Sloane Stephens, Jaime Hapton and Madison Keys are using their big serves to narrow the gap between them and the Williams sisters in American women's tennis, Kamakshi Tandon writes.
For some players, the serve-and-volley game spills from the court into the media room. ESPN.com salutes the tours' top talkers, zingers and passing shots of 2010.
Andy Murray can hit a tennis ball into a drain pipe and dribble it like a World Cup star. But can he convince a skeptical public he's got what it takes to win Wimbledon?
Spain begins its Davis Cup defense with one slight addition: Rafael Nadal. But a formidable Novak Djokovic-led Serbian team promises to be a stark challenger.
Rafael Nadal will be the most conspicuous absence when the Davis Cup final between Spain and Argentina gets under way Friday, but several other fallen stars also won't play this weekend.