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  1. Asia re-energizing tennis globally

    Peter Bodo

    Pity poor Kei Nishikori. With Li Na gone, the burden of carrying the tennis message to Asia -- or is it the Asian message to tennis? -- now falls squarely on his decidedly sloped shoulders. The other day, the recent US Open finalist helped the AT...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  2. Big weekend, big names at Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    Isn't it great to see three members of the tennis world's vaunted big four still battling on, even though the US Open has been over for nearly a week? Roger Federer is the only one of that group who won't be swinging a racket this week, but there...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  3. US Open on ESPN solves many problems

    Peter Bodo

    On Thursday, the USTA and ESPN jointly announced that, as of 2015, the network will become the official broadcast partner of the organization that owns and presents the US Open. This is a landmark tennis -- and media -- event, another major step in h...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. Welcome to a new era for the U.S. Open

    Peter Bodo

    American tennis received a shot in the arms a few days ago when the USTA announced that it will raise the prize money doled out at the U.S. Open to $50 million by 2017 -- a figure that nearly doubles the 2012 payout of $28.5 million. That's gre...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  5. Tennis - No secrets in Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray final

    Peter Bodo

    Novak Djokovic won't feel too smug going into this one. Not the way Andy Murray is playing.

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2012
  6. Tennis - Potentially hazardous matches for seeds

    Peter Bodo

    Here are the dark horses (hello, two-time champ Venus Williams) who could wreak havoc.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2012
  7. Tennis - Roger Federer is great, but watch out for Li Na at the U...

    Peter Bodo

    Ho hum, Roger Federer did his thing. But the Western & Southern Open showcased a lot more than one rejuvenated superstar.

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  8. Perfect time for Nadal to take a break

    Peter Bodo

    The news that Rafael Nadal has decided to skip the U.S. Open because of the tendinitis in his knees rocked the tennis world a few days ago. The decision means that Nadal, the world's No. 3-ranked player, will have missed two of the five biggest ...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  9. Tennis - Perfect time for Rafael Nadal to take break

    Peter Bodo

    That Rafael Nadal chose not play the U.S. Open is a pretty good indication of the severity of his condition. What should we expect when he eventually comes back?

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  10. Djokovic, Stosur did it their way

    Peter Bodo

    NEW YORK -- It's official now: Tennis has experienced another revolution with No. 1 Novak Djokovic's mastery of No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final -- in one of the great matches ever played. It closed a chapter that will be dedicated...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  11. Why Vera Zvonareva will win the U.S. Open

    Peter Bodo

    Kim Clijsters will be the prohibitive favorite against Vera Zvonareva in Saturday night's U.S. Open women's singles final at the National Tennis Center. Let's face it, Clijsters has become the Beast of Flushing Meadow. When she walks ...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  12. Scouting the next wave of superstars

    Peter Bodo

    OK, Mr. Know-It-All Tennis Fan: You still think the tennis year is too long? You still want to end the year after the U.S. Open, leaving us tennis-less for about three months so that Serena, Roger, the two Andys and Rafa can put their feet up and was...

    Blog | December 14, 2009
  13. U.S. Open: "Super Saturday Lite" is all right for tennis

    Peter Bodo

    The rainy days at the end of this year's U.S. Open once again ignited the controversy over "Super Saturday." In keeping with our current low-carb fascism and preoccupation with fitness, what we've really had since 2001, when the women's final was mov...

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2009