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  1. French official Morgan Lamri banned for life by Tennis Integrity ...

    A French chair umpire on the futures and challenger tours became the first official to be suspended for corruption by the Tennis Integrity Unit when he received a life ban on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  2. Li Na's titles bigger than tennis

    Peter Bodo

    "Can you tell the Chinese [fans]: Don't teach me how to play tennis?" -- Li Na, to chair umpire Alison Lange, as the Australian Open final of 2011 was slipping out of her grasp. Li Na has retired from tennis with chronic knee injuries. There is...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  3. US Open men's semifinals

    Marin Cilic reached his first Grand Slam semifinal in more than four years, upsetting sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych in straight sets at the US Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  4. 2014 US Open women's play

    Maria Sharapova reached the US Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  5. US Open - Why does Lleyton Hewitt still play?

    Greg Garber and Matt Wilansky

    After Lleyton Hewitt's departure from the US Open, questions loom as to how many more early exits he has.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  6. espnW -- Five perplexing moments in Serena Williams' legendary ca...

    Along with her 17 major titles, Serena Williams also has had some major drama. Here's a look at five of the strange twists in her career.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  7. Kei Nishikori beats Santiago Giraldo to win Barcelona Open

    Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Colombia's Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 6-2 to win the Barcelona Open on Sunday for his first career title on clay.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  8. 2013 US Open -- No. 2 Victoria Azarenka drops a set, but wins aga...

    Jane McManus

    No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka was somewhat rattled after dropping the first set to No. 26 Alize Cornet, but thrived under the pressure to take the match.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  9. Caroline Wozniacki advances after Peng Shuai withdraws while lead...

    Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the second round of the New Haven Open when Peng Shuai was forced to retire while up a set on the four-time tournament champion Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  10. French Open - Rafael Nadal did it the hard way

    Greg Garber

    Quite frankly, this one was exhausting to watch. But Rafael Nadal ended his marathon semifinal in a familiar place.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  11. Ekaterina Makarova upsets Victoria Azarenka at Madrid Open

    Victoria Azarenka lost her temper, broke her racket and argued with the chair umpire in an exit Wednesday from the Madrid Open, where she's been runner-up the last two years.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  12. Marinko Matosevic pulls out at Memphis; Kei Nishikori advances to...

    Kei Nishikori was walking past Marinko Matosevic, ready to switch ends after winning the first set 6-4. The Australian stopped him near the umpire's chair.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  13. 2012 U.S. Open -- Spain's David Ferrer slugs his way to the semis...

    Jane McManus

    In an epic five-set match, David Ferrer emerged from under the daunting shadow of fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal by outlasting Janko Tipsarevic in a classic battle to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  14. 2012 Wimbledon -- Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic reach quarterfina...

    Roger Federer had to stave off a comeback instead of making one Monday, holding off Xavier Malisse in four sets to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  15. Wimbledon 2012 -- Rafael Nadal upset in second round by Lukas Ros...

    Rafael Nadal was upset in the second round by Lukas Rosol, while Andy Murray, Andy Roddick and Brian Baker advanced to the third round at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  16. 2012 French Open -- Final between Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal su...

    His big lead over Novak Djokovic in Sunday's drenched French Open final slipping away, Rafael Nadal tossed a soaked, clay-smeared tennis ball toward the chair umpire.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2012