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  1. Locker Room Report: Q&A with Adam Helfant

    Bonnie D. Ford

    ATP executive chairman and president Adam Helfant discusses the game's controversial topics, including Wayne Odesnik's detrimental conduct, sponsorship and Davis Cup format.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  2. Wayne Odesnik non-ruling fails to safeguard the greater good

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Tennis officials should have explored all avenues to punish Wayne Odesnik -- or at least keep him off the court -- during and immediately following his criminal case for transporting HGH. Instead, they did nothing -- and failed the sport.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2010
  3. ATP Tennis: Wayne Odesnik's guilty plea for smuggling eight vials...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Wayne Odesnik might be an obscure name outside tennis circles. But his guilty plea for smuggling human growth hormone into Australia is disconcerting for the entire sport.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  4. Locker Room Report: Federer steadfast for more Grand Slam titles

    Bonnie D. Ford

    How does a guy who has accomplished nearly everything stay motivated? For Roger Federer, he just goes with the flow.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  5. Doling out our 2009 ATP awards

    Bonnie D. Ford

    With supreme competition and daunting up-and-comers, only one name returned to the summit of men's tennis. Care to guess who?

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2009
  6. Eyeing contenders at ATP's year-ender

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Is Roger Federer out of gas as the tour rolls into London for the year-ending ATP World Tour Finals? And if Fed can't get stoked to secure the No. 1 ranking, who might burst through the door he leaves open?

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009
  7. Sam Querrey and sidekick having sublime summer

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Sam Querrey is the U.S. Open Series champ, has a devoted following and now Dan the intern. Could life be better?

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2009
  8. Dinara Safina's rise was just a matter of time

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Dinara Safina has spent an athletic lifetime escaping the shadows cast by others, and never as quickly as her critics demand. As Safina says herself: "Doesn't matter, fast or slow," because she's playing like a No. 1 now.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  9. Bonnie D. Ford: Burning questions with Larry Scott

    Bonnie D. Ford

    There's a perception Larry Scott is leaving while the going is good. But not everyone sought his vision and efforts to merge the ATP and WTA Tours, and that might have ultimately led to his departure.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  10. Bonnie D. Ford: Adam Helfant ready to bring ATP to next level

    Bonnie D. Ford

    At the geriatric age of 44, new ATP executive chairman and president Adam Helfant already commands global cachet and pedigree. Now it's his responsibility to put his imprint on tennis.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  11. Sources: Ex-Nike executive Adam Helfant is next ATP president

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Several knowledgeable sources outside the ATP confirmed Thursday that former top Nike executive Adam Helfant will succeed executive chairman and president Etienne deVilliers.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2009
  12. Southpaw Nadal a rarity among his tennis brethren

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Would Rafael Nadal be another losing quarterfinalist if not for his distinct left-handed advantage? Top southpaws among today's upper-echelon players have become increasingly rare.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 28, 2008
  13. Tours must be creative with cost management during economic insta...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    While tennis may have some insulation from the current financial crisis because of a diverse portfolio extending over multiple continents, the tours are fully cognizant that appearance fees, title sponsors and attendance all may feel the effects of the market chaos.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2008
  14. Big three looking to restore the game's health

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The men's big three, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, are seeking to ensure their voice is heard. Each is vying for a spot on the ATP Players Council to mitigate the players' increasing discontent with their leadership.

    SpecialFeature | June 17, 2008
  15. Finally reason to extol Davydenko for on-court accomplishments

    Bonnie D. Ford

    He wielded one stinkin' racket the entire event, was down match points in his very first encounter and has never played particularly well in Key Biscayne. No way Nikolay Davydenko wins the title, right? Wrong.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2008
  16. Ginepri's offseason boot camp paying dividends

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Robby Ginepri's slump has been so grave, he failed to make the player biography section in the ATP media guide. But with a coach who's willing to push him out of his comfort zone, Ginepri is steadfast in maximizing the next few years.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2008