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  1. Tennis - Roger Federer plays vintage ball in win against Novak Dj...

    Matt Wilansky

    Roger Federer left world No. 1 Novak Djokovic feeling as blue as his shirt in the final of the Dubai Championships.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2015
  2. Federer, Djokovic set for Dubai showdown

    Matt Wilansky

    For some time, the delineation of Roger Federer's glory years and his past-his-prime existence has been blurred. Two years ago, we couldn't help but evoke the word "retire" with any mention of Federer's name. And last year, of course, was his renaiss...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  3. Borna Coric living up to self-proclamation

    Matt Wilansky

    It's somewhat ironic that Andy Murray went with fluorescent green as his color of shirt this week. Because his game was anything but glowing Thursday in the Dubai Championships quarterfinals. The No. 3 seed fell ignominiously to one of the game's...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  4. Tennis - Donald Young's new perspective

    Matt Wilansky

    Donald Young's travails are well-known at this point, but after two weeks of inspired play, including a run to the final of Delray Beach, things are changing.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2015
  5. Tech it out: Wilson Burn rackets

    Matt Wilansky

    From Australia to New York and the virtual transom in between, there's this not-so-secretive sentiment on who the next first-time Grand Slam winner might be. They call him Kei Nishikori, who, as it so happens, just won the Memphis Open for the th...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  6. Memphis Open music to Kei Nishikori's ears

    Matt Wilansky

    You don't typically think of Kei Nishikori in the same vein as Keith Richards or Eric Clapton or B.B. King. But judging by the hardware the world fifth-ranked player is racking up, he has the means to join them as a virtuoso musician. With a 6-4...

    Blog | February 15, 2015
  7. Tech It Out: Babolat Pure Drive

    Matt Wilansky

    If an eyeball test means anything, and if we're being honest, it does, then we've found the most popular racket of 2015 -- and it's only February. A few weeks ago, while rummaging the grounds of Melbourne Park, I couldn't help but notice a fashion...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  8. Australian Open - Victor Estrella Burgos, a new (yet old) tennis ...

    Matt Wilansky

    It's good to be old on the tennis circuit these days. Just ask Victor Estrella Burgos, who became the oldest first-time winner.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2015
  9. Australian Open - A perfect start to 2015 for Novak Djokovic

    Matt Wilansky

    What more could Novak Djokovic have asked for to kick off 2015? Unfortunately, his win also highlighted his cohorts' misfortunes.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2015
  10. Observations from Section 13, Row R, Seat 2 at the Australian Ope...

    Matt Wilansky

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- So that was fun. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray went toe-to-toe in a tantalizing finale at the Australian Open. For a while it looked like we might have to cancel our flights back home and stick around an extra day, consi...

    Blog | February 01, 2015
  11. Australian Open - Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic shine in first ...

    Matt Wilansky

    In case you were asleep for two weeks of sizzling tennis, here are our top 100 memories of the season's first Slam.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2015
  12. Australian Open - Why Novak Djokovic will get his mojo back again...

    Greg Garber and Matt Wilansky

    Despite his semifinal struggle, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic has owned the Aussie Open and Andy Murray.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2015
  13. Australian Open - Pressure on Maria Sharapova to beat Serena Will...

    Matt Wilansky and Jim Caple

    Despite the fact Maria Sharapova hasn't beaten Serena Williams in more than a decade, the pressure still lands squarely on the Russian in the Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  14. Australian Open - Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka set for slugfest

    Matt Wilansky

    Given their history of five-set marathons, the Aussie semifinal clash between Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka could be another doozy.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  15. Australian Open - Novak Djokovic and the integrity of the Big Fou...

    Matt Wilansky

    The game's longtime elite players haven't been very elite lately, that is with the exception of Novak Djokovic, of course.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  16. Australian Open - Are Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams the favo...

    Matt Wilansky

    With 16 players vying for two trophies, we break down the odds of each of them to claim the title in our first-ever Aussie Open quarterfinal Power Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015