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  1. Peter Bodo

    Peter Bodo



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    Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for more than 30 years, most of them with TENNIS.com and TENNIS Magazine, where he is a senior editor and author of the popular blog, Peter Bodo's TennisWorld. A two-time WTA writer of the year, Bodo has also written numerous books, including Tennis For ...

  2. IPTL a blueprint for future events?

    Peter Bodo

    If you were to judge tournaments by the number of "shiny-happy-people" selfies they generate, the International Professional Tennis League matches would be right up there with the Indian Wells Masters 1000, perhaps even the French Open. I am assum...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  3. Why Goran is the super coach of the year

    Peter Bodo

    This year, super coach Stefan Edberg helped set a course that enabled his protege Roger Federer to reclaim the world No. 2 ranking. But Federer failed in his primary annual mission to win at least one Grand Slam event. Boris Becker, Edberg's caree...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  4. Tennis' version of Santas and superstars

    Peter Bodo

    It has been a terrific year for the tennis coaching industry. It isn't just that so many coaches found gainful employment; it's also because the dignity of the profession -- never a guaranteed thing -- was greatly enhanced by the dramatic increase in...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  5. Navratilova just part of coaching carousel

    Peter Bodo

    So you rose from No. 11 in the world in January to No. 3 in the WTA rankings by the end of the year, and along the way, you made a Grand Slam final in Paris. What do you do? If you're Simona Halep, you fire your coach. So you made the semifinal...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  6. Serena Williams, Kei Nishikori are POYs

    Peter Bodo

    In some years, the players of the year are those who clearly dominated the playing field. Think Roger Federer in 2006, Novak Djokovic in 2011, or Serena Williams almost any time (on the Mayan as well as Gregorian calendars). This year, my choices...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  7. Grigor Dimitrov is living up to his potential

    Peter Bodo

    They hung the Baby Federer moniker on Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov nearly a half-decade ago, thanks largely to that gorgeous one-handed backhand. But in the interim you sometimes had to wonder whether the designated successor to the mighty Federer woul...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  8. Bouchard's stellar, saga-laden season

    Peter Bodo

    It's hard to pick anyone but Eugenie Bouchard as the most improved player, WTA division, for 2014. But if you were to award her a plaque to commemorate her breakout year, it might come with a warning label: Overexposure may be hazardous to your healt...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  9. Tennis things that tick us off

    Peter Bodo

    On Thanksgiving, we're intended to express our gratitude for all our advantages and blessings. But what about the things that make our life tough or less enjoyable? When do we get a day to vent our feelings about the things we find annoying, irritat...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  10. Another link in Roger Federer's legacy

    Peter Bodo

    As they like to say, there is no "I" in the word "team." But there is one in "Davis Cup team," and that factor -- the artful combination of individual performance and team destiny -- is but one of the things that makes this such a great event. Tha...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  11. The Roger Federer-Stan Wawrinka beef

    Peter Bodo

    File this one under the heading, "Extreme Irony." Is it possible that Roger Federer's attempt to add a Davis Cup championship to a résumé that demands appended pages on an almost weekly basis will be wrecked by his teammate and friend, Stan...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  12. Roger Federer's withdrawal a good thing

    Peter Bodo

    As befitting a major final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, a number of records were broken by Sunday's championship match of the ATP World Tour Finals. Unfortunately, all of them were of the wrong or undesirable kind. Roger Federer withd...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  13. Novak Djokovic's job only half done

    Peter Bodo

    Playing the role of the man in black in the sport famous for its fixation on "tennis whites" suits ... Novak Djokovic. Wearing black above and below the waist, the top-seed at the ATP World Tour Finals has gone about his business with a chilling effici...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  14. Federer beats Murray in stunning fashion

    Peter Bodo

    The gap between the sublime and the ridiculous is usually enormous, but Roger Federer leaped across it Thursday with ease at the ATP World Tour Finals in London. He destroyed resurgent Andy Murray's hopes of capping his recent revival with a win in t...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  15. Federer reminds us why we need Rafa

    Peter Bodo

    The O2 Arena is rapidly becoming "Oh no!" stadium as the ATP World Tour Finals teeter on the brink of becoming a carnival of blowouts. With five matches logged by late afternoon Tuesday in London, the most pertinent prematch question has become, "Is ...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  16. Roger Federer's doomed mission

    Peter Bodo

    A person could be forgiven for wondering why Roger Federer looked so angry when he set forth Sunday at the ATP World Tour Finals to complete what has become his Mission Improbable -- to snatch the prestigious year-end No. 1 ranking out of top-ranked ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  17. Why Andy Murray went rogue

    Peter Bodo

    If you were looking for a hero during the ATP's post-US Open fall swing, you had a surprising number of choices: There was Kei Nishikori, backing up his exceptional US Open by qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals. How about Roger Federer, piecing...

    Blog | November 06, 2014