1. Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and Other Big Stories at the US Open 2011 Day 8

    I know, it's been a long and tough year already. Much exciting tennis has been expected, come and passed. The beauty of this sport is, though, that much more lies ahead...

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  2. Novak Djokovic: Is He Really the Hard-and-Fast US Open 2011 Favorite?

    A sport, and the world in general, is run on a simple principle. It is that of contrasts, of oppositions, of primal conflict—violent or nay. Tennis predictions run on much the same principle...

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  3. US Open 2011 Day 1: 10 Matches To Watch Out For

    Incredibly, the US Open is, for yet another year, about to begin. Here commences the culmination of the long and exciting North American hard court season, in a grand slam held at the greatest of cities, New York...

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  4. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Will the US Open 2011 Be a Watershed Moment?

    The tennis world is constantly in change; the world is constantly in change. But greatness and grace lasts for longer, and perhaps for all time...

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  5. Cincinnati Masters: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray Face Tough Challenges

    The names of the Top Four have been familiar and well-recited at just about every tournament this year, and Cincinnati has been no different so far...

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  6. Roger Federer: 5 Reasons the Swiss Master Is Sliding Heading Into US Open

    It would take but a brief foray into the YouTube clips of Roger Federer ’s matches over the last few years to perceive the stark realities of his tennis and the state of the game at the highest level...

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  7. Roger Federer: Can He Lift the Trophy at the Canadian Open Yet Again?

    It has been a fascinating few days at the Montreal Masters already, and for good reason. The defending champion, Andy Murray , bowed out on day 1, while the world No. 1, Rafael Nadal , was stunned by Ivan Dodig just yesterday...

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  8. Novak Djokovic Faces Nikolay Davydenko at Montreal: Is an Upset in the Making?

    The thunderous fall of Andy Murray, the two time defending champion at the Montreal Masters, yesterday has set an interesting precedent...

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  9. Men's Tennis: Top 5 Players To Watch out for at US Open

    We are here again. One year later, the tennis scene is changed, and how different, indeed, it looks now. We have a new Australian Open and Wimbledon champion, and, from it, a new No...

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  10. Federer, Sampras and the 7 Players Who Have Won the Wimbledon-US Open Double

    It is so easy to talk about the Roland Garros- Wimbledon double—that elusive cross-Channel double slam achievement, all the more remarkable for being both held within a month...

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  11. Top 10 US Open Moments of the 2000s

    As we take a step into our US Open series for 2011, with such warmups as Los Angeles’ Farmer’s Classic underway, it might be worthwhile pondering what we might expect...

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  12. Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and the Top 10 Players Heading into the US Open Series

    The US Open 2011 looms ahead, and in barely a month we will be deep in prognostication as the final grand slam of the year comes upon us...

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  13. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic: Where Does Men's Tennis Stand?

    We stand at the summit of greatness. What 10 (if not 50) years of evolution and progress have brought to the face of tennis, this 21st-century, 2011 audience witnesses the fruits...

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  14. Robin Soderling, Juan Carlos Ferrero Light Up Last 2011 Clay Court Tournaments

    It is often said that a storm needs some building to become one, but it is also true that the past merges ever with the present. At Bastad and Stuttgart, tennis was treated to a bit of the simpler, older days...

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  15. Serena and Venus: What's Next for the Williams Sisters?

    One of the larger questions that have come out of this year’s Wimbledon championships must have been that over the Williams sisters...

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  16. Novak Djokovic: 10 Bold Predictions for Him in Wake of His Win at Wimbledon

    The Serb has done it all this year, and in winning Wimbledon , done just about everything a tennis player would like to. We have a new No. 1 at the helm of men’s tennis—of that there is no doubt...

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  17. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic: A Trivalry in Men's Tennis

    Wimbledon 2011 has stunned us. Novak Djokovic entered it, two weeks ago, something of a third-way favourite for the title, behind obvious champion candidates Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ...

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  18. Wimbledon 2011: Top 20 Matches in All England Club History

    Wimbledon lies at the heart of tennis, and it is a heart, surely, most lively. The most fascinating clashes have occurred here, and not without reason—history has more often than not been on the line...

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  19. Wimbledon 2011 Results: 10 Most Impressive Performances at Championships so Far

    We’ve had nearly a whole fortnight of riveting tennis at the All-England Club, and there have been the typical winners and typical losers at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships...

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  20. Roger Federer: Will Wimbledon 2011 Define His Career?

    It seems almost worse than a cliché—such are the heights that debate and re-debate over Roger Federer have attained that almost any article about him, and his chances at Wimbledon 2011, would seem a mere copy of the last...

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  21. Wimbledon 2011: Power Ranking Women's Round of 16 Contenders

    Its the fourth round now at Wimbledon 2011, and a moment for the real stars of this year to shine. There have been surprises, but at the same time the top ladies have made their way to where they should be...

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  22. Wimbledon 2011: Best Players Who Have Never Won at the All England Club

    There’s little need to emphasise the point, especially in a sport like tennis: there are winners, but also the losers. Sometimes, the losers have come up second best one too many times for their names to fade into obscurity...

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  23. Rafael Nadal: 10 Reasons He Can Repeat His 2010 Title at Wimbledon

    He was the champion in 2010 and had won two years before that, too, in one of the greatest finals ever played. At Wimbledon, it is fair to say that Rafael Nadal has staked his claim to being this generation’s closest emulator of Bjorn Borg...

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  24. Wimbledon Tennis 2011 Schedule: 10 Key Storylines to Watch Monday

    It's Day 1 today at Wimbledon – the grass is fresh, the players are fresh, the tournament is fresh. Who will 2011 see crowned as the lord and lady of SW19? It all begins now...

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  25. Why Roger Federer Deserves to Win at Wimbledon

    We are at the threshold of yet another tournament at the All-England Club. It's that time of the year again, a fortnight-long ritual history lesson on hallowed turf— the hallowed turf, for most people...

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