1. Final 2013 Grades for the ATP Top 20

    The 2013 ATP season ended as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic battled for the No. 1 ranking and Grand Slam supremacy...

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  2. Boston Celtics Finding Tougher Odds to Land Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker

    It will not be easy for the Boston Celtics to cash in the winning ticket for the Andrew Wiggins— Jabari Parker sweepstakes. Even 14 games into the NBA regular season, the Celtics have shown signs of fight...

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  3. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal G.O.A.T. Talk Unfairly Dismisses Pete Sampras

    Since Roger Federer 's assault on the record books over the last decade, tennis fans have become well-versed in discussing the idea of a G.O.A.T.—acronym for Greatest of All Time...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 12,144 reads 169 comments

  4. Roger Federer's 'Negative Spiral' Is Ongoing Battle for All Tennis Superstars

    Roger Federer recently admitted that he tried to do too much in returning to the ATP tour last spring, following a debilitating back injury. He summed up his hasty and unsuccessful attempts to get in shape through comments in foxsports...

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  5. Rafael Nadal's Top 10 Matches of 2013

    Rafael Nadal's storybook year has seen him come back from a career-threatening injury to reclaim the No. 1 ranking. For Nadal, 2013 will rank alongside 2008 and 2010 as one of his epic years...

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  6. Roger Federer: Sampras and Laver Believe He Will Win Grand Slam No. 18

    Discussions about Roger Federer and his future continue to heat up as the Swiss star looks for new direction. The separation of Federer and former coach Paul Annacone has suddenly brought in perspectives from former tennis legends and other media...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 12,929 reads 139 comments

  7. Does Roger Federer Need a New Coach After Parting with Paul Annacone?

    Roger Federer and Paul Annacone ended a three-year relationship that saw the Swiss champion claim the 2012 Wimbledon title and 17 weeks with the No. 1 ranking...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 10,848 reads 94 comments

  8. Has Golden Era of Men's Tennis Ended with Nadal and Djokovic Battles?

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic stand alone in men's tennis. While the two superstars vie for the No. 1 ranking, the rest of the ATP has faded from relevant contention...

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  9. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Speak Several Ways About the No. 1 Ranking

    Is Rafael Nadal ’s return to No. 1 more important than the cautious rhetoric that seems to come up as often as another one of his break point opportunities? “I don't know what I need to do to become No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about over 1 year ago 11,003 reads 56 comments

  10. Rafael Nadal vs. Andre Agassi Was a Transition of Tennis Generations

    Rafael Nadal’s recent episode of hard-court dominance culminated in winning the 2013 U.S. Open. Tennis fans know that the seeds to this success took root in 2005 during a summer ...

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  11. When Will Rafael Nadal's Reign at No. 1 Start and How Long Will It Last?

    Rafael Nadal is ready to take the ATP World No. 1 ranking at the China Open in Beijing on October 7. Currently, Nadal (10,860) trails Novak Djokovic (11,120) by 260 points ...

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  12. How Novak Djokovic Can Follow Rafael Nadal's Blueprint and Dominate in 2014

    Novak Djokovic may have lost the 2013 U.S. Open to Rafael Nadal , but he doesn’t have to accept it. He knows he had his opportunities to win but let them flutter away in the wind while his scowling rival refused to lose...

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  13. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Tennis Players After U.S. Open 2013

    Rafael Nadal may have won the 2013 U.S. Open title, but Novak Djokovic is still the No. 1 ranked player in the world. The final showed some of their best tennis, and that both players are far ahead of the rest of the ATP tour...

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  14. Serena Williams' US Open Title the Exclamation Point for Dominant 2013

    Serena Williams ’ 2013 U.S. Open title over Victoria Azarenka left no doubt to tennis fans that she is the most dominant player in the WTA ...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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 8,736 reads 30 comments

  17. 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...

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  18. 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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  19. 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...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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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  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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