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  1. Federer-Nadal rivalry restored

    Peter Bodo,

    Well, it looks like they didn't name that new stadium in Madrid "The Magic Box" for nothing. It turns out the first event ever held in the joint left the capacity crowd, as well as an enormous television audience, scratching it's collective head and ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  2. Everything you need to know about Wimbledon's new roof

    Peter Bodo,

    I'm not certain about many things in this world, but this I know for sure: This Sunday, the skies over London will be piercing blue, without a cloud on the horizon. That's because Sunday is the day Wimbledon unveils and tests the new, retractable roo...

    Blog | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  3. Richard Gasquet continues to screw up his career

    Peter Bodo,

    If you've followed Richard Gasquet's career at all closely, you've probably spent the past few years wondering just how many ways a guy can screw up a promising career. Gasquet had enough natural talent to earn the nickname "Baby Federer" after he f...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  4. Serena Williams having trouble backing up boasts

    Peter Bodo,

    Just a few days ago in Rome, Serena Williams told us that she's the best player in the world. We all know who the real No. 1 is, Williams said, before playing just her second match on clay this year. Quite frankly, she said, I'm the best in the world...

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2009
  5. It's all going to work out perfectly for Federer

    Peter Bodo,

    Roger Federer will find his abandoned form in Madrid, upset Rafael Nadal in the final and head into the French Open in high gear. That's plausible -- right?

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2009
  6. Perhaps it was Roger Federer who learned a lesson

    Peter Bodo,

    Mischa Zverev gave Roger Federer all he could handle in the first set of their Italian Open encounter on Friday, and I'm sure that a number of people watching the match hoped that Federer learned something useful in the course of his 7-6 (2), 6-2 wi...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2009
  7. Peter Bodo: Let's accord doubles the love it deserves

    Peter Bodo,

    At times, doubles can be riveting. Just ask the U.S. Fed Cup team -- and its fans.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2009
  8. Peter Bodo: Who wants another old-fashion whippin' from Rafael Na...

    Peter Bodo,

    Look, no one is elbowing each other out of the way to take a shot at Rafael Nadal on clay. He owns the dirt and isn't slowing down.

    Blog | Conversation | April 24, 2009
  9. Peter Bodo: Dinara Safina the beneficiary of a failed system

    Peter Bodo,

    Dinara Safina was rewarded the No. 1 ranking with a resume devoid of a Grand Slam title. And that shows the ineptitude of our flawed rankings system.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2009
  10. Peter Bodo: Roger Federer, take a break and clear your head

    Peter Bodo,

    Wallowing in his current ragged state, perhaps it's time Roger Federer takes a break -- and we mean all the way through the French Open.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  11. Peter Bodo: Threesome dig their way out of tailspin

    Peter Bodo,

    Many moons ago, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Lleyton Hewitt ruled the rankings. And after a lengthy tailspin, each showed signs of life again

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2009
  12. Peter Bodo: Five imperative questions heading into the clay seaso...

    Peter Bodo,

    Five imperative questions heading into the clay season

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2009
  13. We have learned that we have a lot to learn

    Peter Bodo,

    The reality that Rafael Nadal might lose ground on clay, and Roger Federer's relief that the hard-court season is over: Are we in complete disarray, or what?

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  14. Interlopers threaten Nadal-Fed finals party

    Peter Bodo,

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Just as we got settled in and comfy, ready to savor the Roger Federer-versus-Rafael Nadal rivalry, a few interested parties began to bang on the door, call the land line, flood the inbox and Twitter away with an overriding messa...

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2009
  15. Taylor Dent begins Phase II with peace of mind

    Peter Bodo,

    Taylor Dent spent one year in bed and two years removed from the game. But he's back -- and with plenty of horsepower.

    Blog | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  16. The rising tide of young American players

    Peter Bodo,

    One of the most useful proverbs for tennis is the expression "A rising tide lifts all boats." It doesn't hurt the argument that it was one of the favorite sayings of a true titan of the game, the late Arthur Ashe. Just think about it: Remember the S...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2009