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Roger Federer Will Surpass Slumping Rafael Nadal for World No. 2 in Shanghai

No. 3 Roger Federer is poised for a boost in his world ranking as he prepares for the impending Shanghai Rolex Masters. With Novak Djokovic locked into the No. 1 seed, only 285 points separate Federer from No. 2 Rafael Nadal, according...Show More Summary

Tennis Players Most Likely to Win Their 1st Grand Slam Title in 2015

In tennis 2014 has been all about potential change at the top of the game. The stranglehold of the Big Four on the ATP World Tour continues to be threatened by other players in the top 20 who sense a way through. Novak Djokovic, Rafael...Show More Summary

Shanghai Rolex Masters 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

The 2014 Shanghai Rolex Masters will be the second-to-last ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament on the schedule before the Finals in London, and with the Race To London really heating up, the Qizhong stadium is set to play witnessShow More Summary

Will Laura Robson, Heather Watson Take the Next Step in Their Careers in 2015?

Heather Watson suffered a fourth successive first-round tournament exit at the hands of 34-year-old Venus Williams at the China Open last Sunday. Laura Robson, meanwhile, has not played since January due to a wrist injury. This — along...Show More Summary

What's at Stake for Men's Tennis Superstars at Shanghai Rolex Masters?

The Shanghai Rolex Masters is the peak of the Asian tennis swing, and there is plenty at stake for the top superstars on the men’s tour. It is the penultimate Masters 1000 tournament of the year, and it will be instrumental in filling...Show More Summary

Novak Djokovic's Late-Season Form Will Lead to 4th World Tour Finals Trophy

Novak Djokovic played arguably the greatest final of his phenomenal career at the China Open on Sunday, beating Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2, and his excellent late-season form will lead him to a third consecutive and fourth overall ATP World Tour Finals win in London. The Joker's domination on Sunday was absolute. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Candidates for 2014 ATP Player of the Year

The curtain is preparing to drop on the 2014 ATP season. The encore is just around the corner in the shape of the ATP World Tour Finals. This means there is still an opportunity to come to the fore and steal the show and in the process...Show More Summary

What Andy Murray Must Improve to Contend with Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray's campaign to reach the ATP Tour Finals at the O2 Arena has taken a major step forward over the past fortnight, with the Scot sealing success at the Shenzhen Open before this week bowing out in the semifinals of the China Open in Beijing. Murray overcame U.S. Show More Summary

Novak Djokovic vs. Tomas Berdych: Score and Recap from 2014 China Open

If you're someone who only checks in on tennis during the Grand Slam season, you may be wondering how Novak Djokovic has handled the remainder of 2014 since his U.S. Open loss. Well, it turns out he's still quite dominant. Djokovic asserted...Show More Summary

Novak Djokovic's Winning Streak in China Will Lead to Another Title in Beijing

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has simply been unstoppable at the China Open this year. Through four rounds, the Serb has defeated his opponents in methodical fashion, winning in consecutive sets each time. These victories included high-quality...Show More Summary

Is Rafael Nadal in Danger of Being Labeled a Whiner?

Rafael Nadal, the tennis king of idiosyncrasies, might be adding another ritual to his routine: whining. In case you haven't heard, Nadal hated the tennis balls used at the China Open in Beijing. He thinks those things are freak'n dangerous. He told the Associated Press (via Tennis.com), " This week we are playing with one ball. Show More Summary

Serena Williams Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Knee and Return

Samantha Stosur breathed a sigh of relief early Friday morning after Serena Williams withdrew from the quarterfinals of the China Open. According to TennisTV, the U.S. Open champion suffered a left knee injury: Williams advanced to the...Show More Summary

China Open 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

Novak Djokovic will be looking to preserve his undefeated streak in Beijing as he defends his men's title at the China Open. The world No. 1 will be looking to triumph in this competition for the fifth time; he’s not lost in the tournament...Show More Summary

Is the WTA Facing a Crisis Due to Lack of Young Superstars?

As the sun begins to set on the WTA 's 2014 season, a potential crisis looms on the horizon. The young up-and-coming women's tennis players are rising too slow. This could leave the WTA with a shortage of superstars. Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are the two biggest names in women's tennis. Show More Summary

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

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