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  1. Merciless Mini-Slam

    Peter Bodo,

    It doesn't have a fancy name, like "the Bi-Coastal Double" or "Spring Mini-Slam," but winning the back-to-back top-tier events at Indian Wells and Miami has emerged as perhaps the game's most noteworthy achievement below the Grand Slam level. Only s...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2008
  2. Fish comes full circle

    Peter Bodo,

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- It was a great day for Serbian tennis in the Pacific Life Open at Indian Wells Sunday, but since there's a resurrection theme to Easter Sunday for many people, let's not write Mardy Fish entirely out of the script. He was the ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2008
  3. Battle of the ball-bouncers

    Peter Bodo,

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- One of the men's semifinals at the Pacific Life Open is all set, and it's going to be a battle of the ball-bouncers, although some people might describe this protracted sequence an annoyance for how they feel about Novak Djoko...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2008
  4. Going gaga for Lindsay

    Peter Bodo,

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Lindsay Davenport has been writing an engaging feel-good story for some five months now. How often does a new mother cut short her projected maternity leave and rush back to the job, even if her vocation as a tennis player is,...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2008
  5. Champions' springboard

    Peter Bodo,

    In some ways, it's been the ATP version of the Wheel of Fortune. Indian Wells, the prestigious Masters Series event that ends the long and not entirely compelling six-week stretch that follows the Australian Open, has a rich history as a career-launc...

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2008
  6. Nadal ends drought in desert

    Peter Bodo,

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- You don't really go to the desert to get relief from a drought, but that's exactly what Rafael Nadal did at the Pacific Life Open here in the shadows of the Santa Rosa mountains. It had been eight months since Nadal last won a...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2007
  7. Young guns

    Peter Bodo,

    Indian Wells, Ca. -- You're not supposed to say this, I suppose, but it's surprising how often one person's tragedy is another one's opportunity. Hate that boss who's never going to let you up from his thumb and thinks you're a liability to the comp...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2007
  8. Federer fizzles in the desert

    Peter Bodo,

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- By now you all know the news: Roger Federer was bucked off his horse at the Pacific Life Open yesterday by Argentina's Guillermo Canas. He had a little business to take care of in the moments following that seismic event (I ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2007
  9. Missing in action at Indian Wells

    Peter Bodo,

    The Pacific Life Open, the first major American tournament of the year, starts today at Indian Wells, Calif., with a women's draw that is more noteworthy for who isn't playing than who is. Only two of the top five women (No. 1 Maria Sharapova and No....

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2007
  10. Two plots about to thicken

    Peter Bodo,

    The next time the tribes of tennis gather in a significant way will be at the two great U.S. hard-court tournaments, the Pacific Life Open at Indian Wells, Calif., and the Sony Ericsson Open on Key Biscayne, Fla. These back-to-back combined (men and ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2007