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  1. The somber state of the States

    Stephen Tignor

    "You've got to create a positive atmosphere." That was the advice that Sloane Stephens' hitting partner and traveling coach, Andy Fitzpatrick, gave her during a changeover last week in Doha. Stephens, ranked No. 18, had just lost an error-filled f...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  2. Wimbledon - Hard to make sense of Rafael Nadal loss

    Greg Garber

    A year ago, Rafael Nadal lost in the second round. This year, it was even worse.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  3. French Open - Serena Williams closing in on more greats

    Greg Garber

    Serena Williams has redemption -- finally. After last year's debacle, she beat Maria Sharapova to win the French Open.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  4. Case involving Bernard Tomic's dad pushed back to October

    A Madrid court has postponed the trial of the father of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic because the victim of an alleged assault was unable to attend a hearing.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  5. Bernard Tomic's hitting partner calls for father ban

    The father of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic was barred Tuesday from being accredited to upcoming ATP events pending an investigation into allegations that he assaulted his son's training partner ahead of this week's Madrid Open.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  6. Bernard Tomic's father charged with assault in Madrid

    The father of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic has been charged with assaulting his son's hitting partner before this week's Madrid Open.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  7. U.S. trying to make the best of a scrambled situation

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Despite the downright nasty atmosphere of a 20,000-seat bullfighting venue in Madrid, and Rafael Nadal's dominance on red clay, the U.S. hasn't waved the white flag in its Davis Cup tie versus Spain.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2008
  8. Sharapova's ap-peel: 'My life is not about a banana'

    Much to her chagrin, Maria Sharapova was asked to address again the apparent signals she received from her father and her hitting partner during matches at the Open, including holding up four fingers or waving a banana.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2006
  9. Venus: Today was a comedy of errors

    Venus Williams

    I am waiting on the schedule to come out so that I know what time I play tomorrow. Will I be fourth or first?

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2004