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  1. Blake part of smallest U.S. contingent to reach second round

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake is ranked in the top 10, but has never advanced beyond the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam. Whether that breakthrough happens at Wimbledon remains to be seen, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2007
  2. Will experience translate to success for Young?

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Donald Young spent last week as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team. Bonnie DeSimone writes what the 17-year-old learned from the likes of James Blake and Andy Roddick.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2007
  3. Historical significance behind Blake's win

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake had plenty of reasons to celebrate following his convincing win over Spain's Tommy Robredo in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. Bonnie DeSimone explains.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2007
  4. Issues between the ears as Blake struggles

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake intends to draw on past experiences to help get him out of the two-month slump he's currently enduring. Bonnie DeSimone explains.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2007
  5. Americans Blake and King triumphant

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake and Vania King both won tournaments on the same day. As Bonnie DeSimone explains, finally Americans have something to smile about.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2006
  6. Latest win moves Blake up in ATP race

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake trails only Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in titles in 2006. Bonnie DeSimone writes how Blake's latest win moved him one step closer to another goal.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2006
  7. Blake couldn't convert on second, third chances

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake finally won a set against Roger Federer, but that's all he could muster in the U.S. Open quarterfinals. Bonnie DeSimone writes how Blake couldn't capitalize on multiple chances to change the usual script.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2006
  8. Gonzalez' win over Blake was 'war of attrition'

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It was the most brutal of matches in the most genteel of settings, an all-out war of attrition only a short distance from manicured croquet courts where white-clad players tapped their balls with mallets.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2006
  9. Despite McEnroe's absence, U.S. team is ready

    Bonnie DeSimone

    The U.S. Davis Cup team is very strong on paper. This weekend, two of the world's top-10 players and the No. 1 doubles tandem hope they're even more commanding on grass.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2006
  10. Golovin extends Sharapova to third set

    Bonnie DeSimone

    From noon to midnight, from Sharapova to Federer, Bonnie DeSimone was all over the Nasdaq-100 Open on Thursday watching the best players in the world.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2006
  11. Blake's ready for Federer Express

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake may be in what one interviewer called "an extended zone," but he recognizes that Roger Federer is in a zone of his own right now, a Bermuda Triangle of tennis where otherwise sturdy ships vanish without a trace.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2006
  12. Don't call it a comeback ... anymore

    Bonnie DeSimone

    While James Blake and Martina Hingis did not win the Pacific Life Open, both players made statements that they can play with the best in the world.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2006
  13. Tale of two seasons for James Blake

    Bonnie DeSimone

    After a tumultuous 2004 season -- both on and off the court -- James Blake reflects on the past few months.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2005