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  1. Federer, Henin head and shoulders above the rest

    Bonnie D. Ford

    From Federer's continued dominance, to Henin's remarkable run, Bonnie D. Ford shares a few musings from this year's U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2007
  2. Djokovic someone even American fans can get behind

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Novak Djokovic might not have won the U.S. Open, but he could not have picked a better city -- or time -- to introduce himself to the rest of the world.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2007
  3. Season comes full circle for Henin

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Justine Henin's season started with her absence from the Australian Open. Now, eight months and two Grand Slam titles later, it's clear that her personal and professional destinies are linked.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2007
  4. 'Motivation is bigger than ever' for Roger Federer

    Bonnie D. Ford

    What might be Roger Federer's greatest gift to tennis? Bonnie D. Ford writes that Federer is so dominant that he has forced the rest of the field to try and get better. And that's made the men's game more exciting.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2007
  5. Is Federer too tough a hurdle for Roddick to clear?

    Bonnie D. Ford

    For 90 minutes, Andy Roddick matched Roger Federer shot for shot but still found himself down two sets to none. What does America's top player have to do in order to beat Federer?

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2007
  6. A different type of training camp

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Six junior players were sent to a "camp" earlier this year, but their five-day stay at Camp Pendleton had nothing, but at the same time everything, to do with tennis.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2007
  7. Work to be done for semifinal showdown between sisters

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The way they're playing, a Serena-Venus final would be a fitting end to the Grand Slam season. However, the public will have to settle for a semifinal showdown, assuming both Williams sisters win their next match.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2007
  8. Teenagers take out top players

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Eighteen-year-old Agnes Szavay pulled off the first upset of the day at the U.S. Open on Saturday. When it was all said and done, a quartet of players under 20 had taken over the bottom half of the women's draw.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2007
  9. One bit of unfinished business remains for Henman

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Great Britain's Tim Henman played the final Grand Slam match of his career on Friday. He never won a Slam, but he will leave as one of the most distinguished gentleman in the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2007
  10. Isner-Federer has potential to be intriguing match-up

    Bonnie D. Ford

    For a first-time Grand Slam participant, John Isner has been one cool customer. Is there any reason to think that will change in his third-round match against Roger Federer?

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2007
  11. Huge weight lifted off Blake's shoulders with five-set win

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The fifth set alone between James Blake and Fabrice Santoro was worth the price of admission. Bonnie D. Ford writes how Blake -- finally -- broke into the win column in a five-set match.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2007
  12. Style of play catching up with Rafa?

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Rafael Nadal, the No. 2 seed, had to work extremely hard to win his first-round match at the U.S. Open. How much does Rafa have left in the tank this season?

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2007
  13. Murray ready to shoulder the load by himself

    Bonnie D. Ford

    With Tim Henman's pending retirement, Andy Murray will be shouldering the tennis load for Great Britain in the coming years. And that's OK with Murray, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2007
  14. Draw your own conclusions

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Roger Federer and Justine Henin are the top seeds and favorites heading into next week's U.S. Open. Both could have an easy first week in New York before things get interesting, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2007
  15. Skier Bode Miller to vie for U.S. Open qualifying spot

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The U.S. Tennis Association will try to create reality-show suspense and buzz by launching a national playoff that could lead to a spot in the U.S. Open main draw.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  16. Assessing the recent coaching changes

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The bond between a player and a coach doesn't last forever. But will a new voice help the likes of James Blake and Victoria Azarenka in 2010?

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2010