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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.

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.

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.

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.

Federer: In Truth and Beauty and 1000 Wins

The Good Men Project | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform -- and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled.

5 Reasons Athletes Don't Do Mental Training

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 02.16.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

My work offers athletes easy-to-understand and practical tools, such as mental imagery, breathing, routines, and keywords, that can be incorporated readily into every part of your overall training program.

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.

The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

The Greatest Slam Wins of All Time

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Funnily enough, this is a ranking list which I have never read about, and so because of that reason, it is exactly what I will be analyzing in this article. It is after all a very important issue, and one that should be analyzed.

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...

Federer Stunned In Another U.S. Open Upset

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.06.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic w...