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  1. Pressure nothing new for Israeli's Peer

    Whit Sheppard

    Upon her return to tennis, Martina Hingis would have been happy just to win a match at the Australian Open. Five months later, Hingis would have been disappointed if she didn't reach the quarterfinals of the French Open, writes Whit Sheppard.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2006
  2. At 24, Federer already halfway to Sampras

    Whit Sheppard

    Roger Federer won his third straight and seventh career Grand Slam title. He's only 24, but already he has passed greats like Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2006
  3. Mauresmo intends to celebrate in style

    Whit Sheppard

    Despite the manner in which Amelie Mauresmo won her first Grand Slam final, she still intends to celebrate the victory in style.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2006
  4. Cyprus unlikely place to find sport's next star

    Whit Sheppard

    With one more win, Marcos Baghdatis will be the Australian Open champ. As Whit Sheppard writes, Baghdatis has become the face of a nation not exactly known for its athletic prowess.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2006
  5. Rebound Ace claims another top seed

    Whit Sheppard

    Despite leading in the third set, when Kim Clijsters was forced to retire from their semifinal match, this wasn't how Amelie Mauresmo hoped to get to the Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2006
  6. Hingis ready to take next step

    Whit Sheppard

    Martina Hingis isn't going to outmuscle anyone on the court. But, Whit Sheppard writes, Hingis' smarts and style still have a place in the game.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2006
  7. Women's Week Two preview

    Whit Sheppard

    If top-seeded Lindsay Davenport is going to win the Australian Open, she most likely will have to beat four former Grand Slam winners along the way.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2006
  8. Americans missing as second week starts

    Whit Sheppard

    American men's tennis has been left to answer questions after all 12 singles players were eliminated before the second week.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2006
  9. Venus optimistic despite first-round exit

    Whit Sheppard

    Despite a first-round exit at the Australian Open to the 94th-ranked player in the world, Venus Williams says give her time and she'll be fine.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2006
  10. Countdown (Under) begins to season's first Slam

    Whit Sheppard

    Injuries have sapped the men's draw at the Australian Open. The same is not true for the women's field.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2006
  11. Compelling match-ups in women's draw

    Whit Sheppard

    A win for Amelie Mauresmo at the French Open might be the only trophy missing from her fabulous resume. However, as Whit Sheppard writes, it would not be a surprise if her drought at Roland Garros continues.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2006