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  1. Jankovic relishes Grand moment -- maybe too much

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Glancing at the big screen, goofy antics, rookie jitters and other histrionics played a role in Jelena Jankovic's U.S. Open loss to Serena Williams.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2008
  2. Murray muscles his way to first Grand Slam final

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Evolving from an undisciplined, gaunt teenager to a bulked-up, mentally stalwart star, Andy Murray has every reason to feel good about his chances versus Roger Federer in the U.S. Open final Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2008
  3. Federer shines amid volatile day in New York

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Exuding the same dominance we've become accustomed to, Roger Federer disposed of Novak Djokovic in four sets on Saturday at the U.S. Open. Now he merely awaits an opponent.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2008
  4. Drama on tap for U.S. Open women's final

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Serena Williams and Jelena Jankovic have a date in the U.S. Open final, not only to claim the championship but for the right to be called the world's No. 1 player.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2008
  5. Federer's year of living defensively

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Trying vehemently to get back to his apex, Roger Federer has responded with great focus and confidence at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2008
  6. Underdog Roddick confident he can satisfy home country

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Novak Djokovic won't have many allies when he limps, er, walks into a hostile Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday night versus a suddenly rejuvenated and confident Andy Roddick.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2008
  7. Fatigued Davydenko stunned by Muller

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Despite playing fewer tournaments this season, Nikolay Davydenko was fatigued and had no answers for Gilles Muller.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2008
  8. Long and short of it, Querrey put in a gutsy performance

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Taking down Rafael Nadal was a tall order, but Sam Querrey was almost up to the task, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2008
  9. Teenager Nishikori making a name for himself at the Open

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Japanese teenager Kei Nishikori is making a name for himself at the U.S. Open at the right time, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2008
  10. Dejected Blake, elated teenagers highlight Week 1 of the U.S. Ope...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    While a crestfallen summer certainly hurt Ana Ivanovic's chances, perhaps karma played a role in Lindsay Davenport's early dismissal. Bonnie D. Ford highlights the week that was at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2008
  11. Great Dane riding a sweet season into match versus Jankovic

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Growing up, ice cream was Caroline Wozniacki's motivation to play tennis. On Sunday, she'll take her sweet, businesslike game into the fourth round of the U.S. Open in one of the biggest days of her career.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2008
  12. Nadal moving up the celebrity ladder

    Bonnie D. Ford

    A continent away, Rafael Nadal's iconic stature is undeniable. But while his stardom has manifested in the U.S., the question remains: Is New York ready to embrace the Spanish matador?

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2008
  13. Williams sisters' parents deserve accolades for job well-done

    Bonnie D. Ford

    From early teenage mystique to long-term success, the Williams sisters have circumvented the burnout and boredom that have become so prevalent on tour. And the siblings owe it all to their parents.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2008
  14. What a wild, wacky 2008 tennis season it has been

    Bonnie D. Ford

    We can simply dub the 2008 tennis season as volatile and unpredictable. From the slumping Roger Federer, to the abrupt retirement of Justine Henin, expect nothing to make sense at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008