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  1. Hingis will have hands full with Zvonareva

    Howie Schwab

    The names might not be Davenport and Federer, but Howie Schwab writes that there are several worthwhile first-round matches to pay attention to at the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2006
  2. Some interesting openers in store

    Howie Schwab

    Australian Open first round matches to watch

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2005
  3. Roddick's first round isn't easy

    Howie Schwab

    Andy Roddick and Venus Williams need to be ready from the start to avoid an upset.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2004
  4. First-round matches to watch

    Howie Schwab

    When the U.S. Open draw came out, two first-round matches immediately stood out.

    PackageStory | August 21, 2003
  5. Potential showdowns brewing

    Howie Schwab

    You might not recognize all the names, but there are some interesting matchups out there like Ashley Harkleroad vs. Maria Sharapova.

    PackageStory | June 17, 2003
  6. It's tough early for Agassi, Capriati

    Howie Schwab

    Among the players with difficult draws are Andre Agassi and Jennifer Capriati, who meet tough foes early.

    PackageStory | May 23, 2003
  7. Kuerten's opener could be five sets

    Howie Schwab

    Gustavo Kuerten owns the record against his first-round opponent but they almost always go five sets.

    PackageStory | January 09, 2003
  8. Beat-up vets take on youngsters

    Howie Schwab

    Dangerous floaters like Greg Rusedski, Mark Philippoussis, Todd Martin and Richard Krajicek are capable of scoring early surprises.

    PackageStory | August 22, 2002
  9. Kuerten and Ferrero didn't draw the easiest matches

    Howie Schwab

    There will be a few seeds sweating out tough opening matches as well as a couple of unseeded players paired off in interesting showdowns.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2001
  10. Wimbledon semifinal matchup resurfaces early

    Howie Schwab

    The first Grand Slam event of the tennis season has a number of intriguing first-round matchups. Several seeds could be challenged early.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2001
  11. Must-see matches: first round

    Howie Schwab

    As Wimbledon nears, here's our take on the must-see first-round matches.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2000
  12. Zheng won't be easy for Serena

    Howie Schwab

    Unlike the French Open, Wimbledon offers little chance for any major first-round upsets.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2004