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  1. Roger Federer rallies with Rod Laver, at Rod Laver Arena

    There was a time when the mere presence of Rod Laver on center court at Melbourne Park drove Roger Federer to tears.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  2. Plan to renovate Roland Garros approved

    Plans to expand Roland Garros will be allowed to go forward.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  3. 2013 French Open -- Dominant Serena Williams ends French title dr...

    Two hours before her French Open final, Serena Williams practiced on center court, the stands deserted as she whacked one winner after another to the distant sounds of a brass band playing on the plaza.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  4. French Open planning for roof despite court ruling

    French Open officials say they're moving ahead with plans to build a retractable roof over center court and add night sessions there, despite a court ruling last month that put the project on hold.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  5. 2013 Australian Open -- Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams win openi...

    Maria Sharapova won her first match of the year in convincing fashion, showing little rustiness in a 6-0, 6-0 victory over fellow Russian Olga Puchkova in the first match on the center court at the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2013
  6. espnW -- A day in the life of Open underdog Mallory Burdette

    Kate Fagan

    What is it like to hang out with a tennis player who is a 100-1 longshot in a two-horse race at the U.S. Open? Kate Fagan finds out after spending time with Stanford star Mallory Burdette.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  7. Tennis - Andy Murray avoids volatile situation at the Sony Ericss...

    Greg Garber

    It could have been a messy affair on center court. But Andy Murray finally had the stomach to survive Janko Tipsarevic in Key Biscayne.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  8. 2012 Australian Open -- Li Na, Kim Clijsters notch easy straight ...

    Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka won 12 straight games to finish off Heather Watson 6-1, 6-0 in 67 minutes Monday in the opening match on center court at the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2012
  9. U.S. Open -- From Russia, with about six hours to spare

    Viv Bernstein

    A travel saga kept Russia's Vesna Dolonts from arriving Stateside until just a few hours before her loss to Venus Williams.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  10. French Open -- Frenchwoman plays with heavy heart

    Sandra Harwitt

    Virginie Razzano is courageous in defeat after the death of her fiance/coach last week.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  11. Paris mayor calms concerns over French Open Roland Garros facelif...

    By 2016, Roland Garros will feature a refurbished center court with a retractable roof, allowing French Open action during rain and at night.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  12. Tennis: Juan Martin del Potro delivers big-boy tennis

    Greg Garber

    Still worried about the wrist? Juan Martin del Potro beat Robin Sodering in a 6-3, 6-2 smackdown and officially announced his return.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2011
  13. 2011 Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki rallies past Francesca S...

    Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki overcame a slow start to beat French Open champion Francesca Schiavone 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 and advance to the semifinals of the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2011
  14. 2011 Australian Open: Francesca Schiavone win sets record for lon...

    Francesca Schiavone established a record Sunday for endurance in a women's Grand Slam singles match, needing 4 hours, 44 minutes to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 1-6, 16-14 in the fourth round.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2011
  15. 2011 Australian Open: Kim Clijsters says she's not pregnant with ...

    Working mother Kim Clijsters took the opportunity to clarify on center court at the Australian Open that she is not pregnant with No. 2.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2011
  16. Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki cruise in Aussie Open openers

    Maria Sharapova won for the first time at Melbourne Park since taking the 2008 Australian Open title, beating Thai veteran Tamarine Tanasugarn 6-1, 6-3 on Monday in the opening match on center court.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2011