Development and playing time, and not necessarily results, at the junior level are imperative in order to have success on the professional tours. But are today's junior players more concerned with wins and rankings?
Federer and Nadal have combined to win the last nine Grand Slams. Is history going to continue to repeat itself in years to come, or is Nadal's game evolving to the point where he will be even more dangerous at the other majors?
The much-anticipated quarterfinal match between Justine Henin and Serena Williams was a lopsided affair. Now Henin, the two-time defending champion, has a semifinal date with possibly the hottest player on tour.
Guillermo Canas won't ever yield a point on the tennis court. And, as Bonnie DeSimone writes, the 29-year-old Argentine has no plans of giving up in a different court in an attempt to "clean" his name.
One of the most intriguing questions this season is whether Venus Williams is intent on measuring up to her former stature. Her enigmatic third-round loss to Jelena Jankovic at the French Open didn't provide much of an answer.
On the eve of the year's second Grand Slam, seven-time French Open champ Chris Evert discusses Federer's quest for history, the state of the women's game, and looks back on her own clay-court dominance during the 1970s.
Will Justine Henin win her fourth crown at Roland Garros? Is this the year France's own Amelie Mauresmo breaks through on the terre battue? Bonnie DeSimone answers those questions in her preview of the women's French Open.