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  1. The man behind Roger Federers success

    Peter Bodo

    In 1992, Stefan Edberg played Michael Chang in the semifinals of the US Open, in what would become the longest match at the tournament since such records have been kept. Edberg won in an excruciating five hours and 26 minutes, after attacking the net...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  2. How much does Cincinnati matter?

    Peter Bodo

    The promoters of the Cincinnati Masters are going to be hard put to top the show the ATP and WTA put on in Toronto and Montreal, respectively, last week during the Canadian Open. Each tournament was like a jack-in-the-box; you just never knew when a ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  3. Isner, Serena ready for US Open

    Peter Bodo

    There was poignancy about the results in the final major warm-up tournament for the US Open, the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Each singles final featured an American, and both of the U.S. players lost. ATP No. 22 John Isner lost the men's f...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. The wild world that is the WTA

    Peter Bodo

    It feels just like old times around the ATP Tour these days -- that is if 2006 can be said to be a long time ago. You remember 2006, when Roger Federer was busy winning everything in sight. Sunday in the Cincinnati Masters 1000 final, the Swiss once ...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  5. Tennis - Roger Federer is great, but watch out for Li Na at the U...

    Peter Bodo

    Ho hum, Roger Federer did his thing. But the Western & Southern Open showcased a lot more than one rejuvenated superstar.

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  6. Why is Andy so raggedy in the Slams?

    Peter Bodo

    Andy Murray is in an interesting bind. He goes out and crushes Roger Federer to bag the sixth Masters 1000 title of his career -- he won his first at Cincinnati in the summer of 2008, shortly after turning 21 -- and it's bound to rekindle a conv...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  7. Federer producing inspirational tennis

    Peter Bodo

    As lines go, it was a darned good one. After losing to Roger Federer on Sunday in the final of the Cincinnati Masters 1000 event, Novak Djokovic stood a few feet from the winner and the booty and remarked: "The closest I was going to get to the first...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  8. A-game too much to ask before U.S. Open

    Peter Bodo

    We all saw Roger Federer struggle mightily to overcome David Ferrer on Thursday in Cincinnati (it went 6-4 in the third), despite the world No. 1 having owned the Spanish grinder since forever. It was a pretty apt symbol for the state of tennis these...

    Blog | August 21, 2009
  9. Can Clijsters' game still stand up?

    Peter Bodo

    The WTA hard-court season is about to heat up out in Cincinnati, with 18 of the top 20 women committed at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open. And we welcome back a familiar face emerging from the MIA category to relaunch a c...

    Blog | August 06, 2009