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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.

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.