Photo: By the time I finished Steve Flink's account of the Suzanne Lenglen-Helen Wills match, a classic of the early 20th century, I wondered if somehow he'd been there, drifting back in time. Such is the detail and craftsmanship of "The Greatest ... SI.com, 1 month ago
Serena, Djokovic named US Open top seeds - Nigeria Daily Independent, 1 month ago
Federer could win numbers game as US Open explodes into action today - Daily Times, 2 months ago
Photo: As an issue of worldwide relevance, it falls terribly short. It's not even making the tennis headlines, what with Sloane Stephens questioning Serena Williams' character , Bernard Tomic's father's antics and Jimmy Connors rocking the landscape ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Through the 1970s and 1980s, when American tennis was strong and players like Chris Evert, Jimmy Connors, and John McEnroe were the American face of the sport on court, was (with Bud Collins ) the face of American tennis in TV commentary. Collins ...The Atlantic Wire, 2 weeks ago
Interested to hear your perspective on Sloane Stephens. You have given her a lot of rope in the past. -- @atp22 • Lots of chatter about this Elle magazine piece on Stephens . My first reaction: There's sure a lot of tennis in this article ...SI.com, 4 weeks ago
Photo: John Cordes/Icon SMI Andy Murray tends to play tennis in a simmering fury, and when his temper boils to the surface, he aims for two primary targets: his camp and himself. He has become known for his withering glances and brutal ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Photo: When it comes to verbal interaction on a tennis court, I prefer it to be right up front. That testy exchange between Serena Williams and Jelena Jankovic was instructive on Sunday, during their final at Charleston, for it displayed Serena's ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Photo: If anything summarized the first hard-court tournament of the women's summer circuit, it was the sight of a victorious Dominika Cibulkova flat on her back, rising to her feet, then greeting her ecstatic father, who rushed out of the stands to ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP/ "Victory is fleeting," Billie Jean King once said on the hallowed grounds of Wimbledon. "Losing is forever." Sometimes those defeats are so stunning that they withstand decades of rationalization, taking their spot in ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Photo: In the wake of a riveting, chaotic and highly newsworthy summer, here are some key storylines for next week's U.S. Open: • The appeal of women's tennis: Attendance is down, and not in a random kind of way. There were hundreds of empty ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Agnieszka Radwanska offered up a varied array of shots in her tournament opener against Francesca Schiavone.
Photo: Ezra Shaw/ Agnieszka Radwanska spoke this week of her upbringing in Poland, and how the icy winters were a test of one's passion for tennis. Indoor courts were scarce and often occupied, so there were times when she played and practiced ...SI.com, 1 month ago
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