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  1. Tennis: Trio of trends from Indian Wells

    Joel Drucker

    From Marion Bartoli's laser-like accuracy to the bazooka-like two-handers from the men, Indian Wells emerged as a big winner.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2011
  2. Why Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi struggle to coexist

    Joel Drucker

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are as gracious toward each other as they are competitive. So why don't Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi share the same reverence?

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  3. 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal leads...

    Joel Drucker

    Men's tennis has witnessed some remarkable matches in the past decade. And it starts with the crowning of the all-time Grand Slam champ.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  4. Who would you take with your life on the line?

    Joel Drucker

    Roger Federer might be considered the best player of all time by the greater tennis lore, but is he the one warrior you'd want playing for your life?

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  5. Joel Drucker: Tennis, rest a tricky balance

    Joel Drucker

    Only fatigue and injury can cease Rafael Nadal's domination on clay. But in today's daunting schedule, finding time to refresh is more important than ever.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2009
  6. Joel Drucker: What we learned at Indian Wells

    Joel Drucker

    While Roger Federer's waning will left him mired deeper in a sea of uncertainty, Rafael Nadal elevated his stature by waxing the Indian Wells field.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2009
  7. Joel Drucker: Rafael Nadal still honing doubles game

    Joel Drucker

    Rafael Nadal is a voracious, well-oiled machine -- on the singles court. But his doubles prowess still leaves a little bit to be desired.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  8. Joel Drucker: Top 10 players of 2008

    Joel Drucker

    With his unyielding nature and sublime championship at the hallowed Wimbledon grounds, Rafael Nadal is Joel Drucker's unequivocal choice as the best player of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2008
  9. Joel Drucker: Top 10 seasons of the Open era

    Joel Drucker

    Rafael Nadal has received his share of accolades for a historic 2008 campaign. But his performance pales in comparison to the raw dominance and brilliance displayed by others during the Open era.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  10. More questions than answers coming off the Slam season

    Joel Drucker

    Now that the Grand Slam season is behind us, what have we learned? And what does it mean for the rest of the season and beyond? Joel Drucker knows.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2008
  11. Is Olympic tennis high-powered competition or fun in the sun?

    Joel Drucker

    In most sports, the Olympics present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an athlete to be a national hero. Tennis, however, is failing to take advantage of the camaraderie the Games offer and consequently marginalizing the buildup to the U.S. Open, writes Joel Drucker.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2008
  12. No shortage of spectacular moments from Federer

    Joel Drucker

    From the watershed 2004 Australian Open, where he became the world's No. 1 player, to his epic battles versus Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer has had many memorable moments.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2008
  13. Smart, disruptive offense from opponents hurting Federer and Nada...

    Joel Drucker

    Think the struggles of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are a fluke? Not quite. Opponents are entering matches versus the world's top two players with intelligent strategies, and it's paying off.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  14. Federer, Nadal losses at Indian Wells quite revealing

    Joel Drucker

    After being waxed in their respective semifinal matches at Indian Wells, it is time for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to alter their approaches.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2008
  15. Behind every good man is an even better woman coach

    Joel Drucker

    Novak Djokovic is now part of the creme de la creme of men's tennis, having clinched his first Grand Slam title. But little known is that the foundation of his pristine shotmaking was carefully crafted by a female coach.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2008
  16. New coach, and approach, for Hewitt

    Joel Drucker

    He may be a combined 0-4 in 2007 against Federer, Nadal and Djokovic, but former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt can still give the best players in the world fits, writes Joel Drucker.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2007