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Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Winners and Losers to Begin the Asian Tennis Swing

Leave it up to Rafael Nadal to be the biggest tennis story of the Asian tennis swing, even if he is only talking about playing. Make no mistake about it, his return is a huge win for his sport and for fans looking in on the final burst of the tennis year. There were other championship winners including Andy Muray, Kei Nishikori and Petra Kvitova. Show More Summary

Japan Open Tennis Championships 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

The Asia swing is always a fascinating section of the tennis calendar, and after the conclusion of both the Shenzhen and Malaysian Opens, attention will turn to Japan for the next instalment. And with a host of elite names set to take...Show More Summary

Mixed Outlook for Andy Murray After Shenzhen Title Win

It’s certainly been a gruelling 15 months for Andy Murray since he was on top of the world at Wimbledon in 2013. After back surgery cut last season short, he has struggled immensely—both mentally and physically—to get anywhere near the kind of tennis he was producing to win his second Grand Slam title at SW19. Show More Summary

Tennis Players Most Likely to Have Breakout Seasons in 2015

It's never too late to have a breakout season in sport. Youth is not a prerequisite for forcing through barriers, mental or physical. There is reason for a number of up-and-coming prodigies and seasoned campaigners to feel that the 2015...Show More Summary

How Disastrous 2014 Wuhan Open Will Affect the WTA

The 2014 Wuhan Open was supposed to be the sort of coming-out party for the WTA 's revved-up Asian swing of the tour. Instead, the tournament got off to a disastrous start. In its first year, this tournament offered $2,440,070 in prize money as a premier-level event. Show More Summary

Andy Murray Declares Davis Cup Future Amid Scottish Independence Tweet Abuse

Updates from Tuesday, Sept. 22 Andy Murray has confessed he regrets the manner in which he tweeted his support for Scottish independence ahead of the recent referendum. Murray attracted a catalogue of Twitter abuse for his comments,Show More Summary

Roger Federer's Fans in India Oblige Photoshop Request with Hilarious Tweets

Roger Federer took a quick trip to India recently, but unlike the fashion in which he excels on the tennis court, he couldn't get to all the places he wanted. Thus, "King Roger" enlisted the help of local fans to bolster his odysseyShow More Summary

Airplane Passenger Reads About Maria Sharapova, Unaware She Is Right Behind Him

If this airplane passenger wanted to know the latest on Maria Sharapova, he could have just turned around and talked to her himself. Of course, he probably wasn't expecting one of the best tennis players in the world to be sitting in the same section as him. The bizarre coincidence brought a smile to Sharapova's face. Show More Summary

Ranking the US Open's 5 Best Men's Singles Finals Since 1978

Marin Cilic's victory at the 2014 U.S. Open—the first tournament since 2005 that saw none of the Big Four compete in a Grand Slam final — served as a timely reminder that tennis comes in cycles. Cilic's victory over Kei Nishikori was fairly simple in the end; his win over Novak Djokovic was a much better match. Show More Summary

Caroline Wozniacki Forgot Her $1.45 Million Check at US Open

Caroline Wozniacki revived her career this season, with the highlight being a runner-up performance to Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, her first Grand Slam final appearance since 2009. The placement offers a variety of perks, including financial gains in the form of a $1.45 million check, which she proceeded to leave behind at Flushing Meadows. Show More Summary

Serena Williams Illness: Updates on Tennis Star's Status and Recovery

For the second time in less than three months, Serena Williams hasn't looked right on the tennis court. The world's top-ranked player was forced to withdraw from the Wuhan Open near the end of her first set against Alize Cornet withShow More Summary

Shenzhen Open Tennis 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

The Asia swing is one of the most fascinating facets of the tennis calendar, and this year we’ve got a brand spanking new tournament to savour as the inaugural Shenzhen Open gets underway. The competition will be hosted at the state-of-the-art...Show More Summary

What Will Kei Nishikori's Ascent to Stardom Do for Tennis in Asia?

Who knew that Kei Nishikori’s quarterfinal appearance at the 2014 Australian Open was the building block for his rise into the Top 10 rankings. His tennis skill had often been overlooked, but then he battled World No. 1 Rafael NadalShow More Summary

The Most Incredible Stats from Tennis' Top Male Stars in 2014

Within the bubble of sport, statistics are simultaneously pored over and rejected. While they don't tell the whole story, what they can provide is a solid indication of strengths and weaknesses. As the tennis season reaches its climax,...Show More Summary

Malaysian Open Tennis 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

Kei Nishikori will be the star attraction at the 2014 Malaysian Open, as the Japanese world No. 8 looks to put his U.S. Open final heartache behind him with a strong showing in Kuala Lumpur. Doing so will help him to cement his qualification...Show More Summary

The Race for the ATP World Tour Finals Heats Up: Previewing the 'Asian Swing'

As the focus of men’s tennis is shifting from one city of skyscrapers to many more, in some of the world’s most populous places in Asia, the battle to reach the World Tour Finals at London’s O2 Arena in November is going to get increasingly...Show More Summary

Andy Murray's Brave Public Stance About Scottish Secession a Rarity in Tennis

Andy Murray's stance on Scottish independence may have cost him a few British fans. However, he probably gained some who respect him for having a backbone. On the eve of a historic vote on whether to secede from the United Kingdom, Murray...Show More Summary

Andy Murray Declares Davis Cup Future Amid Scottish Independence Tweet Abuse

Andy Murray has confirmed he will continue to represent Great Britain in the Davis Cup, despite tweeting his support for the Yes campaign during Thursday's Scottish independence vote. The Glasgow-born tennis star confirmed prior to news...Show More Summary

What a 2014 Davis Cup Title for the Swiss Would Mean to Roger Federer

Roger Federer has 17 Grand Slams and 80 career ATP titles. Yet there is one title that has eluded him his entire career. When Switzerland takes on France in the 2014 Davis Cup final in November, Federer has a chance to achieve a first...Show More Summary

Li Na Announces Retirement from Professional Tennis: Latest Comments, Reaction

Citing the continued erosion of her ailing knees, two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announced her retirement from professional tennis in a lengthy statement released on her official Facebook page. "Representing China on the tennis court was an extraordinary privilege and a true honor," Li wrote. Show More Summary

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