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Men's Tennis Future Predictions

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 09.17.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Now that the U.S. Open has drawn to a close, with Novak Djokovic taking out the valiant Roger Federer in the final, over four hard fought sets, 6-4,5-7,6-4,6-4; i think that its about time to look at the men's tennis landscape going forward.

Sport and Society for Arete -- U.S. Open

Richard Crepeau | Posted 09.15.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Nearly every year the U.S. Open Tennis Championships seem to offer some remarkable match, a stunning upset, or tennis at an extremely high level. This year it showcased all three. Another peculiarity is that some of the wildest and best tennis arrives between midnight and 1:30 a.m.

Novak Djokovic Wins 2nd U.S. Open, 10th Grand Slam Title

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Sports

 Novak Djokovic has defeated Roger Federer in four sets in the U.S. Open final for his 10th Grand Slam title. The top-ranked Serb beat ...

U.S. Open Final: Djokovic Beats Federer In First Set

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.13.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a bloody tumble to win the opening set of the best-of-five U.S. Open men's fin...

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.

Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Named UN Goodwill Ambassador

AP | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.28.2015 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title - goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF. The world ...

Novak Djokovic Complains Of Marijuana Smell During Match

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.20.2015 | Sports

For the world's No. 1 ranked tennis player, marijuana smoking in the stands was one toke over the line. In the video above, Novak Djokovic&n...

Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer In Four Sets To Win Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.12.2015 | Sports

It is his third Wimbledon title.

The Amazing Stan Wawrinka

Richard Finger | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Richard Finger

What is distinctive about Wawrinka that has allowed him to become such a late bloomer? In tennis, a minute fraction of players win their first major championship at age 28. Most journeymen have long established their place in the tennis ranking hierarchy.

Stan Wawrinka Stuns Novak Djokovic To Win French Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports

HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — Stan Wawrinka won the French Open by beating No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in the...

Djokovic Tops Murray In 5 Sets To Reach French Open Final

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.06.2015 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic squeezed his eyes shut and raised both arms, a rather reserved celebration at the conclusion of his up-and-down, two-day...

Djokovic-Murray Semifinal Barnburner Suspended For Evening

Posted 06.05.2015 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic has waited and waited to win his first French Open title and complete a career Grand Slam, worrying about when — or pe...

Novak Djokovic Beats Rafael Nadal In French Open Quarterfinal

AP | Posted 06.03.2015 | Sports

Nadal's 39-match winning streak is over.

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.

The Assault on Nadal at the French

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 06.23.2015 | 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.


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.