Novak Djokovic is already one of the greatest players ever, but to cement a truly elite legacy he needs to get busy winning more Grand Slam titles, writes Howard Bryant.
Juan Martin del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Roger Federer find themselves at crossroads as the 2014 season kicks off.
The shotmaker dominated the metronome over the first two sets and then over the final three Richard Gasquet withstood David Ferrer's charge at the US Open.
Statistically, players who drop the opener generally end up with a sour face on match point, but all the world remembers is the great escapes.
It's good to be a big man in tennis these days -- well most of the time.
Andy Murray again has an enormous task; his name is Novak Djokovic.
Both Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro played with purpose, and now the semis are calling.
This year's Wimbledon has thrown us for a whirl, but despite the craziness the men's quarterfinals have shaped up to be a window into the future of the men's tour, Howard Bryant writes.
Just like the little train that could, David Ferrer is turning consistency without bling into his calling card in the world of tennis, Howard Bryant writes.
It was a day of devastating attrition as players pulled out of Wimbledon in record fashion.
Who better to take advantage of the hole Rafael Nadal left than John Isner?
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal want the Wimbledon title. But they'll need to get past each other in the quarterfinals first.
Wimbledon is a critical time for the ultra-talented Nicolas Almagro. He's in a bad place right now and his past failures are weighing on him.
For all the extraordinary aspects of tennis, the game has its issues. Fortunately, we have solutions that might solve most of the problems.
We won't see a Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic final rematch, but will the two clash in the semis?
Maria Sharapova beats virtually everyone else in the game but the space between her and Serena Williams is gulf-like. David Ferrer has done well, except against the Big Four. What explains the gap?