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  1. Best vs. best doesn't happen often, so enjoy it

    Mark Kreidler

    Seeing the best square off head-to-head is what sports fans crave. This week, they'll see plenty of it.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2008
  2. Henin, Sorenstam walk away on their terms

    Mark Kreidler

    One can't keep the fire burning. The other saw a new chapter. Justine Henin and Annika Sorenstam both ended up at the same place: retirement.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  3. Tumultuous times for tennis

    Mark Kreidler

    Some other year a figure like Martina Hingis being taken down by a drug charge would rock an industry. In this case, tennis, the business, has already had its world spun sideways -- and it's going to be spinning for some time.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2007
  4. American women seedless in Australia

    Mark Kreidler

    Mark Kreidler welcomes you to the 2007 Australian Open, where there's not a single U.S. woman among the 32 seeds. • USTA president Jane Brown Grimes

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2007
  5. Americans just can't seem to dominate anymore

    Mark Kreidler

    Soccer. Basketball. And now it looks like Davis and Ryder Cups are a struggle. What's up with American dominance?

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2006
  6. Venus' world (again) heading to Wimbledon

    Mark Kreidler

    With Serena Williams and Lindsay Davenport out, Venus Williams is the only seeded American at Wimbledon. Mark Kreidler writes that more than a decade after turning pro, it's still Venus' world.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2006
  7. A pound is a pound ... except at Wimbledon

    Mark Kreidler

    Keith Hernandez doesn't want women in the dugout. Wimbledon doesn't want to pay women as much as men. And it's 2006?

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2006
  8. Tennis better with successful Williams sisters

    Mark Kreidler

    The second week of the Aussie Open and both Venus and Serena are out. As Mark Kreidler notes, that's not great for tennis in general.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2006
  9. Healthy Serena just what the doctor ordered

    Mark Kreidler

    A fully engaged and focused Serena Williams? That's something else again. Maybe it will last.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2005
  10. Aussie Open plagued with rash of withdrawals

    Mark Kreidler

    Any women left to play the first tennis major of the year? It's no longer entirely a snotty question.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2005
  11. Waiting for closure

    Mark Kreidler

    Two mistrials within a week have Serena and Venus Williams wondering when they can move on in the wake of their half-sister's death.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2004
  12. Out of bounds

    Mark Kreidler

    For every Annika Sorenstam or Katie Hinda who takes a giant stride for women's athletics, sadly, there is a Vijay Singh or Gary Barnett to stand in the way.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2004
  13. The rules don't apply

    Mark Kreidler

    Venus Williams went from No. 11 to No. 3 faster than anyone could say, "Serena's out."

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2004
  14. It's a win-win situation

    Mark Kreidler

    Serena put the pressure on herself to stay focused by agreeing to a contract full of monetary motivation.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2003
  15. Sampras walking away in perfect form

    Mark Kreidler

    There are plenty of ways to retire. Pete Sampras' drawn-out goodbye is somehow strangely appropriate.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2003
  16. More than tennis in Venus' world

    Mark Kreidler

    Too many distractions may prove to be Venus Williams' ultimate demise on the tennis court.

    PackageStory | June 02, 2003