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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 - Novak Djokovic continues to take risks on and off the co...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Novak Djokovic has done some quirky things during his career. Taking risks off the court and with his new superstar coach seem to be serving him well, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  3. Tennis - Why the Orange Bowl switched to clay

    Sandra Harwitt

    Clay. It's the one word American tennis players scoff at. But until they begin to embrace the surface, the angst will never subside, which is why the prestigious Orange Bowl made the switch to dirt.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  4. Tennis - Players still in limbo about labor issues

    Sandra Harwitt

    Player anger is still tangible on tour, but it remains to be seen if they will be sufficiently united to form a cohesive force to do battle with the ATP and ITF over schedule, playing conditions and prize money, Sandra Harwitt writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  5. Wimbledon -- Tennis players feel quite at home in Wimbledon

    Sandra Harwitt

    The grass courts and tennis whites aren't Wimbledon's only distinctive features. Hotel-weary players can get all the comforts of (someone else's) home.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2011
  6. Esther Vergeer is blazing new trails

    Sandra Harwitt

    The wheelchair tennis player has been ranked No. 1 in the world since 1999. She has a winning streak of 415 matches -- and most of those haven't even been close.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  7. Janko Tipsarevic envies and is inspired by his Serbian compatriot...

    Sandra Harwitt

    There are those who believe it takes wealth and resources to produce world-class tennis players. But sometimes all it takes is desire and initiative. Serbia, a landlocked speck of a nation in Eastern Europe, stands as proof that it isn't just about ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  8. Investing in Querrey: High-risk or safe returns?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Put your money down now and yield returns later. That was the risk by the investors who took a throwback approach in gambling on Sam Querrey's future.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  9. Israel's finest reveling in their role as country's athletic amba...

    Sandra Harwitt

    They aren't prevalent, but the support is unparalleled for the select few Israeli tennis players who are thriving at the professional level. And conversely the competitors themselves are soaking up every moment of it.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2008
  10. Tennis - Sergei Bubka Jr. lucky to be back on court

    Sandra Harwitt

    After taking a three-story plunge, Sergei Bubka Jr. is lucky to walk, never mind resume his tennis career.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  11. Tennis - New Venus Williams still a dangerous player

    Sandra Harwitt

    Venus Williams rekindled her winning ways with a new, smarter strategy, one that helped her snare her first title in 18 months.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Tennis - Roger Federer not quite ready for "Roger and out"

    Sandra Harwitt

    Even after 15 years and becoming a legend in his own time, Roger Federer is hungry for more titles and more weeks as the world's top-ranked tennis player, Sandra Harwitt writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  14. Wimbledon 2012: What's next for Williams sisters?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Wimbledon marked the coronation of Serena Williams' comeback. While she's arguably the sport's top player, her sister Venus' tennis future is uncertain.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  15. Davis Cup - Isner's time to rise and shine

    Sandra Harwitt

    Now the U.S. team's top player, John Isner has a chance to establish his elite status

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  16. Tennis - Low ranking doesn't discourage Andy Roddick

    Sandra Harwitt

    The name Andy Roddick carries a lot of weight. But he would be much happier if he started making more headlines deep into tennis tournaments.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012