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  1. U.S. Open: Handing out our hardware from Flushing Meadows

    Ravi Ubha,

    Mother Nature sure had her say at this year's U.S. Open. First it was the baking heat. Then came the biting winds. Ultimately, rain delayed the men's final for the third straight year. Rafael Nadal wasn't too bothered. Nadal beat Novak Djokovic on M...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  2. U.S. Open: Where does Rafael Nadal's season rank among the best?

    Ravi Ubha,

    In becoming the youngest Open era player to complete the career Grand Slam, Rafael Nadal won his third Slam of the year. Where does his season rank among the best?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  3. U.S. Open: It's high time we appreciate Venus Williams

    Ravi Ubha,

    It's about time Venus Williams gets some love at the U.S. Open. Williams faces defending champion Kim Clijsters in the marquee semifinal matchup Friday, a year after their wacky encounter at Flushing Meadows. Clijsters won that one 6-0, 0-6, 6-4, pu...

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  4. U.S. Open: Who has the best chance to win?

    Ravi Ubha,

    The road to Grand Slam glory takes more than hard work and dedication. The luck of the draw and even a fortuitous bounce here and there play roles. We assess the final eight men's chances.

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2010
  5. U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic brings the heat in win over Mardy Fish

    Ravi Ubha,

    When the mercury rises, Novak Djokovic finds a way to fizzle. But on Monday, he sizzled in a straight-sets win over Mardy Fish.

    Blog | Conversation | September 06, 2010
  6. Roddick heads list of Week 1 foibles

    Ravi Ubha,

    First it was the intense heat. Then rain was supposed to come. And on Saturday, the winds were overpowering. The first week of tennis at the U.S. Open, like the weather, has been unpredictable. Out went the biggest domestic hope, Andy Roddick, and o...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  7. U.S. Open: Andy Roddick heads list of Week 1 foibles

    Ravi Ubha,

    Andy Roddick's U.S. Open ended in bitter disappointment, but there is still plenty to be excited about on the American home front, thanks to "Quisner" and Mardy Fish.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2010
  8. U.S. Open: A first round to remember

    Ravi Ubha,

    After three days of soaring temperatures, scary moments and scintillating five-setters, the U.S. Open's first round left us a bit frazzled.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2010
  9. U.S. Open: How imposing will Roger Federer be in Flushing?

    Ravi Ubha,

    With one title the "Roger Federer on the decline" discourse has all but disappeared. But does that mean he's ready to surmount the Big Apple challenge?

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  10. U.S. Open: Will Rafael Nadal seize the missing trophy?

    Ravi Ubha,

    What if Rafael Nadal does not win the elusive U.S. Open title? Do we chalk it up to his hard-court ineptitude, the New York atmosphere or perhaps just bad luck? In any case, the pressure is on.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  11. U.S. Open: Can Andy Roddick atone for summer slump?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Andy Roddick has been running on empty the past few months. But there's nothing better than a little hometown energy to get him back on track.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  12. 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
  13. U.S. Open: Can Andy Murray win when it matters?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Andy Murray showed he has the moxie and aggression to beat anyone on tour. But will he be undone by the big stage again?

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2010
  14. Are any U.S. men primed to make a run?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Editor's note: Beginning Aug. 16, Ravi Ubha unveils the top 10 U.S. Open questions. Check back each weekday until Aug. 27 as we count down to No. 1. 8. What's the status of the American men? The apex of American men's tennis gone, it...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  15. U.S. Open: Are any U.S. men primed to make a deep run?

    Ravi Ubha,

    Browse the men's rankings and you'll see nary a single American lodged in the top 10. So which Yankee is going to lead the way in Flushing Meadows?

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  16. 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