments

  14. David Ferrer vs. Tommy Haas May Preview Trouble for Rafael Nadal's French Open

    Tommy Haas is momentarily the top story in tennis on the heels of Rafael Nadal ’s comeback in winning the Indian Wells title...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 16,011 reads 127 comments

  15. Tommy Haas vs. Novak Djokovic Is Inspiring Story from Roger Federer's Generation

    Tommy Haas dismantled young, talented Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-2, to advance to the fourth round of the Sony Ericsson Open, where he will take on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic ...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 16,818 reads 241 comments

  16. Andy Murray Smashes Potential Star Bernard Tomic at Miami's Sony Open

    Andy Murray showed the difference between champion and potential as he schooled 20-year-old Bernard Tomic 6-3, 6-1, in just short of one hour...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 2,501 reads 77 comments

  17. Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic Tennis Rivalry Poised for Greater Battles

    Maybe Rafael Nadal is no longer finished as a Grand Slam champion off the French Open’s red clay. Following his Indian Wells title , Nadal did more than prove his competitive viability on hard courts...

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  18. Indian Wells 2013: Tomas Berdych Needs Mental Strength to Beat Rafael Nadal

    While most of the attention has followed Rafael Nadal ’s march to the semifinals at Indian Wells, Tomas Berdych has punched another ticket to a big match. We’ve seen this movie before...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,030 reads 66 comments

  19. Indian Wells: Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal Quarterfinal Is New Chapter in Rivalry

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their rivalry in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals at Indian Wells. Don’t think this match doesn ’t matter...

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  20. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Top 25 Men's Tennis Legacies as Epitaphs

    Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are the most recent legends to men’s tennis in the Open era. The following feature is a ranking of the top 25 legacies in the Open era...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 5,434 reads 46 comments

  21. Rafael Nadal: Will Talent Return Him to Multi-Surface Slams and No. 1 Ranking?

    Rafael Nadal ’s 7-6, 6-2 win over Ryan Harrison at Indian Wells may have been more than a successful return to hard courts. It’s a window into his ambitions to return to full strength on the ATP tour and recapture his No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 7,384 reads 223 comments

  22. Roger Federer: Tennis Fans Appreciate His Artistry as Much as His Winning

    Roger Federer can still win Grand Slam titles. He is the No. 2 player in the world, the Wimbledon champion and has been a near lock for the semifinals the past decade...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 8,853 reads 123 comments

  23. Federer vs. Nadal and Top Tennis Rivalries Will Have Fewer Future Clashes

    Roger Federer will be defending his title at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships while Rafael Nadal is sliding across clay in Acapulco, Mexico. Andy Murray will be sitting out until Indian Wells...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 5,652 reads 52 comments

  24. Novak Djokovic's Early Blueprint for Victory at 2013 French Open

    Novak Djokovic ’s quest to win the 2013 French Open has already begun. While Paris’ towering Grand Slam title cannot be won in February, the world ATP No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 8,991 reads 201 comments

  25. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Top 20 Grand Slam Upset Champions

    It's usually not surprising when Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic win Grand Slam titles. Talent and hard work can seem routine. Some memorable Grand Slam titles were unexpected...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 33,008 reads 44 comments