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  1. Same old bosses, Fed, Sharapova still rule

    Peter Bodo

    Judging from the first week of play in the new year, 2015 is less likely to be a year of sweeping change than one of business as usual. Sure, top-ranked and top-seeded Novak Djokovic was upset at Qatar. But isn't that what Ivo Karlovic does for a liv...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  2. Imagine a life without the Big Four

    Peter Bodo

    At Qatar this week, top-seeded and top-ranked Novak Djokovic lost to ATP No. 27 Ivo Karlovic, the 35-year-old Croatian ace machine (is there any other kind of Croatian?). Also at Qatar, No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal was upset in his first-round match by No...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  3. Grace Min upsets Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Swedish Open

    Grace Min of the United States upset second-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round of the Swedish Open on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  4. French Open - Serena Williams, Ernests Gulbis take center stage i...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Injuries, viral videos, young guns and upsets galore took center stage in Paris, Kamakshi Tandon writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  5. Andy Murray says back feeling better after surgery

    Andy Murray considers last week's tournament in Acapulco a victory of sorts even though he was upset in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  6. Second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues falls at Hobart Internation...

    German qualifier Mona Barthel upset second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday to move into the quarterfinals of the Hobart International, a tuneup for next week's Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  7. Tennis Power Rankings

    Perhaps the only thing that didn't send shock waves around Indian Wells was the Williams sisters' results. And that's because they didn't play. After over a week of bedlam and upsets, more questions were raised than answered at the year's first Mas...

    Power Ranking | Conversation | March 22, 2010
  8. Taylor Dent, Melanie Oudin, John Isner, Jesse Witten looking to b...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Melanie Oudin and John Isner were among a quartet of players who gained new fans and new respect at the U.S. Open. Where do they go from here?

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  9. U.S. Open: What has happened to civility?

    Jeff MacGregor

    A less-than-grand occasion for Serena Williams, the U.S. Open and tennis was the culmination of a weird and angry week.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2009
  10. Top-seeded Novak Djokovic wins with ease in Sydney

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic rebounded from a first-round loss at Brisbane last week with an easy 6-1, 6-2 win over Paul-Henri Mathieu on Wednesday at the Sydney International.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2009
  11. Roddick winding his way through a tricky draw

    Ravi Ubha

    The four Wimbledon finalists are all alive in the U.S. Open. However, while Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are still slated for a showdown on championship Sunday, Venus and Serena Williams will likely happen sooner than later.

    SpecialFeature | August 31, 2008
  12. Coin's win an upset of epic historical proportions

    Greg Garber

    It was one of the biggest upsets in tennis history. Pondering retirement just weeks before, 188th-ranked Julie Coin shocked world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic in the second round of the U.S. Open.

    SpecialFeature | August 28, 2008
  13. After slow start, Safina rallies for German Open title

    Dina Safina pulled off her third upset of a top-10 player in a week at the German Open, winning the title Sunday by defeating ninth-ranked Elena Dementieva 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2008
  14. Soderling, Bjorkman among men's winners; Davenport, Govortsova re...

    Robin Soderling upset top-seeded Andy Roddick 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, ending the American's bid to win in consecutive weeks.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2008
  15. Gasquet, Hewitt both beaten at Australian Open warmup

    Lleyton Hewitt and top seed Richard Gasquet were upset in the second round of the Sydney International on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  16. Nalbandian beats Nadal; Federer, Djokovic, Kiefer win

    Rafael Nadal, coming off a five-week layoff, was upset by David Nalbandian 6-1, 6-2 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Madrid Masters.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2007