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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

With Two Hands on History

“The amazing moment in Australia was filled with joy, happiness and extraordinary sense of accomplishment. The task of finally making a decision to hang up my racquet felt a lot more difficult than winning seven matches in a row in the Australian heat. Show More Summary

Nike honors Li Na with "Be the Bird that Sticks Out" campaign

Nike has announced a brand campaign to honor Li Na called "Be the Bird that Sticks Out." The image is of a phoenix spreading its wings and it captures "Li’s pioneering spirit of daring to stand out, and encourages young people to have...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

Putting the “Special” in Kei

When Dante Bottini was an aspiring tennis pro, he left his native Argentina and relocated in Europe, hoping that the increased opportunity to play Challenger tournaments and other sub-tour events, and greater proximity to them, would help him realize his ambition to become an ATP pro. It was a gamble. Show More Summary

THE LOW DOWN: Li Na to announce her retirement from tennis according to reports

CCTV, the Chinese state-owned news outlet, is reporting that reigning Australian Open champion, Li Na, will announce her retirement today according to her agent, Max Eisenbud:#LiNa, China’s two-time Grand Slam winner, expected to announce...Show More Summary

Tennis Players Who Have Improved Their Reputation the Most in 2014

The year of 2014 in tennis is nearing its completion. Trophies have been raised and winning cheques collected across the globe by a whole host of ATP and WTA stars, including those in the four biggest tournaments of them all in Melbourne,...Show More Summary

Magic, 16 Years in the Making

Every Grand Slam event begins with 256 stories, evenly divided between the men’s and women’s singles players. Some of those stories are stock material—the overnight sensation, the local hero—while others are more subtle and still others...Show More Summary

Gael Monfils Hits a Between-the-Legs Leaping Volley in the Davis Cup

Gael Monfils is not one to shy away from theatrics while on the tennis court, but he may have outdone himself with this leaping, between-the-legs volley against Lukas Rosol. Monfils went on to beat Rosol in three sets (5-7, 6-4, 7-5). [YouTube, h/t The Big Lead] Read more Tennis news on

Ranking Serena Williams' 5 Greatest Grand Slam Final Victories

With Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic falling at the semifinals in the men's draw, the U.S. Open spotlight fell on Serena Williams as she looked to tie Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 Grand Slam singles titles. As tends to...Show More Summary

PHOTO OP: I'll see your Wheaties box...and raise you Cup Noodles

US Open finalist Kei Nishikori is being honored by Nissin with his likeness on commemorate Cup Noodles for being the first man from Asia to reach a major final. [Via: For the Win, photo: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP]

Nicole Vaidisova posts a win in her return to tennis - is Jennifer Capriati next?

Did anyone else catch the return of Nicole Vaidisova today at the ColemanVision Tennis Championships today?Yup, she made her official return at the ITF Challenger in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and took on another former up-and-comer (although not as decorated), Sesil Karantantcheva. Show More Summary

VIDEO VAULT: Roger Federer clinches, cries, and takes a ride

2 months agoSports / Tennis : Down the Line!

This is what happens when you clinch your country's first appearance in the Davis Cup final in 22 years. Or you happen to be Roger Federer. Or both. Weeeeeee! The Swiss team will hit the road to take on France at home for the Davis Cup crown from November 21st to the 23rd. Find the rest of the results here. [Via]

Weekend at Davis's

2 months agoSports / Tennis : Concrete Elbow

One of the less appreciated aspects of Davis Cup is that the September semifinals weekend is always loaded. In fact, it’s just about as critical and action-packed as the first round, when the 16 teams in the World Group face off. That’s...Show More Summary

The Biggest Dates Left on the Tennis Calendar in 2014

Marin Cilic 's cross-court backhand at the U.S. Open brought to a close the 2014 Grand Slams. However, for those players just above and below the Croat in the rankings the biggest dates in the calendar are yet to come. With five places...Show More Summary

Is 2014 Men's Tennis Weaker or Stronger Than Recent Golden Era?

Now that 2014 has completed all four majors in men’s tennis, it’s clear that the sport is in a transitional period. The recent Golden era (2007-13) that saw total domination from legendary champions Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak...Show More Summary

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