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  1. Lopsided second-round scores

    Patrick Hruby

    Lindsay Davenport won in 40 minutes and didn't lose a game. Nadia Petrova and Svetlana Kuznetsova lost two games each. Patrick Hruby writes about a lopsided day of second-round women's matches.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2006
  2. Williams sisters to take their measure

    Patrick Hruby

    Venus and Serena Williams are used to playing each other for the championship. This year, they meet in the round of 16 at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2005
  3. Big trouble for doubles specialists

    Patrick Hruby

    Doubles specialists say new rules will turn their event into more of a sideshow, while ultimately putting them out of work.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2005
  4. Venus and Serena show big hit at the Open

    Patrick Hruby

    For sheer entertainment value, the Williams sisters remain the biggest, most accessible stars in their sport.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2005
  5. No snooze, no lose for Davenport

    Patrick Hruby

    Lindsay Davenport is staving off the dreaded "R" word a little while longer, enjoying this run at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2005
  6. Sharapova's delicate balancing act

    Patrick Hruby

    Maria Sharapova may have the world on a string, but tennis remains most important to her.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2005
  7. Game, set, disaster

    Patrick Hruby

    Once again Page 2's Patrick Hruby reminds us that legends may come and go, but bad looks last forever.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2003
  8. U.S. Open primed and ready to party like it's 1999

    Patrick Hruby

    What, Ricky Martin wasn't available? Unlike the other Grand Slams, the U.S. Open isn't simply about tennis. It's Alec Baldwin in the stands, Donald Trump in Caroline Wozniacki's box -- ¿como? -- and Billy Joel belting out whatever it is Billy J...

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  9. Andy Roddick reminds us what's great about humans, and not comput...

    Patrick Hruby

    First Serena Williams. Now Andy Roddick. Two years, two foot faults, two memorable U.S. Open tennis tirades. In the wake of Roddick's Wednesday night meltdown over a foot fault call -- in sum: Roddick faulted; a lineswoman misidentified the offending...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  10. Sweat is a serious issue for many tennis players

    Patrick Hruby

    For many tennis players, too much sweat is a serious issue. Which explains the bottles of pickle juice, the extra shirts and all those wet towels.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2009
  11. No more tirades? !@$!@$!

    Patrick Hruby

    Tennis players seem to like the new instant-replay system debuting at the U.S. Open. But Patrick Hruby thinks replay is bad for the sport.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  12. The U.S. Open is the place to be

    Patrick Hruby

    Not a tennis junkie? Doesn't matter. Patrick Hruby has eight reasons you need to watch the U.S. Open. And yes, one of them is Miss Sharapova.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2006
  13. How to stop Roger Federer

    Patrick Hruby

    Roger Federer has been wiping the floor with the rest of the tennis world all season long. Can he be stopped? Perhaps -- here's how.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  14. Why you should watch the Open

    Patrick Hruby

    From Roger Federer to goofy outfits, Patrick Hruby gives you 10 good reasons you should be glued to the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2005