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  1. Federer-Nadal rivalry restored

    Peter Bodo,

    Well, it looks like they didn't name that new stadium in Madrid "The Magic Box" for nothing. It turns out the first event ever held in the joint left the capacity crowd, as well as an enormous television audience, scratching it's collective head and ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  2. Richard Gasquet continues to screw up his career

    Peter Bodo,

    If you've followed Richard Gasquet's career at all closely, you've probably spent the past few years wondering just how many ways a guy can screw up a promising career. Gasquet had enough natural talent to earn the nickname "Baby Federer" after he f...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  3. It's all going to work out perfectly for Federer

    Peter Bodo,

    Roger Federer will find his abandoned form in Madrid, upset Rafael Nadal in the final and head into the French Open in high gear. That's plausible -- right?

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2009
  4. Perhaps it was Roger Federer who learned a lesson

    Peter Bodo,

    Mischa Zverev gave Roger Federer all he could handle in the first set of their Italian Open encounter on Friday, and I'm sure that a number of people watching the match hoped that Federer learned something useful in the course of his 7-6 (2), 6-2 wi...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2009
  5. Peter Bodo: Roger Federer, take a break and clear your head

    Peter Bodo,

    Wallowing in his current ragged state, perhaps it's time Roger Federer takes a break -- and we mean all the way through the French Open.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  6. Peter Bodo: Five imperative questions heading into the clay seaso...

    Peter Bodo,

    Five imperative questions heading into the clay season

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2009
  7. We have learned that we have a lot to learn

    Peter Bodo,

    The reality that Rafael Nadal might lose ground on clay, and Roger Federer's relief that the hard-court season is over: Are we in complete disarray, or what?

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  8. Interlopers threaten Nadal-Fed finals party

    Peter Bodo,

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Just as we got settled in and comfy, ready to savor the Roger Federer-versus-Rafael Nadal rivalry, a few interested parties began to bang on the door, call the land line, flood the inbox and Twitter away with an overriding messa...

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2009
  9. Can Fed handle Murray's bag of tricks?

    Peter Bodo,

    Andy Murray's crafty game irritates Roger Federer. But when they clash at the Indian Wells semifinals, don't expect the Swiss to capitulate that easily.

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  10. "Top" WTA players failing to seize the opportunity

    Peter Bodo,

    The top of the WTA class continues to bottom out. Without the Williamses sisters competing in Indian Wells, there's plenty of opportunity, but no one is knocking.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2009
  11. For better or worse, papa Fed to have more on his plate

    Peter Bodo,

    We can't question the euphoria Roger Federer is feeling with the news a little one is on the way. But with fatherhood present an emotional connection or enormous distraction on the court?

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2009
  12. Masterful McEnroe the right guy

    Peter Bodo,

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Although the U.S. won this weekend's first-round Davis Cup tie against Switzerland on a home court in Birmingham, Ala., with seeming ease (credit Roger Federer with an assist), it was still a historic occasion. Three Team USA play...

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2009
  13. Was Oz Federer's last stand?

    Peter Bodo,

    It's not a good day to be Roger Federer. The immediate reason is the result of the Australian Open final, which he lost in five sets to Rafael Nadal. As anyone reading this must already know, Federer on Sunday morning stood poised to equal Pete Sampr...

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2009
  14. A lot at stake in the Oz finals

    Peter Bodo,

    OK, so just how lucky are we? In just a few short hours, we're going to see Serena Williams try to break double figures in her Grand Slam title count (she currently has nine). And 24 hours (give or take) after that, we'll see if Roger Federer can ti...

    Blog | Conversation | January 30, 2009
  15. How to preserve the game's top dogs

    Peter Bodo,

    It might be difficult to wrap your head around, but it's time to revitalize the challenge-round format, which accords the defending champion the luxury of sitting out until the tournament's final.

    Blog | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  16. Players have plenty of incentive at Masters Cup

    Peter Bodo,

    Well, the early returns suggest that the "election" of the Tennis Masters Cup champion this year is going to be an unpredictable and fiercely fought battle -- Gilles Simon suggested that with his opening-round win over Roger Federer, and Andy Murray ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2008