After beating Coco Vandeweghe in a last-game tiebreaker, Venus Williams led her team, the Washington Kastles, to their second straight undefeated World Team Tennis championship. More »
When Roger Federer decides to retire he will end his career as, possibly, the best player ever to enter a tennis court. Federer holds the men’s record with 16 Grand Slam singles titles; he also won five consecutive Wimbledon titles from 2003-’07. More »
The U.S. Open has arrived. Yes, it is that time of year, when school starts, warm weather fades away, and a major tennis tournament comes to the United States.More »
Jeremy Smith talks tennis and more with actor Will Ferrell, singer Jordin Sparks, and rock band Honor Society at the U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Kids Day...More »
In September 2005, Robby Ginepri was supposed to be the next great American tennis player. Unseeded, he had just reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open. Ginepri finished the year ranked 15th in the world. The sleeveless shirts and backwards hats dotted with the Under Armour insignia were to become fixtures on the ATP Tour.
Step aside Sampras and Agassi, a new generation had come. Or had it?More »
As Wimbledon nears an end, two sisters find themselves playing against each other for the title.
Can you guess who these two sisters are? Yes, they are Venus and Serena Williams, two of the most influential and best players in tennis.More »
Roger Federer has won 14 Grand Slam titles, Rafael Nadal six. But Federer is not necessarily the better player. Take last years’ Wimbledon, where Rafael took down Roger in an epic five-set match. Federer has a lifetime record of 7-13 against Nadal.
Though Regardless of the “who’s better” argument, Federer may be on track to win more Slams. Meanwhile, Nadal may be nearing end of a very successful, but very short career. Although these two players rule the tennis world, it’s the way they play the game that sets them apart.
Nadal is tough. He hits hard, trains hard and, as a result, wins. Like Nadal, Federer also wins, except Federer is rarely injured where as Nadal is often sidelined (he’s not defending his Wimbledon title because of a knee injury). But how does Federer succeed in staying healthy while Nadal fails?More »