In the past 24 months, Novak Djokovic has won a Davis Cup, four Grand
Slam titles and an ATP World Tour Final. He's also made his mercurial
happy-go-lucky days when he was wearing adidas shirts and swinging
Wilson rackets seem like ancient history. Today, Djokovic is one of,
if not the, toughest out in tennis. A year-end No. 1 two years
running, Djokovic has...
It all seemed to be going to so well for the U.S. Open, at least for
a minute or two.
The tournament has been heavily criticized by players and media in
recent years on at least two fronts: (1) for not having a roof in
place, even as rain has forced the event to go a day longer than
scheduled on five straight occasions; and (2) for clinging to...
The past few days could not have been easy for John Isner.
On Saturday night, with a spot in the national title game on the
line, his beloved University of Georgia football team suffered a
heartbreaking loss to Alabama. If tennis players ever introduced
themselves on TV by announcing where they attended school, like on
certain NFL broadcasts, the former Bulldogs...
Hops are home in the Czech Republic, which boasts the highest beer
consumption per capita in the world. So it was fitting that Radek
Stepanek celebrated his Davis Cup-clinching victory over Nicolas
Almagro by vaulting the net twice after carrying more than 14,000
buzzing fans on a four-set thrill-ride in Prague earlier this month.
"I think I'm living the dream...