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  1. Tennis - Robin Soderling still eyeing comeback but accepts that c...

    Ravi Ubha

    Two-time French Open finalist Robin Soderling, sidelined by mono the past 18 months, has his sights on a return but concedes that his playing days might be behind him.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  2. Wimbledon - Uncle Toni feeling quite chipper about Rafael Nadal

    Ravi Ubha

    If Rafael Nadal won't tell you how good he's feeling about his game, Uncle Toni sure will.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  3. Will Serena rebound at Wimbledon?

    Ravi Ubha

    When favorite Serena Williams was stunned by Virginie Razzano in the first round of the French Open, it marked the first time in six years Williams lost before the quarterfinals in back-to-back majors. Her air of invincibility is fading somewhat. Ho...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  4. Djokovic shows signs of vulnerability

    Ravi Ubha

    PARIS -- It was a rainy, blustery day at the French Open two years ago when one of the most impressive streaks in tennis history came to an end. Robin Soderling upset Roger Federer/a>, preventing the Swiss from making his 24th consecutive appearan...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  5. French Open - Serena Williams, John Isner among our first-week aw...

    Ravi Ubha

    John Isner played like a thousand games. Serena shed nearly as many tears. But it was Richard Gasquet who takes the cake (and simultaneously lost his lunch) in our Week 1 awards.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2012
  6. French Open - Paul-Henri Mathieu stands taller versus John Isner

    Ravi Ubha

    Paul-Henri Mathieu has had his share of shortcomings. But against John Isner, he experienced the ultimate high.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  7. Novak Djokovic's closest calls

    Ravi Ubha

    PARIS -- As his Quest for the Quad continues, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic should have few problems with Nicolas Devilder, a qualifier ranked 286th, at the French Open on Friday. In the early rounds of the past three majors, however, it hasn't al...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  8. Azarenka's coach pleased with Round 2

    Ravi Ubha

    PARIS -- Tennis coach Sam Sumyk's Wednesday at the French Open was a lot less stressful than his Monday. His pupil, world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, sailed past German Dinah Pfizenmaier 6-1, 6-1 in less than an hour to land in the third round. In...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  9. Fish's coach discusses tennis prognosis

    Ravi Ubha

    PARIS -- With Mardy Fish absent from the French Open, his coach, Mark Knowles, is playing doubles at Roland Garros. Here's part of a conversation had with Knowles a day after it was revealed that Fish, the U.S. No. 1 and world No. 10, ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  10. French Open - Novak Djokovic shakes early cobwebs

    Ravi Ubha

    What Novak Djokovic is trying to do -- it ain't easy. But he's one-seventh of the way there.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  11. French Open - Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic destined to meet in...

    Ravi Ubha

    The draw is out, and all the viable big-name threats and dangerous floaters aside, we're destined for another Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic final.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  12. French Open - Same old story for the U.S. in Paris?

    Ravi Ubha

    Of course no American man is going to win the French. But that doesn't mean someone can't do a little damage on the dirt, right?

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  13. Belief begins now for Andy Murray & Co.

    Ravi Ubha

    The crown jewels of the U.S. winter, Indian Wells and Miami, have passed. Now the crown jewels of the European spring, Madrid and Rome, loom. Which players need good results in the next few weeks to give them a boost at the French Open, which starts...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  14. Australian Open - Victoria Azarenka among the first-timers who ca...

    Ravi Ubha

    Understandably, it's hard to look beyond the favorites in Australia. But there are a few Slam-less hopefuls who could (we reiterate, could) win that maiden major.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  15. My journey through the Slams

    Ravi Ubha

    Each Grand Slam presents a unique challenge. No one knows that more than the fearless Ravi Ubha, who carefully traversed the globe to witness all the action in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2011
  16. Tennis - Can Roger Federer survive the Juan Martin del Potro test...

    Ravi Ubha

    Nothing went according to script in Canada -- except for Mr. Reliable, Novak Djokovic. But there's no time to revel in another title.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2011