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  1. More disappointment for Maria Sharapova

    Ravi Ubha,

    The most intriguing match on the second day of the year-end championships in Istanbul had to be Maria Sharapova against French Open winner Li Na. Sharapova went into this one hurting mentally and perhaps physically, still, after losing to Sam Stosur...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  2. Work left for Rafael Nadal and his cohorts

    Ravi Ubha,

    For Rafael Nadal, the next two months should be about one thing -- staying healthy. He's pulled off the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open treble, triumphing in New York despite indifferent results in Toronto and Cincinnati. A few other mem...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  3. Tennis: For top-10 men, what's left?

    Ravi Ubha,

    The season's Slams might be behind us, but we encourage the top-10 players to take the rest of the year to get their priorities in order.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  4. Seven things we learned at the French

    Ravi Ubha,

    In some ways, the French Open was predictable: Rafael Nadal won the whole thing. In other ways, it was far from it. Roger Federer lost sooner than expected, the Queen of Clay stuttered, and a scrappy Italian with a big smile made history. What did w...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  5. 2010 French Open: Seven things we learned at Roland Garros

    Ravi Ubha,

    What can we glean from the just-wrapped 2010 French Open? Among other things: When she bowed out of the semifinals because of injury, Elena Dementieva saw her Grand Slam ship sail.

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2010
  6. 2010 French Open: Robin Soderling here to stay

    Ravi Ubha,

    It didn't work out for Robin Soderling at the French Open, but his compatriots better be aware of his huge game and dogged determination.

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2010
  7. What would it take for Fed to beat Nadal?

    Ravi Ubha,

    1. Can Roger Federer finally beat Rafa Nadal in Paris? One of the glaring holes in Roger Federer's dossier, apart from a Davis Cup title, is beating Rafael Nadal at the French Open. This could be Federer's last chance. Next year, Juan M...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  8. 2010 French Open: Can Roger Federer finally beat Rafael Nadal in ...

    Ravi Ubha,

    Apprehension. Nerves. Tension. That, in a nutshell, describes Roger Federer when faced against his foremost rival, Rafael Nadal.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2010
  9. 2010 French Open: Can Serena or Venus Williams win?

    Ravi Ubha,

    It's been a long time since a Williams sister won the French Open. So why should this year be any different?

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  10. 2010 French Open: Does John Isner, Sam Querrey or Andy Roddick ha...

    Ravi Ubha,

    Yes, there's reason for optimism for the American men this year, but that doesn't necessarily translate into wins.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  11. Who will surprise us at Roland Garros?

    Ravi Ubha,

    4. Who are the dark horses? Given that Rafael Nadal is the overwhelming favorite to win the French Open, and Roger Federer is hands down the distant second favorite, any dark horses are more like dark, dark, dark horses. Before Rafa came along, th...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  12. 2010 French Open: David Ferrer, Aravane Rezai among the dark hors...

    Ravi Ubha,

    Remember when the French Open invariably yielded surprise winners (thanks, Rafa)? That might not be the case anymore, but there are a few under-the-radar players who might have something to say.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  13. 2010 French Open: Kim Clijsters, Nikolay Davydenko, Juan Martin d...

    Ravi Ubha,

    What are the chances that we see a Roger-Rafa French Open final? A lot better considering the plentiful names in the game who have withdrawn.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  14. French Open: Does Andy Murray have any shot?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Andy Murray's top priority at the French Open should be to gain enough momentum for the tournament that matters most to his fan base -- Wimbledon.

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  15. French Open: Is Novak Djokovic a contender?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Is it more likely that Novak Djokovic will retire from a match at the French Open or win the event? Ravi Ubha has an inkling.

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  16. A Serbian resurgence, perhaps?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Editor's note: Beginning May 10, Ravi Ubha unveils the top 10 French Open questions. Check back each weekday until May 21 as we count down to No. 1. 8. How deep can the Serbian women go? Jelena Jankovic missed a golden chance to win the F...

    Blog | May 11, 2010