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  1. 2012 Wimbledon -- Three-set win indicative of Maria Sharapova's s...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Maria Sharapova fought off the elements, cobwebs and Tsvetana Pironkova to advance with a win reminiscent of the three-set escapes that have been her trademark lately.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  2. Wimbledon -- Legendary compliment for Maria Sharapova

    Sandra Harwitt

    Billie Jean King thinks the Russian is playing the best she's ever seen her and, at 24, could win another major or two.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  3. French Open -- Youth trumps experience in history-making women's ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    For the first time, all three top-seeded women have been eliminated before the quarterfinals, and even more upsets occurred at the junior level.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  4. Sandra Harwitt: Svetlana Kuznetsova fraught with uncertainty and ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Svetlana Kuznetsova's attitude and aptitude are unassailable. But despite a big game and striking pedigree, recent struggles have some suggesting the Russian talent is at her career crossroads.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  5. Safina leading the Russian charge on the WTA Tour

    Sandra Harwitt

    In the topsy-turvy world of women's tennis, the emergence of Dinara Safina has been welcomed with open arms. But she's just one piece of a stalwart Russian regime which has quietly dominated the tour all season long.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 23, 2008
  6. Mercurial Marat has head on straight for now

    Sandra Harwitt

    Marat Safin has long been pigeonholed as wasted talent. But with a trip to his first Wimbledon semifinals, the Russian is a legitimate threat to win it all.

    SpecialFeature | July 02, 2008
  7. Proud momma excited about daughter's first trip to a major final

    Sandra Harwitt

    First she saw her son Marat win two Grand Slam titles, and now Raouza Islanova will be along for the ride when her daughter takes the court on Saturday for the French Open championship.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2008