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  1. Arthurs and Bjorkman having a senior moment

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Someone must have forgotten to tell Wayne Arthurs and Jonas Bjorkman the over-35 tournament begins next week. A combined 71 years old, the two players will clash in the third round of Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2007
  2. Blake part of smallest U.S. contingent to reach second round

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake is ranked in the top 10, but has never advanced beyond the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam. Whether that breakthrough happens at Wimbledon remains to be seen, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2007
  3. Chris Evert owned Roland Garros like no other

    Bonnie DeSimone

    On the eve of the year's second Grand Slam, seven-time French Open champ Chris Evert discusses Federer's quest for history, the state of the women's game, and looks back on her own clay-court dominance during the 1970s.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2007
  4. Canas confirms return by beating Federer again

    Bonnie DeSimone

    He served his suspension for doping and now Guillermo Canas has confirmed his return to tennis by beating Roger Federer twice in as many tournaments, Bonnie DeSimone writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2007
  5. Nadal ends drought in dominating fashion

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It had been nine months since Rafael Nadal won a tournament. However, the way in which he won the Pacific Life Open proved the Spaniard is not just a clay-court specialist, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2007
  6. Debacle in the desert

    Bonnie DeSimone

    So far this season, the round-robin experiment at select ATP Tour events has become a lightning rod for controversy. Bonnie DeSimone explains.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  7. The return of the Williams sisters?

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It wasn't a Grand Slam title like Serena won, but Venus Williams joined her younger sister in the winner's circle. Now, as Bonnie DeSimone writes, Serena and Venus Williams are the highest-ranked players on tour.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2007
  8. Clijsters ready to rebound from another injury

    Bonnie DeSimone

    A wrist injury has sidelined Kim Clijsters since August. Bonnie DeSimone writes on Clijsters' return and her plans to retire after 2007.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2006
  9. Americans Blake and King triumphant

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake and Vania King both won tournaments on the same day. As Bonnie DeSimone explains, finally Americans have something to smile about.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2006
  10. Does on-court coaching have a future?

    Bonnie DeSimone

    A decision on whether, and how, to expand on-court coaching is expected at the WTA's year-end board meeting. Bonnie DeSimone takes a closer look.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2006
  11. Latest win moves Blake up in ATP race

    Bonnie DeSimone

    James Blake trails only Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in titles in 2006. Bonnie DeSimone writes how Blake's latest win moved him one step closer to another goal.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2006
  12. Ivanovic major obstacle for Serena

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Serena Williams has looked solid in the first two rounds at the U.S. Open. However, Bonnie DeSimone writes Serena could hit a major obstacle in 18-year-old Ana Ivanovic.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  13. Andre (Agassi) vs. Andrei (Pavel) in first round

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Roger Federer is the heavy favorite to three-peat at the U.S Open, while Martina Hingis is poised to make a deep run in this year's draw. Bonnie DeSimone breaks down the draw.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2006
  14. The return of instant replay

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Hawk-Eye instant replay made its debut this season at the Nasdaq-100 Open. While the U.S. Open is going to be the marquee event for the system, the USTA is implementing the technology in all U.S. Open Series events, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2006
  15. Agassi's return starts next week

    Bonnie DeSimone

    With the French Open now over, it's time to look toward the grass-court season. Bonnie DeSimone writes about several players who will return to the court, including Andre Agassi.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2006
  16. Clijsters prefers better mind to tennis grind

    Bonnie DeSimone

    If Kim Clijsters fulfills her promise to retire next year, don't cry for her. At the tender age of 24, she seems more dedicated to leading a balanced life than winning tournament titles.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2006