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  1. Tennis - Paris brings out the best in Rafael Nadal

    Greg Garber

    With another French Open behind us, Rafael Nadal is trending sky high as Paris seems to bring out his best, Greg Garber writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2014
  2. French Open - Trouble looming for Rafael Nadal?

    Matt Wilansky and Greg Garber

    Rafael Nadal is the No. 1 seed and eight-time champ at the French, but there are more than a few obstacles waiting for him in the draw this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  3. Video results for "clay court season"

  4. Albert Ramos wins, will next face Rafael Nadal at Barcelona Open

    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will look to get his clay court season back on track against Albert Ramos at the Barcelona Open after his fellow Spaniard won on Tuesday in the first round.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  5. Indian Wells Tennis - Rafael back on comfort of clay as the Monte...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    The clay-court season begins and ends with Rafael Nadal. But here are a few other players to keep a close eye on as the tour moves to dirt, writes Kamakshi Tandon.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  6. French Open - Rafael Nadal's dominance not the only thing we lear...

    Greg Garber

    It came as no surprise that Rafael Nadal ruled the French Open again, but there were some shockers during the fortnight (see Federer, Roger).

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  7. Maria Sharapova needs three sets to advance at Stuttgart

    Top-seeded Maria Sharapova needed three sets and more than three hours Thursday in her clay-court season debut to overcome Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic for a place in the Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  8. Tennis Power Rankings

    The culmination of the clay-court season is mere moments away. Roger Federer won Madrid. Rafael Nadal ruled in Rome (among others). And Novak Djokovic, well, he's your No. 1 player in the land. In other words, the French Open ought to be good. The ...

    Power Ranking | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  9. Novak Djokovic still seeking his footing

    Ravi Ubha

    Novak Djokovic's clay-court season hasn't quite gone to plan. Djokovic, unlike in 2011, played the Monte Carlo Masters, no doubt pumped up for a possible encounter with repeat champion Rafael Nadal. Heading into the tournament, Djokovic wo...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  10. Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki move on at Porsche Grand Prix...

    Second-ranked Maria Sharapova began her clay court season on Wednesday by reaching the quarterfinals of the Porsche Grand Prix when her opponent Alize Cornet of France retired with a shoulder injury.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  11. Tennis Power Rankings

    So long to the spring hard-court season, in which Novak Djokovic (surprise!) walked away with another trophy. Hello to the spring clay-court season, in which Rafael Nadal (surprise!) won the first event of the year in Monte Carlo. Are we primed for...

    Power Ranking | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  12. Novak Djokovic beats Andreas Seppi to reach 3rd round of Monte Ca...

    Seven-time defending champion Rafael Nadal and top-ranked Novak Djokovic began their clay-court seasons with comfortable wins in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  13. Kim Clijsters still injured, will skip French Open

    Kim Clijsters will skip the French Open and clay-court season to focus on adapting to grass ahead of the London Olympics and Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  14. Andy Murray routs Viktor Troicki in second round at Monte Carlo

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrated his 27th birthday by saving all six breakpoints in a 6-2, 6-4 win Tuesday against Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  15. Time to get dirty for the game's best

    Peter Bodo

    With the clay-court season upon us, it's a good time to evaluate what's at stake for the players who will soon constitute a true "dirty dozen" -- the top six ATP and WTA pros, who will spend much time in the coming weeks trying to wash away...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  16. Tennis - Time to get dirty for the game's best

    Peter Bodo

    Ah, the many manifestations of clay. We'll find out what kind of mark it leaves on the game's top 12 players in the coming days.

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  17. Pressure building for Djokovic, Nadal

    Stephen Tignor,

    It's time for liftoff again on the men's tour. In this golden era of the ATP, no section of the season has run quite as hot as the clay-court season. Tension always builds as the players slide and grind their way across Europe, from Monte C...

    Blog | April 04, 2012