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Top Seven Highest-Paid Male Tennis Stars

MoneyTips | Posted 08.31.2015 | Sports

When most people think of the highest-paid male athletes, tennis players are often overlooked. However, the combined endorsements and prize money are well into the millions of dollars per year for the highest-profile male tennis players.

Is Roger Federer the Most Interesting Man in the World?

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

I've been watching tennis for a long time and I've never seen the tennis crowd unanimously submit unyielding adulation to a player in quite the way we do for Roger Federer. I actually feel like he can divide by 0 sometimes when he hits shots that don't seem to exist.

The Day the French Open Loses Rafael Nadal

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

Nadal is in a spot where people use the words 'won't' and 'still when describing his form. 'He won't win another French' or 'he's still a threat' is what they say now and what they'll continue to say until he retires.

How and Why I Wrote My Husband onto a Tennis Reality TV Show

Kerrie Houston Reightley | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
Kerrie Houston Reightley

"Tennis is never about tennis, Kerrie," my tennis coach said. "It's about people dealing with their issues... lots of issues." We both laughed -- but that was before I wrote myself onto a reality-television show about tennis.

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

Meanwhile, Over on This Court

Katharine Rose | Posted 03.30.2015 | Sports
Katharine Rose

Sportsmanship in its most pure form -- defined as "fair play, respect for opponents and polite behaviors by someone who is competing in a sport or other competition" -- can still be found.

5 Predictions for the 2015 Australian Open That I Hope are Wrong

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Jaime Heilbron

The 2015 Australian Open began a few days ago. For tennis fans in the western hemisphere, particularly those in the Americas, that basically means two weeks full of tennis, sleepless nights, and a lot of coffee in the mornings to make up for failing Morpheus.

Japanese Tennis Star Makes U.S. Open History

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag. That'll happen after playing more than 8 1/2 hours of tennis in two Grand Sla...

Late Night U.S. Open Match Makes History

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports

By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori outlasted fifth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 7-6 (4) 6-7 (6) 7-...

Tennis World Would Benefit from a Federer Victory in New York

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Jaime Heilbron

With the U.S. Open set to begin Monday, it opens yet another chapter in one of the most compelling storylines of the tennis summer. That is, of course, the resurgence of Roger Federer to place himself once again among the top contenders in the sport.

Defending Champ Rafael Nadal Pulls Out Of U.S. Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.18.2014 | Sports

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and ...

Why Your Business Needs a Tennis Player

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We've all been part of a group or team where everything clicked. Everyone knows things a great team needs -- leadership, ownership of solving problems, camaraderie and integrity.

Federer Reaches ANOTHER Grand Slam Semifinal

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Seven-time champion Roger Federer advanced to his 35th Grand Slam semifinal with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 win Wednesday over fellow Sw...

Defending Champ Knocked Out Of Wimbledon

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov,...

America's Historic Struggle At Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — For the first time in more than a century, no American singles players reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The last t...

PHOTO: The Perfect Rafael Nadal Statue

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

It might be impossible to make a more perfect statue of Rafael Nadal than the one Nike had made. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Nike had a statue ...

Nadal Wins Historic 9th French Open Title

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.08.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- At the French Open, there's just no one better than Rafael Nadal. The "King of Clay" proved that again on Sunday, winning the title a...

Nadal And Djokovic To Meet Again In French Open Final

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal is going for No. 9 at the French Open, and the only man that can stop him is Novak Djokovic. Nadal is alrea...

Djokovic Makes It Back Into French Open Final

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic worked his way back into the French Open final, taking care of Ernests Gulbis and his big serve 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 Frida...

Rough Day For American Tennis Players At French Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Hardly a good day to be an American in Paris. The last of the 22 U.S. men and women who were in the French Open singles draws, 15th-se...

Federer Falls At French Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- So unbeatable for so long until the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments, Roger Federer is suddenly accumulating early exits. Feder...

Nadal 'Feeling The Pain' As He Extends French Open Win Streak

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal's back is giving him more trouble than his opponents so far at the French Open. After pushing his winning s...

WATCH: Tennis Through The Eyes Of All-Star

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

If you've ever wondered what playing tennis is like through the eyes of Roger Federer, here's your chance. The 32-year-old Swiss star wore Google Glas...

Why I'm Bringing My Tennis Racquet With Me To Heaven

Richard Abrons | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

Tennis has been very important in my life. And I'm not even particularly good at it. When I was eight, away at camp, a racquet was put into my hands. It felt so right. I won the tennis medal there every year until my last.

Swiss Star Reaches Australian Open Final

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The usually diplomatic Roger Federer didn't bother concealing his preference for semifinal winners at the Australian Ope...