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  1. Australian Open - Roger Federer's royal robe

    Matt Wilansky

    Through two rounds, here's a look at the Heat Power Rankings Down Under.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  2. Australian Open - Players rationalize racket rampage

    Ravi Ubha

    The explanation behind racket-rampage fits of fury is quite simple: It just feels pretty darn good.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  3. In the Land of Oz, dreams begin at the first slam of the season

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Somewhere over the rainbow, the first major of the year is about to begin. While the wizard, Roger Federer, has swept away the field, others such as James Blake are on a quest down the Yellow Brick Road.

    SpecialFeature | January 08, 2008
  4. espnW -- Maria Sharapova ends amazing, youthful run of Garbine Mu...

    Jim Caple

    Maria Sharapova held off another upset bid from upstart Garbine Muguruza in a three-set battle to set up a semifinal meeting with 20-year-old Eugenie Bouchard at the French Open.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  5. Sony Open tennis - Busy summer schedule prevents Ivan Lendl from ...

    Greg Garber

    Despite a fruitful tenure, former coach Ivan Lendl just couldn't keep up responsibilities as coach of Andy Murray.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  6. Happy Big 4-0, Monica Seles!


    Happy birthday, Monica Seles! The nine-time Grand Slam singles champion turns 40 today. In 1990, when she was just 16, Seles became the youngest French Open winner, and she went on to win another seven major titles before her 20th birthday. She reach...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  7. Happy Birthday, Billie Jean King!


    Happy birthday, Billie Jean King! The iconic woman and legendary tennis star turns 70 today. The winner of 39 Grand Slam titles (12 singles) and 129 career titles, King is widely considered one of the best to ever play the game and one of the most in...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  8. Magic number for Serena


    Happy 32nd birthday to Serena Williams, who happens to be the owner of 32 Grand Slam titles. Williams won her first Grand Slam singles title at the US Open when she was 17 and won her 17th and most recent Grand Slam singles title at the US Open earli...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  9. Happy Birthday, Venus Williams

    Lizzie Haldane

    Happy 33rd birthday to a woman who has won 22 Grand Slam singles titles and four Olympic gold medals. Venus Williams, who was born on this day in 1980 in Lynwood, Calif., has won seven majors in singles, 13 in women's doubles and two in mixed. Throug...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  10. Raul Ibanez homers twice, knocks in six to power Mariners

    Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  11. Is Novak Djokovic an all-time great? Hmmm

    Ed McGrogan

    In the past 24 months, Novak Djokovic has won a Davis Cup, four Grand Slam titles and an ATP World Tour Final. He's also made his mercurial happy-go-lucky days when he was wearing adidas shirts and swinging Wilson rackets seem like ancient histo...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  12. Votto, Stanton add grand drama on Sunday

    David Schoenfield

    Happy Mother's Day? Yes. But I'll throw in this: Happy baseball day. Joey Votto and Giancarlo Stanton hit walk-off grand slams on a day where players wore pink wristbands or pink shoes or used pink bats to celebrate mothers everywhere for br...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  13. Federer hopes to master Indian Wells

    Peter Bodo

    Any ATP pro ought to be deliriously happy with the kind of six months Roger Federer has had, but given that he's the all-time Grand Slam champ -- and a thorn in the side of the two men ranked above him (No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal) -- ...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  14. Tennis - Can Roger Federer parlay success at Masters Series?

    Peter Bodo

    With five titles since the U.S. Open, Roger Federer now has people wondering: Can he really surge and threaten the two men who have stolen his thunder for two years?

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  15. My journey through the Slams

    Ravi Ubha

    Each Grand Slam presents a unique challenge. No one knows that more than the fearless Ravi Ubha, who carefully traversed the globe to witness all the action in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2011
  16. U.S. Open - Roger Federer offers some worldly advice

    Greg Garber

    Tennis junkies, need a few sage tips? Look no further than U.S. Open resident teaching pro Roger Federer.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011