Rafael Nadal has mastered the dirt season for close to a decade, but it's his main rival, Novak Djokovic, who heads into Monte Carlo en fuego, writes Greg Garber.
Novak Djokovic is hoping to parlay his spring sweep at Indian Wells and Miami into a maiden French Open crown.
Forty times they've played. But Novak Djokovic's 6-3, 6-3 win over Rafael Nadal was perhaps the most complete victory by either man in this series, writes Greg Garber.
Professional tennis is hell on the human body, but we sure didn't see a double withdrawal coming at the Sony Open, writes Greg Garber.
Rafael Nadal found a way to get past Milos Raonic in Miami, but it was anything but relaxing.
Novak Djokovic, who won Indian Wells, is peaking at the right time, but not all his Big Four cohorts can say the same, writes Greg Garber.
At Indian Wells, it's back to serious business for Stan Wawrinka and the Big Four.
It's too early to make any absolutes, but Stan Wawrinka looks like he could be the leader of a new landscape in men's tennis.
Stanislas Wawrinka defied the gravity of history with his win over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final.
Stanislas Wawrinka is playing his best tennis. The question: Is that enough to beat Rafael Nadal?
By the thinnest of margins, Stanislas Wawrinka finally gets his shot at a Grand Slam title.
Roger Federer's window is narrowing, but you wouldn't know that by his Aussie Open performances so far.
No need to feel sorry for Roger Federer anymore. Not after his vintage performance against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
John Isner has been one of the game's most consistent players. But perhaps that's been his biggest problem all along.
It's only fitting that Novak Djokovic capped a spectacular two months with the year-end championship.
Four years ago, it was Juan Martin del Potro who got the best out of Roger Federer. Even though the protagonists were the same, history wasn't about to repeat itself, Greg Garber writes.