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  1. Who will avoid the injury-bug influenza?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Editor's note: Beginning Aug. 16, Ravi Ubha is unveiling the top 10 U.S. Open questions. Check back each weekday until Aug. 27 as we count down to No. 1. 4. Who is healthy enough to win? They're dropping like flies. After Serena Will...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  2. U.S. Open: Who will avoid the injury-bug influenza?

    Ravi Ubha,

    The injury bug always seems to rear its ugly head at the worst times. So whose body will remain intact the longest for a grueling two weeks at the U.S. Open?

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2010
  3. U.S. Open: Which dark horse is primed for a deep run?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Whether injuries or mental vacations are to blame, Maria Sharapova is among the dearth of dangerous floaters now healthy enough to foil the dreams of the favorites.

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  4. U.S. Open Series: For these scufflers, time to turn it around

    Ravi Ubha,

    Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, pre-foot injury, were doing fine on the tennis circuit. They didn't need a change of scenery. For others, though, shifting to the hard courts of the U.S. Open Series, which began this week in Atlanta, is an opportuni...

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 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. Big names going down before French starts

    Ravi Ubha,

    5. What impact will the withdrawals have? The chances of a Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer final in Paris increased fivefold when Juan Martin del Potro and Nikolay Davydenko officially withdrew Friday due to wrist injuries. We knew del Potro was out fo...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  7. 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 A lot better considering the plentiful names in the game who have withdrawn.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
  8. Despite roadblocks, Henin back in final

    Ravi Ubha,

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- A slew of factors go into winning a Grand Slam. Besides talent, there's the draw, injuries, personal issues and, of course, luck. From one day to the next, a player's chances of winning can go from zero to sky high,...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  9. Despite roadblocks, Justine Henin back in Australian Open final

    Ravi Ubha,

    How badly did Justine Henin need a seamless semifinal? With Serena Williams up next, it's exactly what the physiotherapist ordered.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2010
  10. Five men's tennis storylines to watch in 2010

    Ravi Ubha,

    Unfortunately for Andy Murray, greatness isn't measured in Masters Series titles. His quest for the elusive Grand Slam title is just one of the early 2010 storylines we're following.

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2009
  11. Five women's storylines to watch in 2010

    Ravi Ubha,

    Imagine if Maria Sharapova can mend her serving woes and Justine Henin plays at a Kim Clijsters-esque level. 2010 might be one special season on the WTA Tour.

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2009
  12. The strange and wacky pratfalls

    Ravi Ubha,

    Nightmare misadventures. Bar-room brawls. Head-butting. Yes, even the most graceful of players are victims of bizarre mishaps.

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  13. Injuries abound, but who can take the pain?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Back pain. Wonky knees. Stomach strains. Upper respiratory tract infections. Yep, the end of the grinding tennis season is rearing its ugly head.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  14. Wimbledon: Injured Williams sisters show no ill effects

    Ravi Ubha,

    Despite lingering injuries, the Williams sisters looked sharp in advancing to the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2009