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  1. Australian Open -- Mike and Bob Bryan nice guys who finish first

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Their genetically based synchronicity makes it almost unfair. With their Aussie Open title, Bob and Mike Bryan snared the final major record to their glorious resumes.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2013
  2. Locker Room Report: Q&A with Adam Helfant

    Bonnie D. Ford

    ATP executive chairman and president Adam Helfant discusses the game's controversial topics, including Wayne Odesnik's detrimental conduct, sponsorship and Davis Cup format.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  3. Draw of Davis Cup still brings out best

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Despite its midmarket venues and scheduling quirks, nothing brings out the national loyalties and exceptional tennis of today's top players like Davis Cup competition.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2009
  4. Nadal's efficient, brilliant shotmaking propels Spain into final

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Not even an ailing posterior could prevent Rafael Nadal from a near-flawless performance. At a historic bullring in Madrid, the world No. 1 bludgeoned American Andy Roddick in straight sets to propel the Spaniards into the Davis Cup final.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2008
  5. U.S. finds no satisfaction in a moral victory

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Entrenched in a hostile Madrid environment, Sam Querrey and Andy Roddick ardently fought the Spaniards in the Day 1 Davis Cup semifinals. But the U.S. heads into Saturday's action down 0-2.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2008
  6. U.S. trying to make the best of a scrambled situation

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Despite the downright nasty atmosphere of a 20,000-seat bullfighting venue in Madrid, and Rafael Nadal's dominance on red clay, the U.S. hasn't waved the white flag in its Davis Cup tie versus Spain.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2008
  7. Fish latest addition to afflicted U.S. Davis Cup squad

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Think Mardy Fish's ears are ringing? A week after he attempts to answer the bell for the U.S. Davis Cup team versus Spain, Fish will be encircled by wedding bells at his upcoming nuptials.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 16, 2008
  8. Roddick blows Mathieu off the court to clinch Davis Cup tie

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Despite the unexpected pullout of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet's confounding proposal, the French squad played a spirited tie. However, it just wasn't meant to be as Andy Roddick and the Americans advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2008
  9. Davis Cup competition brings out very best in Bryan brothers

    Bonnie D. Ford

    From the outset, the Bryan brothers have simply dominated Davis Cup competition. Whether on the road, home, clay or hard courts, the siblings have compiled win after win. And with one more against France, the Bryans will reach a new standard.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2008
  10. Viable options for French team, but who's it going to be?

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The French Davis Cup team will stroll confidently into Winston-Salem, N.C., this week with a talent-laden squad. But unlike the American unit -- a team set in stone - it's anyone's guess as to how the pieces will eventually fit together for the French.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2008
  11. U.S. faces obstacles in defending Davis Cup championship

    Bonnie D. Ford

    They've scarcely had time to revel in their first title in 12 years, yet the U.S. embarks on a voyage to Vienna to face Austria in the first round of Davis Cup. The clay surface, coupled with an afflicted time for the American players could be troubling.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  12. From captain to practice players, Davis Cup title a team effort

    Bonnie D. Ford

    With Andy Roddick and Bryan brothers unbeaten this year in the first three rounds of the Davis Cup, Russia -- for all intent and purposes -- found itself trailing before the final even started.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2007
  13. Blake's biggest victory has U.S. on verge of Davis Cup title

    Bonnie D. Ford

    His season was somewhat disappointing and his Davis Cup record has been well documented. But James Blake put all that behind him and put the United States one win from the Davis Cup title.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2007
  14. Excitement, suspense starts early at Davis Cup final

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Nikolay Davydenko, Russia's top singles player, will be playing doubles in the Davis Cup final. Or will he? Thursday's Davis Cup draw was just the beginning of what promises to be an unpredictable and exciting end to the season.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2007
  15. McEnroe's commitment has U.S. on verge of title

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When contemplating retirement, Patrick McEnroe dreamt of one day being the Davis Cup captain. Dream come true, he carved out a unique style and now McEnroe has the United States on the cusp of a title.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  16. U.S. team ready for whatever, and whomever, Russians throw at it

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The Davis Cup final begins Friday and the United States is ready for the defending champions from Russia ... regardless of whom they send out on the court.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007