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  1. U.S. played with heart despite loss

    Sandra Harwitt

    GIJON, Spain -- This year's Davis Cup final, which will be the 100th Davis Cup in history, is now set. As it turned out one anticipated nation made the final grade as expected and another became a surprise semifinal winner. Defending champions ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  2. Tennis - The unlikely run of the Americans in Davis Cup

    Sandra Harwitt

    All things considered, it's nothing short of shocking that the United States has reached the Davis Cup semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  3. Davis Cup - U.S. to try to work its magic on the road ... again

    Sandra Harwitt

    The U.S. Davis Cup team plays on the road for the sixth time in its last seven outings as it takes on France in this weekend's second round, Sandra Harwitt writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  4. Davis Cup - Isner's time to rise and shine

    Sandra Harwitt

    Now the U.S. team's top player, John Isner has a chance to establish his elite status

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  5. Mardy Fish needs to step up for U.S. team - Tennis

    Sandra Harwitt

    Even without Nadal, Spain proved it is the dominant force in World Group Davis Cup play, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Blog | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  6. Rafael Nadal opts for rest over Davis Cup

    Sandra Harwitt

    Forget Waldo. The question heading into this Davis Cup quarterfinal weekend is: "Where's Rafa?" The Spanish Davis Cup team is in Andy Roddick's hometown of Austin, Texas, where they'll mix it up in the Davis Cup quarterfinal against t...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  7. Rafael Nadal skips Davis Cup quarters to vacation in Mallorca

    Sandra Harwitt

    Even without Rafael Nadal, Spain brings a weighty lineup to Austin, Texas, this weekend for Davis Cup quarterfinals.

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  8. Janko Tipsarevic envies and is inspired by his Serbian compatriot...

    Sandra Harwitt

    There are those who believe it takes wealth and resources to produce world-class tennis players. But sometimes all it takes is desire and initiative. Serbia, a landlocked speck of a nation in Eastern Europe, stands as proof that it isn't just about ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  9. Tennis: Serena Williams' compatriots express concern

    Sandra Harwitt

    Serena Williams has carried the weight of American tennis for some time. And her compatriots are well aware of what she means to the game.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  10. Who married, divorced and had kids in 2009

    Sandra Harwitt

    With the holiday season upon us, some of tennis's stars -- for better or worse -- have further reason to kick back and guzzle the eggnog.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2009
  11. Radek Stepanek's custom job is making a racket

    Sandra Harwitt

    Even a master craftsman is no better than his tools, which is why Radek Stepanek turned his back on an endorsement deal to play with a custom-made model for nothing. His reward is in the results.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2009
  12. Esoteric round-robin format has its share of flaws

    Sandra Harwitt

    From the brainteasers that are round-robin tiebreakers to the outgrowth of tennis in China, Sandra Harwitt puts a stamp on the 2008 Masters Cup and looks at what permutations are in store for next season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 18, 2008
  13. Blueprint to improve team competitions comes under much scrutiny

    Sandra Harwitt

    The topic of choice bookending the U.S.'s Fed Cup and Davis Cup 2008 first-round ties was potential mutations to the format to help garner more attention.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2008