Mailbag: Exploring the Parent-as-Coach Dynamic in Tennis

After Sofia Kenin removed her father as her coach, we ask: what is the significance of the parent-as-coach dynamic in tennis?

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Naomi Osaka Conflicted Over Holding the Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka said there "definitely should be a discussion" about holding the Tokyo Olympics this summer during the ongoing pandemic.


Mailbag: What's In Store for Serena in 2021 as She Chases No. 24?

How will Serena Williams approach the rest of the 2021 tennis calendar as she chases major No. 24?


Mailbag: Wimbledon Set to Break Middle Sunday Tradition in 2022

What Wimbledon's tradition-breaking announcement means, plus thoughts on future Hall of Fame inductions in the Big Three era and more.


Mailbag: Praise For Players in the Shadow of All-Time Greats

Plus thoughts on player decision-making in the COVID-19 era, tennis in Texas and more in this week's Mailbag.


Mailbag: Breaking Down the ITF's New Gender Equality Research

Analyzing the ITF’s new research project examining gender equality across tennis, plus thoughts on the French Open and more.


French Open Postponed One Week as COVID-19 Cases Surge

First-round matches at Roland Garros are now slated to begin on May 30.


Mailbag: What We Learned from the 2021 Miami Open

Reflecting on the 2021 Miami Open results, including Ash Barty's title defense, Hubert Hurkacz's big win, Naomi Osaka's loss and much more.

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Miami Open Day 12 Recap: Hubert Hurkacz Wins Men's Tournament

Hubert Hurkacz won the Miami Open Sunday, taking down Jannik Sinner.

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Naomi Osaka Falls to Maria Sakkari, Ending 23-Match Win Streak

Sakkari defeated Osaka 6-0, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open on Wednesday, handing the four-time Grand Slam champion her first loss since February 2020.


Mailbag: What the ATP Players' Group Controversy Reveals About Tennis

Discussing the major points surround the ATP's labor issues—and what it means for tennis as a whole—after tensions flared last week at the Miami Open.