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2015 Preview: ATP No. 9, Marin Cilic

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Cilic became a Grand Slam champion at the 2014 US Open, ending half a decade’s worth of speculation about whether he would ever fulfill his obvious talent. He proved his backers right, thanks in no small degree to an ironic career plot twist. Show More Summary

2015 Preview: ATP No. 10, David Ferrer

Here we are, once again, with a familiar question hanging over Ferrer’s head: Can he win a major to cap a career based on unrelenting effort but, alas, a tendency to come up short when all the chips are on the table? Something similar...Show More Summary

Top Feel-Good Storylines from Tennis in 2014

Wozniacki Back on the Warpath Wasn ’t it great to have Caroline Wozniacki back at the top of her game? Nicknamed “Sunshine” on tour because of her propensity to smile (and what a lovely smile it is), the former world No. 1 had looked a shadow of her former self, falling to No. Show More Summary

2015 Preview: ATP No. 11, Grigor Dimitrov

Pundits and fans have been waiting a long time for Dimitrov to fulfill his prodigious promise. Their satisfaction was deferred until 2014, when Dimitrov rose as high as No. 8 and made us believe he could go even higher. Dimitrov showed...Show More Summary

Tennis Players Facing a Turning Point in Their Careers

Tennis players firing and hiring coaches is as traditional during November and December as turkey and stuffing. It's usually a sign that a player wants to shake things up. It means a player has reached an impasse physically, strategically or psychologically. Show More Summary

5 Things Rafael Nadal Must Accomplish to Have a Successful 2015 Season

Rafael Nadal’s career is at a tipping point. His reign at the top of the game is more tenuous than ever as injuries and other rising stars carve away at his aura. A ninth French Open crown served as the highlight to Nadal’s otherwise disappointing 2014. Show More Summary

New Year's Resolutions for the Top Stars in Women's Tennis

While most people pledge to start running or to cut out one of life's guilty pleasures, tennis' top women will be setting themselves the type of New Year's resolutions that only the game's best can aspire to achieve. Eugenie Bouchard's...Show More Summary

2015 Preview: ATP No. 12, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Over the years, this spectacularly gifted Frenchman has kept his ardent fans on tenterhooks, wondering if he will finally win the Grand Slam title that has continued to elude him since losing the 2008 Australian Open final. The sands...Show More Summary

Andy Murray's Legacy and Career at a Crossroads Heading into 2015

Andy Murray may or may not be finished adding Grand Slam titles to his legacy as he prepares for 2015. He has plenty of wins and at least a few more trophies to collect, but is he fighting against the tides of a gradual career decline? Murray is at a crossroads. Show More Summary

Women's Tennis Players with the Most to Prove in 2015

Self-doubt. Injuries. Slumps. These are problems all tennis players deal with during their careers. For some of the top women on the WTA Tour, those concerns hover over their heads like a dark cloud. Caroline Wozniacki had a comeback...Show More Summary

Top 10 Best-Dressed Tennis Players of 2014

The best players on the ATP and WTA Tours get the biggest clothing deals. Their outfits are customized for their world-class bodies and then marketed to mere mortals. Even with designers and the backing of sports apparel companies, some...Show More Summary

Under the Radar Players to Watch During the 2015 ATP Season

The quartet of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic capture most of the headlines and publicity in men's tennis. Their overwhelming success has left the rest of the ATP World Tour in the shadows for the last decade. But...Show More Summary

5 Things Maria Sharapova Must Accomplish to Have a Successful 2015 Season

Going into 2015, Maria Sharapova faces the familiar challenge of trying to dethrone Serena Williams. Considering Sharapova's history against the world No. 1, it would be easy to reduce her 2015 objective to solving the "Serena problem."...Show More Summary

The Midterm Awards for This Decade in Men's Tennis

Men's tennis is halfway through the teens decade (2010-2019). We are all set to hand out awards for five years that have featured tennis excellence, primarily from its biggest superstars. In the previous half decade (2005-09), RogerShow More Summary

Inaugural IPTL Has Been a Breath of Fresh Air

Spread across venues in four of Asia’s largest and most iconic cities, and with a whole variety of players of different ages and styles making up the four teams, the first-ever International Premier Tennis League has been truly refreshing...Show More Summary

5 Things Andy Murray Must Accomplish to Have a Successful 2015 Season

Andy Murray almost experienced as many high-profile changes in his professional and personal life in 2014 as Novak Djokovic won tennis matches. It is necessary, then, to recalibrate Murray's position in the game and uncover what he must...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Young Stars in Women's Tennis

The WTA season often plays out like a debutante ball. Young women's tennis players make their presence known to the elite, setting the stage for a future hierarchy. Throughout 2014, a wave of new names announced themselves to the world. Simona...Show More Summary

Current Tennis Players Who Would Make Great Coaches

Great players don't necessarily make good coaches. In fact, most ATP and WTA Tour coaches were not superstars in their playing days. Yet the trend of top players hiring former tennis stars, even legends, continues. Earlier this week, Agnieszka Radwanska hired Martina Navratilova as her coach. Show More Summary

International Premier Tennis League Results 2014: Dubai Scores and Winners

The International Premier Tennis League moved on to Dubai for its final leg on Thursday with the Indian Aces topping the standings. With only three days of competition remaining the Aces are in pole position to take the trophy and kicked...Show More Summary

International Premier Tennis League 2014: Live Stream Schedule and Predictions

The International Premier Tennis League will make its final stop of 2014 in Dubai, where the UAE Royals will finally have the chance to play their home fixtures and the inaugural champions will be crowned. Indian Aces have led the standings since the third matchday and carry a three-point lead into the final slate of fixtures. Show More Summary

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