Iron will and obsessive preparation once propelled Ivan Lendl to the top of world tennis. The once shy and awkward youth from communist Czechoslovakia has applied the same doggedness to collecting art.
Andy Murray enters the Australian Open with confidence and a swagger after finally winning his first Grand Slam tennis singles championship.
Novak Djokovic is coming off a year of success rarely seen in tennis, and his three nearest rivals are altering their games to try to make sure there is no repeat.
Andy Murray appointed eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion Ivan Lendl as his full-time coach.
World No. 2 Novak Djokovic equaled Ivan Lendl ’s 29-match win streak with a straight-set victory over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in Madrid.
After ending a 76-year British men’s tennis drought with a victory that took almost five hours, Andy Murray struggled to turn a grimace into a smile as he accepted the U.S. Open winner’s trophy.
Roger Federer still wasn’t fulfilled after setting another tennis record by beating Janko Tipsarevic at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won semifinal matches to set up the first U.S. Open men’s championship rematch in 23 years, while Serena Williams moved within one victory of her fourth women’s title.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic stifled a fifth-set comeback by Andy Murray to reach the final of the Australian Open against Rafael Nadal.
Novak Djokovic capped a day of dominance for top players at the U.S. Open with his most lopsided three-set victory of the year.
"We've done some different things in practice than normal and, hopefully, they'll pay off when the tournament starts."
- Ivan Lendl on Jun 21, 2012