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  1. Nothing like the present for U.S. players

    Peter Bodo

    The U.S. Open Series kicked off this weekend in Atlanta, and North American fans already have something to moan about: Sam Querrey, the No. 2 American behind Atlanta top seed and No. 12 John Isner, was defeated by Dudi Sela in the second round by the...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Spotlight on Americans at Hall of Fame

    Peter Bodo

    In recent years, the steady stream of American male tennis players descending on London in mid-June to compete at Wimbledon have been coming back a week or more before the conclusion of the event, tails between their legs, freshly strung but unused r...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Tough Wimbledon draws for big names

    Peter Bodo

    We live in an age of speed reading, speed dialing and even speed dating. So why not speed draw analysis as well? Let's not waste any more time before looking at the 2014 Wimbledon draw. Men's singles Top quarter: The Djokovic section Prom...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  4. Clay intrigue for women, not for men

    Peter Bodo

    The clay-court swing is officially underway, the first blow struck by Andrea Petkovic of Germany, who won on the green clay of Charleston last Sunday. There are WTA events underway this week in Katowice, Poland, and Bogota, Colombia, where top se...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. From bad to worse for U.S. Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    Here's how bad it is for the U.S. team in the Davis Cup: The squad lost in the first round of World Group play this past weekend to Great Britain, a nation that had not won a single WG match (a "tie" in Davis Cup patois) in 30 years. Not bad enoug...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  6. Isner, Serena ready for US Open

    Peter Bodo

    There was poignancy about the results in the final major warm-up tournament for the US Open, the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Each singles final featured an American, and both of the U.S. players lost. ATP No. 22 John Isner lost the men's f...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  7. Red clay just what Isner, U.S. men need

    Peter Bodo

    John Isner won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston on Sunday, on the same surface -- red clay -- where all of the ATP action up to and including the French Open will take place over the next two months. Ordinarily, that would be a ...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  8. Tennis - Red clay of the Monte Carlo Masters just what John Isner...

    Peter Bodo

    John Isner won Houston. Great. But what he and most of the U.S. men need is a good, long and successful run on the European red clay.

    Blog | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  9. Team USA going through growing pains

    Peter Bodo

    The New Orleans Superdome wasn't the only sporting venue to experience a major, lengthy power outage in the American south yesterday. It also happened at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Florida. Shortly after serving terror John Isner, ...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  10. Team USA going through growing pains

    Peter Bodo

    It wasn't a pretty victory, but a victory nonetheless as the new-look Team USA began its Davis Cup season against Brazil, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  11. Tennis - John Isner begins quest to make U.S. Davis Cup team his ...

    Peter Bodo

    The U.S. opens Davis Cup play against Brazil with a good chance to get off on the right foot, and that's welcome news for a talented team in transition.

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  12. Can Isner give U.S. more Davis Cup magic?

    Peter Bodo

    John Isner is halfway through what could become one of the greatest 12-month individual Davis Cup performances in history, and the hard part isn't necessarily still ahead -- difficult as that may be to believe. The tie between the U.S. and Spai...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  13. Tennis - Can John Isner give U.S. more Davis Cup magic?

    Peter Bodo

    So the Americans travel across the pond to play Spain on clay. A lost cause, eh? Not so fast -- especially with this U.S. team.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  14. Look out, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

    Peter Bodo

    The Wimbledon draw is out, and the big news is that John Isner and Nicolas Mahut will not -- I repeat -- will not meet in the first round for the third consecutive year. But each of them has a very winnable first match, so they could clash in Round 2...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  15. Wimbledon - Look out, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

    Peter Bodo

    It's Wimbledon, so naturally Andy Murray has nothing on his mind but tennis. But was the draw kind to him?

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  16. Isner, Serena give U.S. plenty of hope

    Peter Bodo

    U.S. tennis fans haven't had all that much to crow about recently, so from a narrow, chauvinistic point of view, you have to count this weekend a huge success. John Isner and Serena Williams acquitted themselves with great panache, and for a mom...

    Blog | April 09, 2012