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  1. Istanbul to host first ATP Tour event in 2015

    The ATP has announced that Turkey will host its first-ever tour event, the Istanbul Open, in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  2. Our 2013 tennis turkey awards

    Peter Bodo

    Most of you are familiar with the American tradition that began when President Harry S. Truman officially pardoned a turkey sent to him by a poultry and egg board for Thanksgiving. The charming gesture caught on, and now the presidential pardon is an...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  3. Li Na beats Jelena Jankovic at WTA Championships

    Top-ranked Serena Williams advanced to the semifinals of the WTA Championships by sweeping Petra Kvitova 6-2, 6-3 Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  4. Things not thankful for in 2012

    Stephen Tignor,

    There's Thanksgiving, and there's the thing that happens right before it: the turkey shoot. I'm thankful for a lot of things in tennis, but today I'm going in the opposite direction. It's time to recall five things I could ha...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  5. Why the WTA should thank its lucky stars

    Peter Bodo

    The WTA took a big risk by throwing in with the nation of Turkey as the host for its (ongoing) year-end WTA Championships until the year 2013. In a not-unrelated development, it also took an enormous payout (reportedly, $42 million for three years) f...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  6. Tennis - Why the WTA should thank its lucky stars the year-enders...

    Peter Bodo

    Kind of confounding that Turkey shelled out all that dough to bring the WTA Championships to Istanbul -- unless you take a good, hard look at the country's big-picture agenda.

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2011
  7. Uninspiring field limps into WTA Championships

    Viv Bernstein

    Regardless of the results of this week's year-end championships in Istanbul, there is no true world No. 1 in tennis this year.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  8. WTA expresses condolences over Turkey earthquake

    The elite of women's tennis awaits the start of the WTA Championships, expressing condolences for a country coping with a devastating earthquake that has left about 270 people dead.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  9. WTA extends CEO Stacey Allaster's contract until 2017

    The Woman's Tennis Association has extended the contract of CEO Stacey Allaster until 2017.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  10. Andy Murray unavailable for Davis Cup tie vs. Turkey

    Andy Murray will not play in Britain's Davis Cup relegation playoff against Turkey next month.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  11. Britain promises action after Davis Cup defeat

    Britain promises "swift and decisive" action regarding its Davis Cup team following a 3-2 loss to Lithuania.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  12. Third seed Anabel Medina Garrigues beats wild card Pemra Ozgen at...

    Third-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain beat wild card Pemra Ozgen of Turkey 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Istanbul Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  13. Dutch cyclist Theo Bos gets 1-month ban for role in Tour of Turke...

    Dutch rider Theo Bos has been suspended for one month for sending South African Daryl Impey crashing into a security barrier during a Tour of Turkey stage in April, the International Cycling Union said on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2009
  14. Radwanska beats top-seeded Dementieva in straight sets

    Agnieska Radwanska beat top-seeded Elena Dementieva of Russia 6-3, 6-2 Saturday to win the Istanbul Cup.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2008
  15. Istanbul final to feature Dementieva, Radwanska

    Top-seeded Elena Dementieva and second-seeded Agnieska Radwanska won semifinal matches Friday to advance to the Istanbul Cup final.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2008
  16. Top seed Dementieva advances to Istanbul semifinals

    Top-seeded Elena Dementieva defeated American Jill Craybas 6-1, 6-4 Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the Istanbul Cup.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008