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  1. What Went Wrong at the Strangest Tennis Match You Never Knew Occu...

    Tom Perrotta

    Perhaps the strangest tennis match in history - the one that began but never ended - happened in Myanmar last year. It was the Davis Cup. Pakistan was up one match on New Zealand when the refere...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Who's That Guy?: Christopher Eccleston, Who Just Got His Own...

    Amos Barshad

    Just three episodes in and The Leftovers goes and gives a whole hour to a dude we only know, so far, for his aggressive flyering techniques?! Co-creators Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta did give us fair warning, though, early on promising individual...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Afternoon Links: W. Paints Himself, Anne of Green Gables Dyes Her...

    Tess Lynch

    I think I prefer George W. Bush's hacked "in-progress" paintings to Emile Hirsch's completed ones. I don't even know who I am anymore. Why wouldn't he have hacked these himself? Maybe he was as self-deprecating about his hobby as Eisenhower was. They...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  4. Losts Damon Lindelof Has to Go Baaaaack to TV, Lands HBO Show

    Amos Barshad

    After a couple years of separation from that infamous Lost ending, Damon Lindelof is ready to saddle up and ride back into the realm of television. Deadline reports that Lindelof has struck a deal with HBO to adapt The Leftovers, Tom Perrotta's 2011 ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  5. Nadal set to finally flourish at Flushing

    Tom Perrotta,

    The U.S. Open Series began this week in Atlanta, where Andy Roddick is making a surprise visit. As the summer hard-court season gets into full swing, here's what's on my mind. Rafa's best shot First things first: Rafael Nadal can win...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  6. 2010 U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal set to finally flourish at Flushing ...

    Tom Perrotta,

    There are good reasons Rafael Nadal hasn't won a U.S. Open title in the past. This year, we see only reasons that Rafa will walk away from New York a winner.

    Blog | Conversation | July 21, 2010
  7. Stakes high for these players at Wimby

    Tom Perrotta

    Which players should you watch at Wimbledon this year? I say these three have the most to gain -- and the most to lose. Roger Federer Status: Defending champion Potential gain: Immortality. Federer is already the most accomplished player in the hi...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  8. The best and worst of Round 1

    Tom Perrotta

    After one round at the French Open, there is much to praise -- and much to pan. Behold the three best (and worst) performances so far. The Best Roger Federer: A few weeks ago, the world No. 1 looked vulnerable. No longer. Federer breezed through hi...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  9. Williamses still at tennis's summit

    Tom Perrotta

    Justine Henin had yet to win her first French Open. Kim Clijsters was still the best player to never win a major title. No Russian had ever won a major. Neither had a woman from Serbia. All those things were true the last time Serena and Venus Willi...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  10. Tennis: Venus Williams and Serena Williams remain at tennis' summ...

    Tom Perrotta

    The Williams sisters deserve praise for their sustained excellence. And next week, they're likely to accomplish another startling feat.

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2010
  11. Tennis: Todd Martin-Novak Djokovic pairing doomed from the outset...

    Tom Perrotta

    The Todd Martin-Novak Djokovic pairing was a valiant effort, but realistically, it had little shot of succeeding.

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2010
  12. Rooting for the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry

    Tom Perrotta

    Can you imagine if the closest contact Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have is via e-mail, Facebook or text? Could happen if there isn't a renaissance in this rivalry.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  13. What does Nick Bollettieri's omission say about Hall?

    Tom Perrotta

    How many people have contributed more to the game of tennis than Nick Bollettieri? His omission from the Hall of Fame is shocking, if not sad.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  14. Now that Murray knows what it takes …

    Tom Perrotta

    At this time last year, Roger Federer was fading fast. Someone should remind Andy Murray of this. In the Australian Open final Sunday evening in Melbourne, Murray was all too aware of his opponent, his past success and his chance to end 74 years of ...

    Blog | February 02, 2010
  15. Now that Andy Murray knows what it takes …

    Tom Perrotta

    Was the Australian Open finals loss to Roger Federer a crushing blow for Andy Murray? Not by a long shot. In fact, if he learns from it, he won't have to wait much longer to claim a Grand Slam title of his own.

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  16. For Murray, the time is now

    Tom Perrotta

    As we approach the final weekend of the Australian Open, here are a few thoughts on the action. Murray's moment? Andy Murray has played the best tennis of this tournament and has an excellent chance to win his first major title. So far, Murray ...

    Blog | January 26, 2010