The 2012 Grand Slam season will be remembered by many things, but the most significant of them is that it was the year the men's Big 3 evolved into the Fantastic 4, Howard Bryant writes.
Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters are gone for good. And how can that be good for tennis?
In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant about the Williams sisters' legacy. As Venus and Serena put the finishing touches on their landmark careers, the vindication of their father begins.
Roger Federer proved at Wimbledon that his game is lethal. In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant writes about the deeper point Federer will make at the upcoming Olympics.
Upon exiting Centre Court, Andy Roddick seemed to say goodbye to tennis. Judging from the quality of his game, it may be time to make a decision, Howard Bryant writes.
Andy Murray so desperately wanted a nation to erupt with him as he held the Wimbledon winner's trophy. But again, his journey ended short.
Roger Federer should already be home prepping for the Olympics, but here he is, far more dangerous than ever.
Andy Murray says history doesn't bother him. But it bothers plenty of other people.
In the ATP rankings, only four of the top 30 players stand under 6 feet, and 11 of them are 6-3 or taller, but even if they don't reach those heights there's still plenty of room for the guys with their own power.
Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga have always been the wounded. But for one of them, Wimbledon might end years of torture.
Serena Williams hit 13 aces and powered her way back to the semifinals at Wimbledon in hopes of taking her fifth title at the All England Club.
Roger Federer has looked wounded and mortal. But that only underscores his resolve.
Rafa is home, Rufus is missing and Serena is struggling. And that's only a small sample of a bizarre week.
The first week here at Wimbledon reinforces the fact that a special era in tennis is slowly passing.
It's kind of ironic that Gilles Simon believes women don't deserve the same pay as men. It's not exactly like fans are flocking to watch him play.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga suffered a heartbreaking loss at the French Open. And that might be the best thing that could have happened to him.