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The Greatest Slam Wins of All Time

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Funnily enough, this is a ranking list which I have never read about, and so because of that reason, it is exactly what I will be analyzing in this article. It is after all a very important issue, and one that should be analyzed.

The Open: My Season of Gain and Pain - A Tale of Tennis, Love and Loss

Joel Drucker | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports
Joel Drucker

That so much has happened around the US Open is only fitting. My late wife often observed that the "Open" was the only one of tennis' four majors that described a state of being. Stay open, she advised, and good things will happen. She was correct.

Charisma and Character of Public Figures Define Documentaries of 2013

Stacy Schneider | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment
Stacy Schneider

There's nothing like a film about a champion. Two surprisingly fascinating documentary films about two extraordinary people were released this year. Both films remind us about the days when people were famous for a reason.

Christopher Rosen

Remembering Jimmy Connors' Epic 1991 U.S. Open Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

"I'm out here playing my butt off, 39 years old, and you're doing that?" Tennis great Jimmy Connors did not like it when chair umpires aggrieved hi...

Sharapova Fires Tennis Legend After 1 Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

Maria Sharapova and Jimmy Connors were apparently not particularly mindful of the motto on the flag of Cincinnati while in town for the Western & Sout...

Jimmy Connors Doesn't Care What You Think

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.15.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

I was on the national junior tennis circuit from 1971-1982, which were the years of Jimmy Connor's prime. I eventually turned pro and had the opportunity to exchange shots with tennis legends, but I never had the privilege of facing Connors, who me and all of my tennis friends worshipped.

Sharapova Hires New Coach

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.12.2013 | Sports

Maria Sharapova has hired Jimmy Connors as her new coach. A day after announcing she was parting with Thomas Hogstedt, Sharapova posted on her websit...

Where Have All the Aaron Kricksteins Gone?

Terry Lyons | Posted 05.05.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Where did all the tennis players go? And, specifically, where are the American tennis players?

World Team Tennis, Anyone?

Terry Lyons | Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

"The powers that be in tennis have made little effort to give this, perhaps, what it deserves," said McEnroe. "It would be beneficial to all to give this a real chance, and I don't think it's being given that chance."

WATCH: Nastiest On-Court Tennis Spats

Bleacher Report | Posted 12.30.2011 | Sports

Forget breaking a racket—that isn't too bad. These guys and girls are getting nasty.  Giving out abuse and getting physical with officials, fell...

VOTE: Greatest U.S. Open Matches Ever

Posted 11.12.2011 | Sports

As Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer pushed each other through five thrilling sets in the men's semifinal this past weekend, fans couldn't help but fee...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York
Len Berman

What's the most memorable point in tennis history? Uh, is there one? You can argue for years over the biggest home run, or most dramatic touchdown, but a single tennis point?

Reenergizing American Tennis

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Pablo Eisenberg

The U.S. Tennis Association's $3 million ad campaign doesn't address the fundamental problem with American tennis today: developing better, smarter and more consistent American tennis players.

Repubs Outdo Dems in Unforced Errors

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

At the 1984 Wimbledon, in one of the most dazzling displays in the modern history of tennis, John McEnroe dispatched superstar and arch rival Jimmy Co...

U.S. Open Tennis: The American Tennis Boom Was a Fluke

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

We were supposed to see tennis broken out of its country-club, upper-crusty enclaves and delivered to the masses. For a while, it worked. But then the nation lost interest.