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  1. Ain't gonna happen at the French Open

    Peter Bodo

    Grand Slam events never go as expected; we all know that. Your odds of predicting all the brackets might be slightly better than those you faced filling in your NCAA basketball tournament bracket with a trembling hand (it was visions of Warren Buffet...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Betting outfit sets odds at 10,000 to 1 for Roger Federer's four ...

    Darren Rovell

    News that Roger Federer and his wife Mirka welcomed twin boys on Tuesday, joining the four-year-old twin girls they already have, led one European betting outfit to get creative.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  3. Australian Open - Serena Williams defying all odds

    Greg Garber

    You may have heard by now. But Serena Williams isn't getting older -- just better.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  4. espnW -- Serena Williams runs away with WTA year-end awards

    Jane McManus

    We can say it enough: What Serena Williams did in 2013 defied all odds -- even by her own standards.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  5. ATP World Tour Finals - Rafael Nadal earns No. 1 ranking

    Greg Garber

    A year ago, Rafael Nadal couldn't fathom finishing 2013 as the top player in the land. But here he is -- the top player in the land.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  6. Wimbledon - Serena Williams defying all odds

    Greg Garber

    How can Serena Williams, at her age, be playing the best tennis of her career?

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  7. W roundtable: Serena Williams' future entirely up to her


    Serena Williams has always done things her way. With her 14th Grand Slam singles title secured, she can stay competitive for as long as she is determined to do so.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  8. Tennis - The daunting return of Serena Williams at the Sony Erics...

    Ravi Ubha

    Clearly, Victoria Azarenka rules the 2012 tennis season, but watch out for a couple of returning starlets.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  9. U.S. Open -- Serena Williams -- 'I've beaten all odds'

    Viv Bernstein

    While Serena Williams, one of the best players of all time, is riding the wave of an incredible comeback, Sam Stosur's chances are slim.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2011
  10. U.S. Open should be James Blake's last tournament

    LZ Granderson

    How do you tell James Blake, a man who went from wearing a full-length back brace for 18 hours a day, every day for five years to No. 4 player in the world, that his magical ride is over?

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  11. Daniel Koellerer, manager placed on probation for website odds li...

    Former top-60 player Daniel Koellerer and his manager, Manfred Nareyka, have been placed on two years' probation because Koellerer's personal website listed odds for matches and had links to sites for placing bets.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  12. "Come to Win" a timeless message

    Bonnie D. Ford,

    "Come to Win" is an athlete-driven project based on a refreshing concept -- curiosity about what makes other people tick. Venus Williams, along with her sister Serena, has one of the all-time long-odds success stories. But rather than focusing on her...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  13. Venus Williams' book: "Come to Win"

    Bonnie D. Ford,

    "Come to Win" hammers home the point that successful people don't always win, but they nearly always learn something useful when they lose.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  14. Handicapping the women's Wimbledon field

    Kamakshi Tandon

    The Williams sisters might be the odds-on favorites to muscle their way to another Wimbledon title, but they'll face plenty of thorny foes. We handicap the women's contenders.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  15. Behind the Bets: At the French Open, the money follows the stars,...

    Chad Millman

    Money keeps coming in Rafael Nadal for the French Open, but at 1-4, is that really a good bet?

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2009
  16. Don't bet on Serena Williams' winning the calendar Slam

    Abigail Lorge,

    Think it's a foregone conclusion that Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams will win the calendar Grand Slam? Our bulletproof formula says the odds are stacked against them.

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2009