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  1. 2012 Wimbledon -- Another sunny day for Kim Clijsters

    Sandra Harwitt

    While top seeds Wozniacki and Stosur fell at an overcast Wimbledon, soon-to-be-retired Kim Clijsters rolled merrily along into the third round.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  2. 2012 Wimbledon -- Was Olympic push too much for Venus Williams?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Venus Williams fell meekly to 79th-ranked Elena Vesnina, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round at Wimbledon. Can Williams fare any better on the same courts when the Olympics begin later this month?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  3. Texas teen Kassidy Cook is one of the favorites to make the 2012 ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Kassidy Cook, a 17-year-old from Texas, has a realistic chance of making the U.S. diving team for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  4. Tennis - Oh, what Serena Williams will do for the Olympics

    Sandra Harwitt

    A voyage to Ukraine to play a relegation Fed Cup tie, eh? Serena Williams isn't trying to fool anyone: She'll do whatever it takes to make the London Olympic field.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  5. Tennis - Mature Christina McHale making her move

    Sandra Harwitt

    Slow and steady wins the race, you might have heard. For Christina McHale, she continues to make progress for an American armada that desperately needs a new star.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  6. Robina Jalali chases dream for Afghan girls

    Sandra Harwitt

    Robina Jalali's dreams were much like the dreams of many other young girls. She wanted to go to school and learn. She wanted to be outside running around and playing sports with friends. But Jalali grew up in the Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, wh...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  7. Winter Vinecki, 12, honored by superstars

    Sandra Harwitt

    Sometimes it takes a kid to find a special way of turning a personal tragedy into an inspirational message. That's certainly the way it is when it comes to Winter Vinecki. The 12-year-old athlete extraordinaire - a champion triathlete as well as a...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  8. Tennis - Roddick's still rocking on despite forgetful 2011

    Sandra Harwitt

    After an injury-plagued 2011 season he would rather forget, Andy Roddick is looking forward to making changes to his traning regimen and his play schedule, and perhaps making the London Olympics in 2012, Sandra Harwitt writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  9. Diver Brittany Viola sets sights high

    Sandra Harwitt

    After overcoming an eating disorder and a long layoff due to injury, she's been at her best, winning two national 10-meter titles. But she wants more.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  10. Greg Louganis back into pool to help others

    Sandra Harwitt

    Greg Louganis has kept himself busy since leaving the sport that made him famous.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2010
  11. Federer still trying to break the Rafa code

    Sandra Harwitt

    Take a step back and mull over Rafael Nadal's accomplishments. He has rewritten the history books many times over, leaving poor ol' Roger Federer befuddled and crazed.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  12. Esoteric round-robin format has its share of flaws

    Sandra Harwitt

    From the brainteasers that are round-robin tiebreakers to the outgrowth of tennis in China, Sandra Harwitt puts a stamp on the 2008 Masters Cup and looks at what permutations are in store for next season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 18, 2008
  13. Nadal has an arduous task ahead to complete a dream season

    Sandra Harwitt

    From the Golden Boy, Rafael Nadal, to Elena Dementieva, the Beijing stars have plenty of reasons to be exultant. But we can only surmise how that success will carry over to the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2008
  14. Williams sisters each have formidable belief they will win

    Sandra Harwitt

    Though they extol their closeness, Venus and Serena Williams will each do whatever it takes to bring home the Wimbledon crown.

    SpecialFeature | July 03, 2008
  15. From court ruler to cuddly mother, Graf all about grace

    Sandra Harwitt

    Steffi Graf was indestructible, always executing her business-first approach artfully. But for the woman who captivated the world with her racket, time and motherhood are now her guiding principles.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2008
  16. Davenport hopes to drape Olympic gold around her neck once again

    Sandra Harwitt

    Since her return, Lindsay Davenport has a singular goal: to return to the Olympics, draped in red, white and blue, and return home with new hardware. And no one understands the road necessary more than the 1996 gold medalist.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2008