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In Memoriam: Brad Drewett (1958-2013)

As the ATP gears up for a Masters 1000 tournament in Madrid, players and officials took a moment today to commemorate the contributions of former C...

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Indian Wells WTA Round of 16 Preview

As the men’s third round concludes, Tuesday features the entire fourth round of the women’s draw in a dramatic thrust forward to the ma...

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Turning the Corner: The Week Ahead a...

In the early stages of a draw as large as Indian Wells, more questions often are asked than answered as we learn just enough to know what we don...

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Indian Wells Sunday Preview

Blake vs. Tsonga: For exactly an hour on Friday, the former top-five player turned back the clock in the desert with a convincing victory over Robi...

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Indian Wells Saturday Preview

Keys vs. Stosur: Together with Sloane Stephens, Keys may hold the key to the future of American women’s tennis. Unlike many of her peers, she...

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Indian Wells Friday Preview

Tennis Channel starts its coverage of the BNP Paribas Open a day earlier than usual this year, featuring the start of women’s third-round act...

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The Elite Eight: Players Seeking the...

More remarkable than any feat in tennis outside the majors, the Indian Wells-Miami double title requires many factors to fall together for those wh...

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Battle in Boise: Team USA Survives B...

Without the veteran presences of Andy Roddick and James Blake, the American Davis Cup team has transitioned into a new era under captain Jim Courie...

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The Finish to the Fortnight: Austral...

As Federer and Nadal inevitably dwindle in productivity with the years, the two men behind them look ready to ignite the next grand rivalry atop th...

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The Surprise Semifinalist: Thoughts ...

After watching Sloane Stephens stun the Australian Open field by reaching her first major semifinal, we share some thoughts about the charming 19-y...

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Into The Home Stretch: Reviewing the...

Leading any list of Australian Open title contenders are the top three seeds in the men’s draw and the top four seeds in the women’s dr...

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Ailing ATP CEO Prepares For Transition

During the first round of the Australian Open, some unfortunate news emerged from the ATP. The organization that runs professional men's tennis ann...

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Lurking in the Shadows: Australian O...

Having broken down each of the contenders in the Australian Open fields, we take a look at the leading dark horses set to appear in both draws. In ...

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On Top Down Under (II): Australian O...

We follow the same pattern that we used in the preview of the women’s contenders for the men’s field at the 2013 Australian Open.The fa...

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On Top Down Under: Australian Open W...

Starting our series of 2013 Australian Open previews, we discuss the ladies before the gentlemen in a breakdown of who can mount the most credible ...

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Last Stop Before Melbourne: WTA Sydn...

In the week before a major, players hoping to launch deep runs there eye a last opportunity to build momentum at a smaller tournament. The WTA Sydn...

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Five Juniors To Watch: Guest Article...

Since I don't follow the junior circuit closely, I asked someone who does to cast a glance across that competition and offer some insights on risin...

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New Year's Resolutions: 2013 Tennis ...

As the last few hours of 2012 tick down, we share possible New Year’s resolutions for many of the leading stars on both Tours, starting with ...

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And So It Begins: WTA Brisbane Preview

Except for Radwanska (in Auckland) and Li (in a new Shenzhen event), all of the WTA top ten have descended upon the city of Brisbane, perched on Au...

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Two By Two: Hopman Cup XXV Preview

Always a sunny event to start the season, the Hopman Cup will let real sunlight shine down upon its matches this year in the stylish Perth Arena. W...

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