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Rafael Nadal Must Make Quick Return to Full Health to Contend in 2015

Over the past year, Rafael Nadal has made headlines for tournament withdrawals much more so than tournament victories. That trend is continuing in Asia, and until it ends, the Spaniard will have a hard time keeping up with the world's...Show More Summary

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

Maria Sharapova got an upgrade in flight and in print

Remember that time Maria Sharapova eye-spied a fellow passenger reading about her on a flight and tweeted about it? And remember how I was on-the-floor shocked that she, a former world No. 1 and 5-time Grand Slammer, was riding alongside...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

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Tomas Berdych

"I just said to my coach now that I probably played over 700 matches in my career, and I met guys like Andre, Roger, all those probably in their best times. But I have never, ever experienced anything like that." - A stunned Tomas Berdych after his 6-0, 6-2 drubbing at the hands of Novak Djokovic in the China Open finalHigh praise. 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

They Said What? Stakhovsky Stakes a Claim

“In the light of #belgium federation behavior. It is extremely dangerous to play #mons so I requested to ATP to withdraw me from this event.”—Sergiy Stakhovsky’s tweet announcing his retaliatory withdrawal from the Challenger tournament...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, " 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

PHOTO OP: Grigor Dimitrov feeling flexy

Grigor Dimitrov took out Spain's Pablo Andujar 6-4, 6-4 at the China Open and will try become the first baller to defeat Novak Djokovic in Beijing when they meet in the quarterfinals. The Serb is carrying a 21-0 record at the tourney.Grisha doesn't seem too concerned about the world number one's record:"[Novak] has always played well here. Show More Summary

Big in Japan

Kei Nishikori may be on the slight side among today’s often towering tennis players—6’6” Marin Cilic, who beat Nishikori in the U.S. Open final, had him by a good eight inches—but he is, as the popular song by Alphaville goes, “Big in Japan.” Small wonder. 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

Andy Murray and adidas reportedly set to split at season's end

There's a good chance Andy Murray will be leaving adidas when his contract expires at the end of the season, according to The Telegraph's Simon Briggs:Andy Murray's long-standing partnership with his clothing sponsor Adidas is unlikely...Show More Summary

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