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  1. Mixed U.S. results, cancan kick off French Open

    Sandra Harwitt

    As the weekend ends, the French Open begins. Live from Paris, Sandra Harwitt reports the biggest stories on and off those famous red clay courts.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  2. Game's top stars looking for retribution at Wimbledon

    Sandra Harwitt

    After their respective clay-court demises at the French Open, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters are seeking vindication on a surface much more comfortable to their playing styles. But viable competition likely will make their Wimbledon paths difficult.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2008
  3. Is Rafael Nadal the best clay-court player ever?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Rafael Nadal is now 28-0 with four titles in his French Open career. Does this record make him the best clay-court player of all time?

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2008
  4. Success fleeting for many at French

    Sandra Harwitt

    The American contingent has fallen behind the eight ball at the French Open this decade, and it's only snowballed. Snapping this lengthy drought is going to take a mammoth effort and, likely, a fortuitous set of circumstances.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2008
  5. Henin's versatility and clay-court prowess should bode well again...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Will Justine Henin's bum knee hinder her clay-court domination? Can Maria Sharapova circumvent a chronic shoulder injury and be a stalwart on dirt? The best women in the business are preparing to get down and dirty for the clay-court season.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  6. Tennis - Why the Orange Bowl switched to clay

    Sandra Harwitt

    Clay. It's the one word American tennis players scoff at. But until they begin to embrace the surface, the angst will never subside, which is why the prestigious Orange Bowl made the switch to dirt.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  7. French Open -- A meltdown, a birthday bash and a comeback

    Sandra Harwitt

    Day Two of the French Open featured some expected wins and some unexpected collapses. Live from Paris, Sandra Harwitt reports the biggest stories on and off those famous red clay courts.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  8. Five Miami musings we must share

    Sandra Harwitt

    The Sony Ericsson Open marks the end of the annual spring hard-court season. It provides a sense of how 2011 is shaking out as the tours head off to the European clay circuit. Here's a look at five things we took away from the 2011 Miami tourna...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  9. Sandra Harwitt: John Isner, Lauren Embree win French Open wild ca...

    Sandra Harwitt

    The voyage to Paris became that much more valuable for Americans John Isner and Lauren Embree, who knocked out their wild-card compatriots for a trip straight to the French Open main draw.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2009