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  1. Tennis - Sergei Bubka Jr. lucky to be back on court

    Sandra Harwitt

    After taking a three-story plunge, Sergei Bubka Jr. is lucky to walk, never mind resume his tennis career.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  2. Australian Open - Rafael Nadal feeling healthy and fresh early in...

    Sandra Harwitt

    A scaled-back offseason that included knee treatments has Rafael Nadal feeling healthy and fresh as the Australian Open gets underway, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  3. Wimbledon 2012: What's next for Williams sisters?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Wimbledon marked the coronation of Serena Williams' comeback. While she's arguably the sport's top player, her sister Venus' tennis future is uncertain.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  4. Wimbledon 2012 -- Maria Sharapova done as No. 1

    Sandra Harwitt

    Maria Sharapova was downcast but philosophical after a fourth-round loss that means her brief reign atop the world rankings will end.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  5. Tennis - Low ranking doesn't discourage Andy Roddick

    Sandra Harwitt

    The name Andy Roddick carries a lot of weight. But he would be much happier if he started making more headlines deep into tennis tournaments.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  6. Confidence keys Victoria Azarenka's 17-match win streak

    Sandra Harwitt

    Victoria Azarenka is coming off of three straight tournament victories this year, and five consecutive final appearances with four titles dating back to last season.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  7. Caroline Wozniacki: Can she get her No. 1 women's tennis ranking ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Caroline Wozniacki might not be No. 1, but she was still being scrutinized at Doha, her first tournament appearance since losing the top ranking, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  8. Tennis: How will Victoria Azarenka handle being No. 1?

    Sandra Harwitt

    The real challenge ahead in keeping the top ranking will be how well Victoria Azarenka defends upcoming tournament points from last year in the next few months.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  9. Tennis - Why the Orange Bowl switched to clay

    Sandra Harwitt

    Clay. It's the one word American tennis players scoff at. But until they begin to embrace the surface, the angst will never subside, which is why the prestigious Orange Bowl made the switch to dirt.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  10. Wimbledon -- All in the Williams family

    Sandra Harwitt

    Venus and Serena are finally healthy enough to take to the court again, and as usual, Mom, Dad and sis are right there with them.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  11. French Open -- Rafael Nadal is the ultimate dirt devil with sixth...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1 to claim his sixth French Open title, tying Bjorn Borg's record.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  12. French Open -- Youth trumps experience in history-making women's ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    For the first time, all three top-seeded women have been eliminated before the quarterfinals, and even more upsets occurred at the junior level.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  13. French Open -- No more Americans in Paris as Fish, King fall in t...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Day 7 of the French Open was marked by departures: Americans vacated the tournament, and Patty Schnyder of Switzerland retired.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  14. Sandra Harwitt: Delray Beach wrap

    Sandra Harwitt

    What did Delray Beach reveal? Mardy Fish is flourishing while someone close to Anna Kournikova is making strides.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009
  15. Sandra Harwitt: Jelena Jankovic jettisoned at Aussie Open

    Sandra Harwitt

    Jelena Jankovic was overmatched Sunday in Australia by Marion Bartoli. The Serb failed to achieve her first Grand Slam title and might lose her No. 1 ranking, to boot.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2009
  16. Sandra Harwitt: Novak Djokovic the lost of the big four

    Sandra Harwitt

    His ballyhooed impersonations earned him instant fame a year ago. But after a mundane 2008 summer, a more subdued Novak Djokovic has tabled his pugnacious persona, and it's working out just nifty.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2008