Advanced Baseline

Tennis aging curves, Part 1

Serena Williams and Roger Federer are past their primes, but when will they truly be done? An attempt to answer that question, and a stats-based look into the future of the tour.

Keys over Bouchard? Perhaps

The new Advanced Baseline rankings are out, and it had a bit of a surprise on the women's side. Madison Keys, currently 42nd in the WTA rankings, is ahead of two other, more prominent younger...

Advanced Baseline women's rankings

Colin Davy's Advanced Baseline women's tennis rankings for April tell you what you probably already know about women's tennis: Serena Williams is still the best of the best, and the youngsters are...

Advanced Baseline men's rankings

Advanced Baseline rankings for men's tennis as of April 2014.

Aussie Open women's projections

Tournament forecasts, seed and draw analysis, and other observations for the 2014 Australian Open women's tournament.

Aussie Open men's projections

Tournament forecasts, seed and draw analysis, and general observations for this year's Australian Open men's tournament.

Advanced baseline women's rankings

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Serena Williams finishes the 2013 season ranked atop SB Nation's Advanced Baseline tennis rankings.

Advanced Baseline men's rankings

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Thanks in part to a late-season hot streak, Novak Djokovic remains the top-ranked player in the SB Nation Advanced Baseline men's rankings.

Strong draw makes Djokovic the favorite

Rafael Nadal has dominated on the hard-court swing leading up to the US Open. Has he done enough to reach Novak Djokovic's level?

Is Azarenka the U.S. Open favorite?

Maria Sharapova's withdrawal has caused some unanticipated effects, including a prediction not seen all year.

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