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The Assault on Nadal at the French

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 04.23.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

It is becoming more and more accepted in the world of tennis that Rafael Nadal has the smallest chance in years to take home the title at the French Open.

Ozymandias

Joe Singh | Posted 04.03.2015 | Sports
Joe Singh

An empire, more often than not, doesn't erupt so much as erode. The "Big Four", composed of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray, is no longer the force of nature it once was. But it happened quietly, subtly, the way water wears away at rock.

Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open Title

Associated Press | DENNIS PASSA | Posted 02.01.2015 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Sco...

Finals-Bound Djokovic Beats Defending Aussie Open Champ

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 04.01.2015 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic did enough to beat defending champion Stan Wawrinka in a semifinal match that lacked the intensity of the...

Cheering on Income Equality, from Davos to Melbourne

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D.

Before we impose taxes, and before we wait for a market correction, we have to correct our star-crossed mindset and stop rewarding the 1 percent as though they create 99 percent more value than the rest.

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.

The Current State of the Men's Tennis Game

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 02.07.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The emergence of this new group of players outside of the Big Four has been one of the biggest stories in the men's game this year.

Federer's Greatest, But Often Forgotten Losses

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The talk in the tennis world must have played on Federer's mind, and it is in fact my belief that his loss at Wimbledon in that year was attributed to it. There were clear moments in that match where it almost seemed like he believed he just didn't deserve it.

The Possible End Of Tennis' Big Four

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Since 2004, 44 Grand Slam titles have been played on the men's professional tennis circuit. Of those, 39 were won by a group of four men — Roger Fed...

Japan's Kei Nishikori Stuns No. 1 Novak Djokovic In Historic U.S. Open Upset

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 11.06.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kei Nishikori could tell from all the messages on his phone that the fans back home in Japan were watching in the middle of the night...

My GOAT Match

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 10.26.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

With the U.S. Open beginning this week, and all the online tennis chatter being about Federer's chances, I thought I would do a bit of a change and write today about a topic everyone loves discussing.

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.

The Live Wire: Tsonga's Triumph

Joe Singh | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports
Joe Singh

Outside of Nadal, every member of the Big 4 rolled into Toronto for the Rogers Cup at the start of this week, and every single one fell to Tsonga.

The Upcoming American Hard Court Swing

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

In terms of points to defend, Nadal has by far the most. There is a lot of doubt though, that he will be able to repeat his effort this year with what he did last year.

The Power Of Positive Thinking Helped Djokovic Win Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic knew all along that his game was good enough to win more Grand Slam titles. It was his mind that was the problem. And ...

Djokovic Takes Down Federer In Wimbledon Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presenc...

Federer On Verge Of Wimbledon History

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.03.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was on the decline — or so the thinking went. He was past 30. Had back problems. Tried experimenting wi...

9 Things to Know About Rafael Nadal When It Comes To His 9 French Open Titles

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

To understand Rafael Nadal it is important to understand that clay -- especially the kind made from crushed red brick -- could very well be part of his DNA. Here are some facts that may help to support this idea even further.

What Nadal's Ninth French Open Win Means

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The tennis world at this time is certainly one to enjoy. The Djokovic-Nadal rivalry and the Federer-Nadal one (both of which are sadly on the back stretches) have just been magnificent to watch and admire.

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...

Still Ahead In The Rivalry

AP | SANDRA HARWITT | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Roger Federer ended top-seeded Novak Djokovic's chance of defending his Dubai Championships title wi...

Djokovic Cruises Into 3rd Round At Australian Open

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic stayed on track for a fourth consecutive Australian Open singles title with a 6-0, 6-4, 6-4 win Wednesday...

Shakeup Atop Tennis Rankings

AP | Posted 12.05.2013 | Sports

BEIJING — BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal will supplant Novak Djokovic atop the rankings after advancing to the final of the China Open on Saturda...

Djokovic Shares Big News

Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports

Novak Djokovic has gotten engaged to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic. The world's No. 1 tennis player announced the happy news via his Twitter accou...