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  1. Predicting future tennis rivalries

    Peter Bodo

    Pete Sampras has said that tennis is at its best, most appealing, and most resonant when there's a genuine rivalry at the top of the game, and we've been lucky to live in an era of great one-on-one matchups. This goes all the way back to t...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
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  3. Federer has sense of urgency

    Patrick McEnroe

    Federer needs a win to turn a "good" year into a "great" one.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2005
  4. Michael Jordan is Roger Federer's special guest at US Open

    "His Airness" is now a member of Club Fed.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  5. Tomas Berdych tops Marin Cilic to win ABN Amro

    Tomas Berdych won his first ATP tournament title since October 2012, beating Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-4, 6-2 Sunday in the ABN Amro final.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  6. Big weekend, big names at Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    Isn't it great to see three members of the tennis world's vaunted big four still battling on, even though the US Open has been over for nearly a week? Roger Federer is the only one of that group who won't be swinging a racket this week, but there...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  7. 2013 Wimbledon -- Women's final is an unexpected treat

    Melissa Isaacson

    Comeback specialist and crowd favorite Sabine Lisicki faces aggressive, animated Marion Bartoli in a compelling, if unexpected, Wimbledon final matchup.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  8. espnw -- First Grand Slam event supplies memories aplenty

    Jim Caple

    From Rafael Nadal's improbable shot between his legs, to Serena Williams' blistering serves to Venus Williams' sad exit, the French Open produced memories for a lifetime.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  9. My day at Louis Armstrong

    Howard Bryant

    NEW YORK -- One of the great treasures of attending a Grand Slam event is scanning the day's Order of Play and deciding which courts deserve the scramble and which are going to be sacrificed. During the first week, especially, each court contain...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  10. U.S. Open - Impossible standard Novak Djokovic created

    Howard Bryant

    Novak Djokovic is no longer invincible, but that doesn't mean he can't win the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  11. It all came together for Jennifer Capriati

    Matt Wilansky,

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- It's a little frightening how life can get in the way of a great tennis career. That's what I always thought anyway, when any mention of Jennifer Capriati came up. We all know her backstory, the one that stretched all the ...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  12. Wimbledon - Lukas Rosol resolute for more

    Ravi Ubha

    Lukas Rosol produced one of the great upsets in recent memory. And he's not done yet.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  13. In Grand Slams, women should play five-set matches

    LZ Granderson

    There are times in which more is actually more. Matches in the tennis majors would definitely fit in that category. The women should be playing best of five sets.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  14. Novak Djokovic fights through grief

    Peter Bodo

    Pundits will never make a place for this match on the list of all the great ones Novak Djokovic has played. It won't make the short list of best comebacks that invariably will be complied by statisticians and tennis historians. It won't eve...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  15. Tennis - Novak Djokovic fights through grief

    Peter Bodo

    Novak Djokovic is playing the Monte Carlo Masters with a heavy heart, but so far that hasn't slowed him down one bit.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  16. Djokovic eager to tame Nadal in Monte Carlo

    Peter Bodo

    One of the commendable qualities of the top ATP players today is that they don't duck one another. In fact, they often seem to go looking for one another, with the tacit understanding that great players ought to have great rivalries. This wasn&...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  17. Tennis - Novak Djokovic eager to tame Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo...

    Peter Bodo

    Rafael Nadal owns Monte Carlo. But Novak Djokovic is looking for a fight in the finale. Will it come down to that?

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2012