Southpaw Petra Kvitova spent 2011 using her killer serve to become No. 2. In ESPN The Magazine, Lindsay Berra asks: Will her lefty edge be enough to one-up opponent down under?
Has Andre Agassi always been wise enough to find what he needs or is he some sort of cult follower, attaching himself to the apron strings of his latest guru?
Billie Jean King's legend lives on, especially now on the 50th anniversary of her first Wimbledon doubles victory.
From Marion Bartoli's laser-like accuracy to the bazooka-like two-handers from the men, Indian Wells emerged as a big winner.
Andy Roddick and James Blake are both defined by their results. But despite any on-court shortcomings, they've both lived the American dream.
The Williams sisters' decision to boycott Indian Wells now dates back a full decade. But Serena's most recent health scare reminds us that there are far more pressing concerns.
After years of commanding the tennis kingdom with his perfectly sculpted game, Pete Sampras is leaving behind a trail of words that we should all pay attention to.
It's the start of a new decade, which means we should be able to expect -- for reasons that no one can quite explain -- the inevitable triggering of another historic U.S. Open occasion.
What is it about tennis that skews our expectations toward the elegant and causes us to overlook the importance of a good grind? After all, there's nothing more attractive than victory.
Doubles legends Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge -- "The Woodies" -- and Gigi Fernandez and Natasha Zvereva are among the 2010 inductees to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Americans aren't known for their facility on clay, but a handful of U.S. men and women left indelible marks in the Grand Slam record books and the soft courts of Roland Garros.
Watching Cliff Richey's zealous demeanor on the tennis court, you would have never known of his dark, troubled life off of it. But he's no longer running from the truth.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are as gracious toward each other as they are competitive. So why don't Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi share the same reverence?
Indian Wells was dubbed a tournament up for grabs. But did we really believe Ivan Ljubicic and Jelena Jankovic would rise to the occasion?
MaliVai Washington had his share of shining moments on the court. But today, years after a prosperous pro career, he's making an even bigger difference.
Men's tennis has witnessed some remarkable matches in the past decade. And it starts with the crowning of the all-time Grand Slam champ.