Tunisian Malek Jaziri couldn't travel or practice, not when he was surrounded by guns and hostile protests. But here he is, with a chance to represent his newly democratic nation at the Olympics.
Gilles Simon said earlier this week that men's tennis players should be paid more than women because their game is more entertaining. Turns out, they already make significantly more.
Those punchy tennis players can be quick with a quip, can't they? And others are just downright surly. Here are your best verbal volleys from 2011.
Text messaging has saturated the tennis world. Just ask Kim Clijsters and Andre Agassi.
As usual, tennis players didn't just let their rackets do the talking this season. Here's a look back at some of the funniest quips, fighting words and foot-in-mouth moments of 2009.
When is enough finally enough for tennis players who are yo-yoing with retirement? When they land a starring role in reality television, of course.
With ongoing chaos and rankings musical chairs on the WTA Tour, it's anyone's guess who will make waves on clay.
Much like the volatile stock market, there has been a dearth of blue-chip performers. But some players have outperformed the field.
Tennis players didn't let only their rackets do the talking in 2008. From the fierce to the funny, we take a look back at some of the year's memorable zingers and verbal swipes.
How is Rafael Nadal's knee? That's always the question with him. All he wants is to play tennis.
Forget the tennis, we've got the offseason dirt. There were enough relationships formed, broken and rumored, and a host of other juicy episodes, to talk about for the entire Australian Open.
The 2012 tennis season had its share of sublime shot-making and courageous efforts. But we can't forget all the mouth-watering jibber-jabber from the players either.
At this stage of her career, Serena Williams is finding success by breaking from habits that used to make her an extremely unconventional tennis player, Kamakshi Tandon writes.
They grew up watching players lift Grand Slam trophies at their age. But today's young players face a longer wait.
The No. 1 ranking in women's tennis has become devalued as players have come and gone at the top spot. Can Serena restore order?
Donald Young says one day he will look back and laugh at his long losing streak. But there's nothing funny about the current state of his game.