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Sport and Society for Arete -The Austrailian Open

Richard Crepeau | Posted 01.30.2017 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Each year the Australian Open seems to produce some excellent tennis in the form of a dramatic match, a surprising winner, or some other wonder. It is...

6-Time Champion Novak Djokovic Trounced By 117th-Ranked Uzbek At Australian Open

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.19.2017 | Sports

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Uzbek journeyman Denis Istomin pulled off an Australian Open upset for the ages on Thursday when he sent Novak Djokovic tumbling...

Sport And Society For Arete -- US Open Tennis

Richard Crepeau | Posted 09.12.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

On Sport and Society this is Dick Crepeau reminding you that you don't need to be a good sport to be a bad loser.

Wawrinka Beats Defending Champ Djokovic To Claim U.S. Open Title

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.11.2016 | Sports

NEW YORK - Third seed Stan Wawrinka rose to the occasion once again to beat top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3 and win th...

The Training Secret These 10 Pro Athletes Swear By

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic may have had an uncharacteristically short path to the U.S. Open semifinals in this year’s tournament thanks to thre...

Shock Loss At Wimbledon Ends Djokovic's Historic Quest

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.02.2016 | Sports

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic is fallible after all, as American powerhouse Sam Querrey proved in stunning fashion to stop the Se...

Plant-Powered Novak Djokovic Wins French Open

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Sports
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Novak Djokovic, the world's No. 1 male tennis player, just won the French Open with plant-powered diet! Djokovic is so committed to a plant-based diet...

Novak Djokovic Wins French Open

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 06.05.2016 | Sports

PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic joined the tennis greats on Sunday when he downed British second seed Andy Murray 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 to claim his maiden...

French Open 2016: Roger Federer Net Worth vs. Maria Sharapova Net Worth and More

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.10.2016 | Sports

With lucrative prizes, tennis' top stars are among the richest athletes on Earth. Here is a look at the net worths of the seven richest tennis players in the world.

Djokovic's New Tennis Psychology

Neil Endicott | Posted 04.07.2017 | Sports
Neil Endicott

In his 2013 book 'Serve to Win', Djokovic explains that he practices mindfulness meditation for 15 minutes every day. Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to your experience as it happens without judgment.

Where Novak Djokovic's Half-Apology Went Sour

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 03.24.2016 | Sports

Five days ago, Novak Djokovic, the No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world, suggested that the sport take 10 steps back, rescind its policy on equal ...

Men in Tennis Seem Confused About Why Anyone Succeeds

David Berri | Posted 03.24.2017 | Sports
David Berri

Men often take the advantages culture bestows on them for granted. They assume that they deserve to win at contests that are tilted in their favor. And they expect that those who lose at these unfair contests to accept defeat without becoming angry.

Serena Williams Smacks Down Djokovic And His Sexist Drivel

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 03.22.2016 | Sports

The male powers that be in tennis have been on the offensive this week against the positive perception and monetary status of women in the sport. Firs...

Novak Djokovic Defeats Andy Murray In Australian Open Men's Final

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.31.2016 | Sports

Novak Djokovic vanquished Andy Murray for the fourth time in an Australian Open final on Sunday to win a record-equalling sixth title and serve notice...

The Australian Open Serves Up the First Grand Slam of 2016

Drew Lesicko | Posted 01.19.2017 | Sports
Drew Lesicko

G'day mate! The 2016 tennis season has just begun and it is already serving up some great matches and controversial allegations. The players had their warm-up tournaments and now it's time for the first Grand Slam of 2016 -- the Australian Open!

World’s No. 1 Tennis Player Talks About Being Offered $200,000 To Throw A Match

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

In the wake of Buzzfeed News/BBC’s investigative report detailing evidence of widespread match fixing in the upper ranks of professional tennis, the...

Revisiting the Men's Roland Garros Final

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.22.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

I have just finished watching a replay of the Roland Garros final, a match which has frequently been sighted as the best match of 2015 (sorry Serena W...

The Greatest Season in the Professional Era?

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 11.24.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Having watched Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in two sets in the final of the ATP World Tour finals (6-3, 6-4) a few days ago, I thought that I would pose the question which will right now be on the tennis worlds lips: Is Djokovic's 2015 the greatest season in the professional era?

Novak Djokovic Urges Everyone To Empathize With Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2015 | Sports

After his dominant victory against Kei Nishikori in the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Sunday, top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic was asked t...

Men's Tennis Future Predictions

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 09.17.2016 | 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 09.15.2016 | 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.

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 fina...

Top Seven Highest-Paid Male Tennis Stars

MoneyTips | Posted 08.31.2016 | 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.

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 complains t...

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.