1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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 7,230 reads 77 comments

  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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...

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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...

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  15. Federer's Racket, WTA and Uncle Toni Nadal Top This Week's Winners and Losers

    It's now been two weeks since Andy Murray captured Wimbledon. Typically, late July is a time to rest and reset...

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  16. Roger Federer: Gstaad Next Stop on Rocky Road to 2013 US Open

    Roger Federer ’s semifinal loss at Hamburg’s German Tennis Championships was merely one step of refinement on his way to the 2013 U.S. Open...

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  17. Novak Djokovic Can Regain His 2011 Aura by Winning the US Open

    Novak Djokovic is the No. 1 ranked ATP player, but has been unable to create a resurgence of his epic 2011 season. He has battled fatigue, injuries and galvanized opponents, but has fallen short of his Grand Slam goals...

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  18. Maria Sharapova Looks for WTA No. 1 Ranking with Coach Jimmy Connors

    Maria Sharapova and Jimmy Connors will be joining forces. That’s a lot of star power and high octane adrenaline...

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  19. Why 2013 US Open Will Deliver a Dramatic Finish to This Year's Grand Slams

    The 2013 U.S. Open is the final stop on tennis' Grand Slam tour and a raucous venue for high drama. New York in deep summer is heat, noise and taxi cabs. It is streets, skyscrapers and boundless energy where only the strong survive...

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  20. What Are the Chances Rafael Nadal Will Bounce Back at the 2013 US Open?

    Rafael Nadal ’s first-round loss at Wimbledon wasn ’t overly surprising, but it quashed much of the tournament's anticipation...

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  21. Top 10 Most Memorable Moments in Men's Tennis from the 2013 Season So Far

    Men's tennis in 2013 has already been characterized by several spectacular memories. If 2012 was a year of championship parity, this year has thus far proved to be a mixed bag of upstart challenges and more competitive parity at the top...

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  22. Blueprint for Andy Murray to Become One of the Current Era's Greatest Stars

    Andy Murray is no doubt enjoying his Wimbledon victory, but the instant the sparkle in the champagne turns flat it will be time to go back to work...

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  23. Is Andy Murray vs. Novak Djokovic the Next Great Men's Tennis Rivalry?

    Andy Murray ’s Wimbledon victory over Novak Djokovic was more than a landmark victory for the pride of Great Britain. While the victory could be termed a mild upset over the World No...

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  24. Wimbledon 2013: Final Report Card for the Top Stars at All England Club

    Wimbledon 2013 is now in the history books. Early upsets and injuries dominated the headlines in the first week, but it followed with a handful of excellent matches in men's tennis...

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  25. Andy Murray's Timeline to Becoming the 2013 Wimbledon Men's Champion

    Andy Murray is finally a Wimbledon champion. He has captured the most prestigious trophy in all of tennis and the admiration from the sports world...

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