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  1. Karma on Nadal's side

    Peter Bodo,

    So here's the weird thing: Roger Federer is the five-time defending champion at Wimbledon. He hasn't lost a set here, yet sentiment is running as high as 70-30 that Rafael Nadal will dethrone him and become the first man to complete a Channel Slam (w...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2008
  2. How far can the French fly?

    Peter Bodo,

    It wasn't exactly Barack Obama-grade hope, but during the first week at Roland Garros, the U.S. men -- sans Andy Roddick, who missed the second Grand Slam of the year with a right shoulder injury -- gave American fans plenty of reasons to feel optimi...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2008
  3. Squashed Serbs

    Peter Bodo,

    In a welcome respite from the most familiar plotline of them all, it's the giants who are doing all the killing this time. Kevin Anderson, a 6-foot-7 beanpole from South Africa, and Lindsay Davenport, the nearly 6-foot-3 American mom ended the hopes ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2008
  4. A true gentleman

    Peter Bodo,

    Very soon after Tim Henman wrapped up his artfully played and sentimentally satisfying four-set U.S. Open upset of the blogging Russian, Dmitry Tursunov, on Wednesday, he left Louis Armstrong Stadium, went straight to the locker room, and hopped on a...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2007
  5. Querrey comes up aces

    Peter Bodo,

    At a time when fears of a horrific future have led U.S. tennis officials and fans to cast increasingly panicked glances at the tadpoles in the gene pool, Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, Calif., made a statement. It was a pretty big statement for a poll...

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  6. Green with envy

    Peter Bodo,

    (Editor's note: This blog originally ran April 30.) OK, I know we're right in the meat of the clay-court season, but I feel like I've already seen more red dust than they've got on all of Mars. Let's take a little break for green -- cool, damp, gree...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2007
  7. Davis Cup becoming a global parity

    Peter Bodo,

    The last significant tennis event of the year gets underway tomorrow: the final of the sport's showcase team event and a competition that some (including me) value above all things short of the four Grand Slam Events. We're talking Davis Cup, and Arg...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2006