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  1. Much more to come from Petra Kvitova

    Ravi Ubha,

    Petra Kvitova joined some rather fine company in beating a gutsy Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the year-end championships in Istanbul. Only two others players had won the prestigious title in their tournament debut, Serena Williams in 2001 a...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  2. Wozniacki has heart, but her journey ends

    Ravi Ubha,

    Thursday turned out to be quite an eventful day at the year-end championships. Victoria Azarenka and Petra Kvitova advanced to the semifinals, while an ailing Caroline Wozniacki's journey ended. Already without Serena Williams and Kim Clijsters...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  3. Will Caroline Wozniacki wow us in Doha?

    Ravi Ubha,

    The show must go on. Yes, without the world's most dominant female player (Serena Williams), its most marketable (Maria Sharapova), a second comeback Belgian (Justine Henin) and big-name veteran (Venus Williams) the women's year-end champi...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  4. Tennis: Breaking down the year-end championships

    Ravi Ubha,

    It's not about who's not there (Serena, Venus, Henin). The WTA's top starlets are ready to duel in Doha. So who will escape from the year-end championships unscathed?

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2010
  5. Tennis: For top 10 women, what's left?

    Ravi Ubha,

    We don't anticipate Serena Williams donning tennis attire any time soon, but for the other top 10 women, there's work to be done.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  6. U.S. Open: Who will avoid the injury-bug influenza?

    Ravi Ubha,

    The injury bug always seems to rear its ugly head at the worst times. So whose body will remain intact the longest for a grueling two weeks at the U.S. Open?

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2010
  7. U.S. Open Series: For these scufflers, time to turn it around

    Ravi Ubha,

    Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, pre-foot injury, were doing fine on the tennis circuit. They didn't need a change of scenery. For others, though, shifting to the hard courts of the U.S. Open Series, which began this week in Atlanta, is an opportuni...

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  8. 2010 Wimbledon: hands out our Wimbledon hardware

    Ravi Ubha,

    Serena Williams didn't drop a set at the All England Club before literally being delivered her 13th Grand Slam title on a silver platter. But here's the real payoff: An Wimbledon award!

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  9. Wimbledon: 64 things we learned about the 64 seeds

    Ravi Ubha,

    Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams lived up to their regal status, but for many of the other seeds, it was far from an ordinary fortnight at SW19.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  10. Mentally tough Zvonareva passes test

    Ravi Ubha,

    John McEnroe, never one to shy away from predictions, said after the quarterfinals that he would stand on his head if Serena Williams didn't win the Wimbledon title this fortnight. He must have been a little edgy Thursday when Williams fell behi...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  11. Wimbledon: Grading the women's semifinalists

    Ravi Ubha,

    Were you waiting for Vera Zvonareva to break down in the tense moments? Surprisingly, she never did.

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  12. Serena earns high marks in quarterfinal win

    Ravi Ubha,

    When all else fails, there's Serena Williams. Old reliable came through again Tuesday, slugging her way past China's Li Na 7-5, 6-3 hours after big sister Venus suffered the worst loss of her Wimbledon career, thanks to Bulgarian Tsvetana P...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  13. Wimbledon 2010: Serena Williams earns high marks in quarterfinal ...

    Ravi Ubha,

    There was nothing wrong with Serena Williams' performance in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Sister Venus, though, can't say the same.

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  14. Wimbledon: Serena Williams and Venus Williams in quarterfinals au...

    Ravi Ubha,

    The quarterfinals bracket at Wimbledon isn't quite a who's who of women's tennis, but one element of the draw is shaping up in familiar form: Serena and Venus Williams appear to be on yet another collision course in the final.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2010
  15. 2010 French Open: Can Serena or Venus Williams win?

    Ravi Ubha,

    It's been a long time since a Williams sister won the French Open. So why should this year be any different?

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  16. Anyone healthy enough to survive Indian Wells?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Ah, top-notch tennis is finally back, but the question is: Which of the many ailing players will be able to survive the grind of Indian Wells?

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2010