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  1. Tennis - Missing Malaysia flight worries players

    Sandra Harwitt

    Since flying is a way of life given the itinerant lifestyle they live, tennis players have been understandably shaken up by the missing Malaysia plane, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  2. Tennis - Are Milos Raonic, Jerzy Janowicz and Grigor Dimitrov the...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Milos Raonic, Jerzy Janowicz and Grigor Dimitrov make up a trio of 22-year-olds who look like the next best bets for stardom in the ATP Tour, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  3. Tennis - Maria Sharapova stumbled, and Sloane Stephens took advan...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Maria Sharapova's much-talked-about coaching change didn't help her against Sloane Stephens, who took advantage of Sharapova's stumbles and scored an upset in Cincinnati, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  4. Tennis - The off-court milestones of 2012

    Sandra Harwitt

    As intriguing a year as 2012 was on the tennis court, there was plenty happening off the court for several players, Sandra Harwitt writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  5. Wimbledon 2012 -- Maria Sharapova done as No. 1

    Sandra Harwitt

    Maria Sharapova was downcast but philosophical after a fourth-round loss that means her brief reign atop the world rankings will end.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  6. 2012 Wimbledon -- The curious case of Wimbledon Week 1

    Sandra Harwitt

    With Venus, Rafa and Woz done and dusted, the first half of this Wimbledon fortnight has been curious indeed.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Wimbledon -- In Petra Kvitova, a new star is born

    Sandra Harwitt

    Whether she likes it or not, Petra Kvitova is going to get a lot of attention now that she's won her first major title.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  9. Wimbledon -- Add Petra Kvitova to Czech list

    Sandra Harwitt

    The Wimbledon finalist is just one of a long line of quality players, including Martina Navratilova, from the small country.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  10. 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
  11. Wimbledon -- Maria Sharapova turns the tables

    Sandra Harwitt

    Sharapova would rather be on the court than in the stands -- and when she's playing like this, it's no wonder.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  12. French Open - Five things to watch at women's draw

    Sandra Harwitt

    It's time for the annual battle to see who is the best on Paris' famous terre battue, the red clay of the French Open. This year's women's draw could be the showcase for some established stars as well as some newcomers.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  13. Tennis' off-the-court turning points in 2010

    Sandra Harwitt

    Not all life-altering developments on tour make headlines -- or even occur on the court. Whether for its nuptials or neonatal news, 2010 was a time to remember for many of tennis' rank and file.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  14. 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
  15. Game's top stars looking for retribution at Wimbledon

    Sandra Harwitt

    After their respective clay-court demises at the French Open, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters are seeking vindication on a surface much more comfortable to their playing styles. But viable competition likely will make their Wimbledon paths difficult.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2008
  16. Henin's versatility and clay-court prowess should bode well again...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Will Justine Henin's bum knee hinder her clay-court domination? Can Maria Sharapova circumvent a chronic shoulder injury and be a stalwart on dirt? The best women in the business are preparing to get down and dirty for the clay-court season.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008