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  1. Istanbul to host first ATP Tour event in 2015

    The ATP has announced that Turkey will host its first-ever tour event, the Istanbul Open, in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  2. Grigor Dimitrov wins Nastase Tiriac Trophy for 3rd ATP title

    Top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov defeated defending champion Lukas Rosol 7-6 (2), 6-1 Sunday to win the Nastase Tiriac Trophy for his third ATP title.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  3. Polona Hercog beats Zhang Shuai to reach second round of Grand Pr...

    Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia beat last year's runner-up Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  4. Yes, America, Davis Cup still matters

    Peter Bodo

    The Davis Cup World Group quarterfinals will take place this weekend, with the U.S. already out of the competition thanks to that shocking first-round loss to Great Britain back February. Of course, that won't stop American fans from spending the ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  5. Serena Williams overcomes Yaroslava Shvedova in Sony Open

    Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  6. Andy Murray crushes Donald Young in Davis Cup opener

    James Ward won 10 of the last 11 games to take a stunning five-set victory against Sam Querrey and give Britain a 2-0 lead against the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday at Petco Park.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  7. Australian Open - Not feeling sorry for Stanislas Wawrinka anymor...

    Matt Wilansky

    After remarkable Down Under win, Stanislas Wawrinka finally had his moment. But here are five players who really need a moment of their own.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  8. 2013 US Open -- No. 2 Victoria Azarenka drops a set, but wins aga...

    Jane McManus

    No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka was somewhat rattled after dropping the first set to No. 26 Alize Cornet, but thrived under the pressure to take the match.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  9. US Open - Bryan brothers take first step in quest

    Greg Garber

    Sixty-two years ago, an Aussie team won the season Slam, a feat the Bryan brothers are getting closer to by the day.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  10. US Open singles champs to get record $2.6M

    All singles players at the U.S. Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  11. Mikhail Youzhny takes first Swiss Open title, ninth of career

    Mikhail Youzhny won his first Swiss Open title on Sunday at his eighth attempt, beating Robin Haase 6-3, 6-4.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  12. Fabio Fognini rallies to take first career ATP title

    Fabio Fognini rallied to beat second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup on Sunday for his first career title.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2013
  13. 2013 Wimbledon -- Week 1 remarks and royal blunders Week 1 remar...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Melissa Isaacson takes on tabloid scandals, thin sandwiches and pricey parkas in her observations from the first week at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  14. U.S. qualifier Jamie Hampton upsets Caroline Wozniacki in England...

    American qualifier Jamie Hampton reached the first final of her career when she defeated 2009 champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-3 at Eastbourne on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  15. French Open - Nadal to take first step toward Djokovic semifinal

    Kamakshi Tandon

    You won't see a repeat of last year's final, but that doesn't mean Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic won't clash.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2013
  16. 2013 French Open -- Serena may be one to beat at French Open

    Melissa Isaacson

    Healthy, at the top of her game, and looking for some revenge after last year's first-round elimination, top-seeded Serena Williams will capture the French Open, Melissa Isaacson predicts.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013