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  1. Plenty of early round news from Australia

    Peter Bodo

    When it comes to generating news events and stories, Grand Slam tennis has all sports beat to the point of overkill. We already know that every major is really two tournaments: the first week (generally, the first three rounds), and the second week t...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. Australian Open - The day Andreas Seppi played like Roger Federer...

    Peter Bodo

    What started off as a routine day became part of tennis history, which was the last thing Roger Federer wanted.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  3. Australian Open - Serena way is the winning way

    Peter Bodo

    It might not always be the conventional way, but the Serena Williams way works just fine, Peter Bodo writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2015
  4. Australian Open - Why Lleyton Hewitt soldiers on

    Peter Bodo

    After 19 years Down Under, it's getting harder and harder for Hewitt to bend and pull the starter cord on that famous imaginary lawn mower, but he just loves the life.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2015
  5. Australian Open - Maria Sharapova proves she's a regular Houdini

    Peter Bodo

    Maria Sharapova proved again that there's never a dull (or silent) moment in her game.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  6. Australian Open - Ernests Gulbis one of a few players who could u...

    Peter Bodo

    Tennis and real life don't always intersect, but that doesn't mean the players can't glean some real lessons from the Aussie Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  7. Australian Open - Stan Wawrinka a different kind of "Stanimal"

    Peter Bodo

    Based on his start, Stan Wawrinka likely doesn't get what all the fuss is about trying to defend a title, Peter Bodo writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  8. Australian Open - Just the right start for Rafael Nadal, Andy Mur...

    Peter Bodo

    Given their recent travails, it's hard to say whether Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are happy, but they should feel guardedly optimistic after the first round of the Aussie Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  9. Australian Open - Breaking down the toughest and easiest draws

    Peter Bodo

    The Australian Open draw has been announced, and Pete Bodo breaks down the must-see early matches and predicts the men's and women's quarterfinalists

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  10. U.S. heir apparent to Serena Williams is ...

    Peter Bodo

    Two years ago, those rueing the demise of American men's tennis could take some comfort in the fact that the U.S. women were still a force in the upper reaches of the game. Serena Williams was queen of all she surveyed, and -- better yet -- it see...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  11. Same old bosses, Fed, Sharapova still rule

    Peter Bodo

    Judging from the first week of play in the new year, 2015 is less likely to be a year of sweeping change than one of business as usual. Sure, top-ranked and top-seeded Novak Djokovic was upset at Qatar. But isn't that what Ivo Karlovic does for a liv...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  12. Imagine a life without the Big Four

    Peter Bodo

    At Qatar this week, top-seeded and top-ranked Novak Djokovic lost to ATP No. 27 Ivo Karlovic, the 35-year-old Croatian ace machine (is there any other kind of Croatian?). Also at Qatar, No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal was upset in his first-round match by No...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  13. What Sharapova needs to achieve in 2015

    Peter Bodo

    On Monday, we evaluated some of the top ATP stars in terms of what -- if anything -- they had at stake going into the new year. Now we'll look at the women in the same three categories. The Champions No. 1 Serena Williams ended the frustrating ...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  14. Predicting the champions and contenders

    Peter Bodo

    Not every year has equal significance in the career of a tennis player; it's obvious as a young pro struggles to break through, but it's also true later -- after he or she has cracked the code. January is not merely a month brimming with hope. For so...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  15. Tennis anything but a patriot's game

    Peter Bodo

    I met the guy, a tennis fan, at a holiday party. Within two minutes, he told me he had a serious beef about the game. "Oh no," I thought. "Another Rafael Nadal fan who hates Roger Federer, or a Novak Djokovic fan who hates Nadal, or a Jimmy Connors f...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  16. Surviving the Haas of pain

    Peter Bodo

    There is more than one kind of iron man in sports. The names of the most familiar kind roll off the tongue with ease: Cal Ripken Jr., Brett Favre, A.C. Green. Then there is Roger Federer, who is often said to be made of silk, not iron. Yet, starting ...

    Blog | December 29, 2014