After an exhausting sojourn to Sochi, Maria Sharapova is happy to return her attention to the tennis court.
The name of the game is the serve. It comes as no surprise that the best players in the game execute this shot better than anyone else.
From the language in Paris to the clay at Roland Garros, Americans -- with the possible exception of Serena Williams -- are out of their element at the French Open.
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.
Much like the volatile stock market, there has been a dearth of blue-chip performers. But some players have outperformed the field.
With ongoing chaos and rankings musical chairs on the WTA Tour, it's anyone's guess who will make waves on clay.
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.
Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal find themselves at various points in the comeback cycle.
By and large, the tennis landscape has been overrun with by players with two-handed backhands. But that's slowly beginning to change.
Monica Puig and Christina McHale are two of the brightest up-and-coming WTA stars. And they can attribute a lot of their success to their Hispanic roots.
Serena Williams has been so good for so long that it's easy to take her for granted, but that's a disservice to an all-time great who, at 31, keeps working harder and getting better.