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Serena Williams as Religious Experience

Jake Nevins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Women
Jake Nevins

Serena, like many successful women, is burdened with the responsibility of being both preternatural and marketable, miraculous in talent but accessible to the masses. She is asked to defy the laws of physics, put on displays of athletic ingenuity, but also comport herself like she is at the local country club.

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.

Roger Federer Visits Children In Malawi His Charity Supports

AP | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | Impact

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It's a long way from Centre Court at Wimbledon for Roger Federer, who has opened a preschool in impoverished Malawi as part ...

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.

Roger Federer Defeats Andy Murray To Reach 10th Wimbledon Final

AP | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.10.2015 | Sports

LONDON -- Playing the kind of untouchable tennis that has brought him 17 Grand Slam titles, Roger Federer beat Andy Murray in straight sets Friday to...

Roger Federer Hits A Tweener While Running Sideways At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.02.2015 | Sports

Not sure why he did it, but we're glad that he did.

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 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.

The Top 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

I feel that it is useful to say that (I think) it is clear who the top five male players of all time are, but for numbers five through to ten, it is a bit more difficult to state.

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.

Federer Gets Thumped At French Open

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay. Hardly the sort of grace and p...

Roger Federer Rips French Open Security After Fan Rushes Court For Selfie

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.26.2015 | Sports

How is this allowed to happen?

The Greatest Moment in Tennis History

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Federer's French Open win in 2009, Andy Murray's Wimbledon win in 2013, Rod Laver's Grand Slam in 1969, or do we go back to the Suzanne Lenglen vs. Helen Wills match in 1926? There are so many great moments in tennis history.

197,000 Fans View 'Bad Boy' Nick Kyrgios's #VolleyingChallenge - He Nominates Andy Murray & Serena Williams to "Go to the Wall Against Cancer"

Paul Sanderson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

New 20-year-old Aussie tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has come perilously close to being defaulted for language and/or racquet and ball abuse at the US Open, the Australian Open, where John McEnroe was famously defaulted in 1990, and the Estoril Open in Portugal.

A Bucket-List Day at Wimbledon

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 06.28.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

Last spring when I realized that a business trip to London would coincide with Wimbledon, I decided to cross one more experience off my bucket list an...

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.

Tennis Players Hit Consecutive Between-The-Leg Shots In Epic Rally

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.12.2015 | Sports

Pretty, pretty good.

Anne-Sophie Mutter - A Profile of the Artist

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

"First of all, at every concert, I always think -- this could be my last. Therefore, I will give it everything I have."

Why Rafael Nadal is (Still) my Hero and is the True GOAT

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 04.03.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

In this article I will start with stating why Rafael Nadal is my hero, why he should be all of ours, and why he is the greatest example in tennis today of prevailing against human suffering.


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.

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.