Based on 2014, we have no clue what to expect from Serena Williams this season, but there are a couple of young Americans ready to break through.
Make no mistake: Kei Nishikori's run to the US Open final was no aberration. Matter of fact, he might go one round further this season.
Novak Djokovic is already one of the greatest players ever, but to cement a truly elite legacy he needs to get busy winning more Grand Slam titles, writes Howard Bryant.
Juan Martin del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Roger Federer find themselves at crossroads as the 2014 season kicks off.
Andy Murray again has an enormous task; his name is Novak Djokovic.
Both Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro played with purpose, and now the semis are calling.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal want the Wimbledon title. But they'll need to get past each other in the quarterfinals first.
Roger Federer says he will play as long as he can compete with the elite. But perhaps he should set the bar slightly lower.
Wimbledon is a critical time for the ultra-talented Nicolas Almagro. He's in a bad place right now and his past failures are weighing on him.
For all the extraordinary aspects of tennis, the game has its issues. Fortunately, we have solutions that might solve most of the problems.
For Howard Bryant, 2012 will be remembered not only for the great players and the great matches and the terrific storylines, but also for the individual, sometimes history-shifting moments of competition.
Howard Bryant wonders if John Isner, Janko Tipsarevic and David Ferrer have reached their ceiling as players
Let's be real here: This is Novak Djokovic's U.S. Open title to lose. But that doesn't mean the other three guys won't try to steal the spotlight.
With Rafa Nadal out, there is a chance for a player such as David Ferrer or Tomas Berdych to break through to the semifinals at the U.S. Open.
Don't look now but men's tennis is about to be taken over by behemoths with big-bombing serves.