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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 - Maria Sharapova digging the dirt these days

    Greg Garber

    She doesn't seem to fit the part, but somehow Maria Sharapova has made herself into the best women's clay-court player in the world, Greg Garber writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  3. Tennis - With Rafael Nadal struggling, is Stanislas Wawrinka the ...

    Greg Garber

    As quickly as Rafael Nadal catapulted back to the top of the game, he now enters the Madrid Masters on a downward trend, writes Greg Garber.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Tennis - More dirt domination for Rafael Nadal?

    Greg Garber

    See that photo of an exultant Rafael Nadal? If he's that good on hard courts, what's to stop him on clay?

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  6. Tennis - Serena Williams prepared for clay

    Greg Garber

    Fresh off her Sony Open title, Serena Williams earned a little time on the beach. But that's not the kind of dirt she'll have to contend with in the next couple of months.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  7. French Open: Paris pitfalls continue for Andy Roddick

    Greg Garber

    Heavy conditions and heavy feet are not a winning formula for Andy Roddick. That was rather obvious Saturday in Paris.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2010
  8. Nadal has improved virtually every aspect of his game

    Greg Garber

    No longer just the prototypical clay-court player, Rafael Nadal is perceptibly bigger and stronger. There is a growing sentiment the Wimbledon title is his to lose and a new world order in tennis will be established.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2008
  9. Nadal amplifies his clay-court prowess at French Open

    Greg Garber

    From a lopsided men's final to the best espresso in town, the French Open had highlights -- and lowlights -- aplenty.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2008
  10. Federer in need of a monumental effort versus Nadal

    Greg Garber

    It didn't come easy but Roger Federer passed the Gael Monfils test, advancing to the French Open final. And like the last two years, when he has failed to capture the elusive French Open title, Federer will be staring history -- and Nadal -- square in the eyes.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2008
  11. Passive-aggressive approach fails to work for Blake

    Greg Garber

    He's always done it his way. But Thursday at the French Open, James Blake's blueprint to temper his game and play more conservatively ended in an all-too-familiar way: clay-court disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2008
  12. Grass will be greener for Roddick at Wimbledon

    Greg Garber

    After a steady diet of dirt for six weeks in which the results were average at best, Andy Roddick hopes to feast on the grass at Wimbledon, writes Greg Garber.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2007
  13. When will Nadal's clay-court streak end?

    Greg Garber

    Next week, Rafael Nadal gets a chance to extend his 62-match win streak on clay. Greg Garber writes how the Spaniard has been able to keep his streak alive.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2007
  14. Federer ends Nadal's win streak

    Greg Garber

    A look at each match Rafael Nadal has won during his 79-match, clay-court win streak.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2007
  15. Nadal transitions to grass quite nicely

    Greg Garber

    Rafael Nadal is proving to critics that he is more than just a clay-court specialist. The Spaniard has changed his game to accommodate the grass at Wimbledon, Greg Garber writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2006
  16. Transition from clay to grass a difficult one

    Greg Garber

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are coming off a grueling clay-court season. Now, with no time to relax, both have to make the difficult transition to grass. Greg Garber explains.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2006