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  1. Venus Williams leaves Sony Open due to back injury

    Three-time champion Venus Williams has withdrawn from the Sony Open because of a lower back injury shortly before her third-round match against fellow American Sloane Stephens.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  2. Games We're Watching -- Dandy Andys

    Sarah Spain

    Andy Roddick and Andy Murray are two of the top names in action today as the second round of Wimbledon continues. We'll have our TVs tuned to all the matches at the All England club. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  3. French Open: Juan Martin del Potro unfazed by the streak

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Finally, the streak will be tested. Juan Martin del Potro is not your average third-round foe. Just ask Novak Djokovic.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  4. More sparks for Roddick-Djokovic?

    Ravi Ubha,

    LONDON -- The way things unfolded for Novak Djokovic on Wednesday at the year-end championships, you half-expected Andy Roddick to be on the other side of the net. After all, whenever the Serb endures physical wobbles in a big match, Roddick seems to...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  5. Serena Williams beats Justine Henin to win the Australian Open ti...

    Serena Williams is the ultimate big-match player, and she showed us why. The world No. 1 defeated Justine Henin 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 to win the Australian Open title.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  6. Chakvetadze routs King, but Williams tops Petrova to tie Fed Cup ...

    Anna Chakvetadze routed teenager Vania King 6-1 6-3 to give Russia a 1-0 lead over the United States in their Fed Cup semi-final in Stowe, Vermont, on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2007
  7. Serena to play Davenport in final

    Serena Williams advanced to the women's final at the Australian Open, beating Maria Sharapova 2-6, 7-5, 8-6 Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2005
  8. Serena has no intention of losing a third matchup

    Pam Shriver

    Serena doesn't like to lose three matches in a row to anybody, so Sharapova probably won't reach the final.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2005
  9. Australian Open - Some things never change with Rafael Nadal

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Week 1 Down Under saw a lot of unscripted moments, but certainly not unprecedented.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2015
  10. 2015 Australian Open -- Women's second-round matches

    Maria Sharapova had a narrow escape in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, saving two match points with big forehand winners before beating No. 150-ranked Alexandra Panova 6-1, 4-6, 7-5.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  11. Rafael Nadal upset by qualifier in China Open quarters

    Rafael Nadal was upset by big-hitting qualifier Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the China Open on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  12. A Word of Advice For CiCi Bellis, From Someone Who Has Been There...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Mary Joe Fernandez, the youngest player to ever win a US Open match, says tuning out the outside world is the key to turning one big-time win into more.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  13. Andy Murray among winners at Western & Southern Open

    Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  14. espnW -- Taylor Townsend falls in third round of French Open, hop...

    Jim Caple

    After her head-turning run at the French Open ended in the third round, 18-year-old American Taylor Townsend is hoping to put some of the lessons she learned into play on the grass courts at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  15. Tennis - No guarantees for Rafael Nadal in Paris

    Greg Garber

    Gunning for his ninth French Open title, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal is failing to find his footing, writes Greg Garber.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  16. Sony Open tennis - Dominika Cibulkova reaches semifinals with win...

    Greg Garber

    If you like big, booming serves, the Agnieszka Radwanska-Dominka Cibulkova match was not for you, but it was entertaining, writes Greg Garber.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014