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  1. Serena Williams moves up in WTA rankings without playing, reveali...

    Patrick Hruby

    From the Department of No, Really, I bring you the following dispatch: Tennis star Serena Williams just moved up to No. 10 in the WTA rankings. Yes, that would be the same Serena Williams who hasn't played a match -- not a single one -- since winnin...

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  2. United States devastated by World Cup site announcement.

    Patrick Hruby

    How will American sports fans possibly survive on a diet of NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, college sports, high school sports, NASCAR, boxing, MMA, action sports, tennis, golf, UFL, arena league, televised poker, semi-pro leagues, WWE, WW-whatever Ric Flair and...

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  3. No surprise Sasha Vujacic marrying Maria Sharapova

    Patrick Hruby

    One's arguably the biggest female tennis star on the planet. (Or No. 1A after Serena). The other is a Los Angeles Lakers scrub. And now they're engaged. According to reports, Sasha Vujacic -- this guy, FYI -- popped the question to Maria Sharapova, w...

    Blog | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  4. U.S. Open primed and ready to party like it's 1999

    Patrick Hruby

    What, Ricky Martin wasn't available? Unlike the other Grand Slams, the U.S. Open isn't simply about tennis. It's Alec Baldwin in the stands, Donald Trump in Caroline Wozniacki's box -- ¿como? -- and Billy Joel belting out whatever it is Billy J...

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  5. Andy Roddick reminds us what's great about humans, and not comput...

    Patrick Hruby

    First Serena Williams. Now Andy Roddick. Two years, two foot faults, two memorable U.S. Open tennis tirades. In the wake of Roddick's Wednesday night meltdown over a foot fault call -- in sum: Roddick faulted; a lineswoman misidentified the offending...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  6. ATP tennis pros lose their temper just like the rest of us, but t...

    Patrick Hruby

    Page 2 presents a photo gallery of rackets smashed by ATP tennis pros.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  7. Brooklyn Decker boosts Andy Roddick's tennis ranking?

    Patrick Hruby

    Presenting Page 2's adjusted* men's professional tennis rankings for the week of Feb. 7: 1. Andy Roddick 2. That Federer guy 3-499. Everyone else * Adjusted rankings based on weighted tournament results, Grand Slam performances, match statistics...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2010
  8. Nothing wrong with Andy Murray's video game obsession

    Patrick Hruby

    Andy Murray's ex-girlfriend has it all wrong. According to British newspapers, the tennis star and his former paramour Kim Sears recently split in part over Sears' displeasure that Murray spends up to seven hours a day playing video games, including ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 05, 2009
  9. Sweat is a serious issue for many tennis players

    Patrick Hruby

    For many tennis players, too much sweat is a serious issue. Which explains the bottles of pickle juice, the extra shirts and all those wet towels.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2009
  10. Patrick Hruby: How well do you know the French Open?

    Patrick Hruby

    It takes certitude and stamina to surmount the daunting French Open grind. Are you ready? Take our quiz and find out.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  11. I got served: Facing John Isner and a 140-mph tennis ball

    Patrick Hruby

    Patrick Hruby risks life, limb and private parts in trying to return John Isner's 140-mph serve.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  12. Fashion faults do Andre proud

    Patrick Hruby

    Is the future of goofy tennis fashion in jeopardy with the retirement of Andre? Patrick Hruby will gladly be the judge of that.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2006
  13. No more tirades? !@$!@$!

    Patrick Hruby

    Tennis players seem to like the new instant-replay system debuting at the U.S. Open. But Patrick Hruby thinks replay is bad for the sport.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  14. Lopsided second-round scores

    Patrick Hruby

    Lindsay Davenport won in 40 minutes and didn't lose a game. Nadia Petrova and Svetlana Kuznetsova lost two games each. Patrick Hruby writes about a lopsided day of second-round women's matches.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2006
  15. The U.S. Open is the place to be

    Patrick Hruby

    Not a tennis junkie? Doesn't matter. Patrick Hruby has eight reasons you need to watch the U.S. Open. And yes, one of them is Miss Sharapova.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2006
  16. How to stop Roger Federer

    Patrick Hruby

    Roger Federer has been wiping the floor with the rest of the tennis world all season long. Can he be stopped? Perhaps -- here's how.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005