The US Open Commands Top Dollar On Secondary Market

Tennis action at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York is taking center stage as summer comes to a close, while the game’s top players all come out to compete for the U.S. Open Championship. Simply put, two players have undoubtedly dominated this season — Novak Djokovic on the men’s side and Serena Williams […]


Seeds of discontent and the search for identity in tennis

A few weeks ago, the global tennis community left Canada dazed and exhausted after a ridiculously absurd yet entertaining week crammed with surprises and plot twists. One of the basic themes of that week, however — lurking beneath headline-grabbing events from the likes of Nick Kyrgios, Belinda Bencic, and Andy Murray — was that the […]

Novak Djokovic is still looking for a first French Open title, and he's also searching for a second Wimbledon after losing to Andy Murray last year. The losses in major finals have piled up for Djokovic since June of 2012. It's time for the Serbian superstar to make a stand and show a level of resilience that was missing in the 2012 Wimbledon semifinals against Federer.

U.S. Open: Andy Murray has a lot to prove in New York

If Novak Djokovic fails to win the 2015 U.S. Open, he still has two majors in the bag this year; more Masters 1000 titles than anyone else; and the year-end No. 1 ranking. He successfully defended a major title outside Australia for the first time in his career. He is, by any measure, the best […]


U.S. Open Schedule: Super Saturday is now fully buried, as tennis moves past the 1980s

The Super Saturday format used at the United States Open tennis championships was officially retired in 2013. That year’s tournament marked the end of the United States Tennis Association’s decision (in partnership with CBS television) to put two men’s semifinals and the women’s final on the same order of play. Yet, in reality, the possibilities […]


U.S. Open Men’s Draw Analysis

The U.S. Open men’s draw is out. Here’s your bracket sheet. * See the cover image above? That’s the new look this year for Arthur Ashe Stadium. The roof which will cover the court in future years is not in place, but the outer portion of the structure has been erected. This points to the […]

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U.S. Open Women’s Draw Analysis

The U.S. Open women’s draw is out. Here is the bracket for the year’s final major. We all know who the main story is in Flushing Meadows, New York: Serena Jameka Williams, whose initials — “SJW” — could just as easily refer to the reality of life on the WTA Tour: Serena Just Wins. It […]

Tennis Returns To North Carolina For The Winston-Salem Open

The Association of Tennis Professionals returns to Winston-Salem, North Carolina for the Winston-Salem Open at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. While some of the biggest names in tennis won’t be in attendance, the event is certainly not void of premier up-and-coming talent or potential major surprises. That’s exactly why fans would be wise to consider […]

Aug 23, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Serena Williams (USA) holds the Rookwood Cup after defeating Simona Halep (not pictured) in the finals during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at the Linder Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Federer and Serena Win Cincinnati, But There’s More To The Stories

Before telling you about tennis over the past few weeks in North America, take just two minutes to appreciate the site of Roger Federer’s and Serena Williams’s victories on Sunday afternoon. * Cincinnati, for the international readers in the crowd, is an American sports city starving for a professional sports success story. The Reds are […]

Citi Open Tennis Tournament Nears Quarterfinal Rounds in Washington DC

As the tennis season waits for the fourth and final Major championship in Queens, New York, big-time players from the ATP Tour have been playing in our nation’s capital at the Citi Open, benefiting the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation. The field for the Citi Open certainly doesn’t lack star power, as Andy Murray, Kei […]

ATP Tour Touches Down For BB&T Atlanta Open; Features Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish

Although the common tennis fan eagerly wait between major championships, the ATP World Tour consistently brings together top quality players to compete across the world. At last week’s ATP World Tour event in Newport, Rhode Island, Rajeev Ram earned a three-set victory over Ivo Karlovic at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The next ATP […]