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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 25:   Andy Roddick serves to  Mark Philippoussis during the PowerShares Series SoCal Honda Dealers Helpful Cup at Galen Center on March 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

PowerShares Series Missing The Mark

Last Wednesday, the PowerShares Series was held in a half-empty arena in Boston despite featuring some great former ATP American players. Undersized attendance at the PowerShares Series events is all too common, mainly due to ticket cost.

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to David Goffin of Belgium during their Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament final match in Basel on October 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Federer Set for Inaugural ATP Tour Event in Turkey

Roger Federer will make his Turkey debut as the first TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open takes place next week. Federer announced his clay court season schedule back in February with Turkey being the surprise inclusion. It marks the beginning of a busy month for Federer who will take part in three tournaments in three consecutive weeks. The Swiss man will…


Kei Nishikori One Win away from Defending Title in Barcelona

Kei Nishikori is just one win away from successfully defending his Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell title after the Japanese star crushed 14th seed Martin Klizan on Saturday in straight sets to meet unseeded Pablo Andujar in the final. The world number 5 hit 25 winners past his opponent and managed to save all of the six break points he faced…

STUTTGART, GERMANY - APRIL 24:  Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain hits a forehand during her match against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day four of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2014 at Porsche Arena on April 24, 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Is Carla Suarez-Navarro a real contender for this year’s Roland Garros?

The prestigious clay court events for all the top women in the world is fast approaching and the real Roland Garros contenders will start to make their moves to assert themselves among the greats in the coming weeks. One player that has made a considerable improvement in the last twelve months is the Spanish No. 1 Carla Suarez-Navarro and there’s…

Angelique Kerber

Angelique Kerber: Knocking on Top Ten’s Door Once More

Angelique Kerber’sĀ ascent up the WTA rankings, though steady and newsworthy, paled in comparison to her dramatic fall out of the top ten. Kerber became all too familiar with early round losses over the course of the last two seasons. Kerber achieved a career high ranking of five in the world in October 2012 following her breakout performance at the 2011…

US tennis player Rajeev Ram looks on during their second round match at the ATP Chennai Open 2008, in Chennai, 03 January 2008.  Nadal won the match 6-2, 6-1.  AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

The Challenge of the Challenger Tour

For most of the year, both the avid and casual tennis fan have ample access to professional tournaments from around the world thanks to the wonders of modern live streaming and satellite television. These tournaments usually host between 32-48 of the world’s top tennis players. On any given weekend, there are two to three of these ATP/WTA events meaning that…

Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori returns the ball to Spanish tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut during the ATP Barcelona Open "Conde de Godo" tennis tournament in Barcelona on April 24, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Quarterfinal Action Round-up

On another blistering day in Barcelona, top seed Kei Nishikori found himself in his toughest match so far on the road to defending his Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell title against the tricky Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut. The defending champion beat seventh-seeded Bautista-Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 for a place in the semifinals. The match was a rematch of last year’s second round…

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