Roger Federer Faces Golden Opportunity at U.S. Open

With defending champion Rafael Nadal announcing Monday that he was withdrawing from the 2014 U.S. Open due to a wrist injury, Roger Federer now appears to have his best shot at winning a Grand Slam title since his Wimbledon triumph in 2012.

25 Years Ago Michael Chang Ushered in a Golden Age of American Men’s Tennis at the French Open

Twenty-five years ago a 17-year-old named Michael Chang won the French Open and changed tennis forever.

The top 5 current dynasties in sports

After seeing the 38-17 dismantling of LSU on Saturday, Alabama remains the undisputed top team in college football. The Crimson Tide have carried over their form from game to game and year to year for a good while now.

Is Federer making last stand at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals?

The great one, Roger Federer, may be making his last appearance in the ATP World Tour Finals. The end of the year round-robin event is by invitation only to the best top eight players of the year.

Sabine Lisicki upsets Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Serena Williams is the top women’s tennis player in the world and she appeared poised to cruise to another Wimbledon crown this year. But on Monday she was ousted in the Round of 16 in one of the biggest upsets in recent tennis history, as 23-year-old German Sabine Lisicki knocked off Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.

What Dr. Seaver from Growing Pains taught me about Serena Williams

Growing Pains can teach you a lot. It taught me how to feel about Serena Williams.

Rafael Nadal stunned in first round at Wimbledon

After winning the French Open just 15 days ago, Rafael Nadal was bounced from Wimbledon in the first round. It was the first time in his career that Nadal has lost in the opening round of a Grand Slam tournament.

Rafael Nadal drops in rankings after winning 2013 French Open

Rafael Nadal had little trouble dispatching fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in yesterday’s French Open final. After surviving a five-set classic Friday against top-ranked Novak Djokovic, Nadal beat Ferrer in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. Then he dropped in the rankings.

2013 French Open preview and TV information

Summer is nearly upon us, which means it’s time to turn our attention to the red clay of Paris and the second major of the 2013 tennis season. The 2013 French Open begins on Sunday, and Rafael Nadal will be there to defend his title. A knee injury kept Nadal out of the last two […]

A Fish Tale: The Secret Behind The Rise Of Mardy Fish, America’s Top Ranked Tennis Player

Who doesn’t love a good comeback story? This one has all the classic elements. An aging underdog sidelined with a devastating injury works hard to achieve personal and professional goals and to the surprise of almost everyone comes back better and stronger than ever. This is the very true tale of Mardy Fish, the No. 1 ranked U.S. Tennis player.

Novak Djokovic Is The Most Dominant Athlete In The World

On Sunday, World #1 Novak Djokovic outlasted world #2 Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open in the longest Grand Slam final in history. The win gave Djokovic his third consecutive slam and fourth in five tries, making him the most dominant athlete in the world right now.

Trinity’s 252 Consecutive Squash Victories and 7 Other Insane, Underrated Sports Winning Streaks

Trinity’s 252 straight victories, recently snapped by a loss to Yale, is the longest winning streak in intercollegiate sports history. Josh Tinley celebrates Trinity and seven other insane, underrated feats of sport streakness.

The Fall of Once-Hailed American Tennis Player Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick, once a player expected to finally shed the label of “one-hit wonder,” has become pretty much an afterthought and a non-threat to the upper echelon of the tennis world. But how did this happen all within two years?

Before crowning Roger Federer or Rafel Nadal the GOAT, remember the greatness of Jimmy Connors

The tennis GOAT conversation doesn’t start and end with Federer and Nadal. It’s quite possible that the best tennis player ever isn’t from Switzerland or Spain, but from Illinois, right across the river from St. Louis. That’s where James Scott Connors was born in 1952.

Random Funny Video: Background bar bystander disrupts reporter’s report from Andy Murray’s hometown

This video is from a live report done at a bar in Andy Murray’s hometown on Dunblane after his recent loss in the finals of the Australian Open. That may sound relatively tame and boring, but trust me when I tell you it’s not.