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  1. Assessing the recent coaching changes

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The bond between a player and a coach doesn't last forever. But will a new voice help the likes of James Blake and Victoria Azarenka in 2010?

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  2. Recognizing tennis's generous charities

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Lost in the shuffle of the grinding tennis season is the ambitious charity work from a bevy of players. Here's a sampling of those who give back.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  3. James Blake, longtime coach Brian Barker agree to split

    Bonnie D. Ford

    No. 24 James Blake, struggling to regain the form that kept him in the top 10 for much of a three-season stretch from 2006-08, said he and lifelong coach Brian Barker mutually decided that Barker would stop traveling with him after the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2009
  4. Bonnie D. Ford: Revitalized James Blake mentally, physically read...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After hitting the proverbial wall last year, a meticulously planned offseason, a fresh outlook and inspiration from President-elect Barack Obama have James Blake ready for the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2009
  5. Fish latest addition to afflicted U.S. Davis Cup squad

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Think Mardy Fish's ears are ringing? A week after he attempts to answer the bell for the U.S. Davis Cup team versus Spain, Fish will be encircled by wedding bells at his upcoming nuptials.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 16, 2008
  6. Overpowering Querrey inflicts damage at U.S. Open

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Who said the future of American tennis is somber? Donald Young had moments of brilliance, while Sam Querrey broke Tomas Berdych's serve and then his spirit at the U.S. Open.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 26, 2008
  7. Blake, Federer share unparalleled off-the-court grace

    Bonnie D. Ford

    On the court, James Blake may have hit his ceiling, while Roger Federer is embarking on unparalleled greatness. Off the court, though, they're stride-for-stride when it comes to grace and respect.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2008
  8. In the Land of Oz, dreams begin at the first slam of the season

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Somewhere over the rainbow, the first major of the year is about to begin. While the wizard, Roger Federer, has swept away the field, others such as James Blake are on a quest down the Yellow Brick Road.

    SpecialFeature | January 08, 2008
  9. Blake's biggest victory has U.S. on verge of Davis Cup title

    Bonnie D. Ford

    His season was somewhat disappointing and his Davis Cup record has been well documented. But James Blake put all that behind him and put the United States one win from the Davis Cup title.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2007
  10. Davis Cup road woes continue for Blake in Sweden

    Bonnie D. Ford

    At 11-8, James Blake's singles record in Davis Cup play leaves something to be desired. The fact that he's won only one "live" road match is cause for even greater concern, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2007
  11. Huge weight lifted off Blake's shoulders with five-set win

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The fifth set alone between James Blake and Fabrice Santoro was worth the price of admission. Bonnie D. Ford writes how Blake -- finally -- broke into the win column in a five-set match.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2007