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  1. Big weekend, big names at Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    Isn't it great to see three members of the tennis world's vaunted big four still battling on, even though the US Open has been over for nearly a week? Roger Federer is the only one of that group who won't be swinging a racket this week, but there...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  2. Isner, Serena ready for US Open

    Peter Bodo

    There was poignancy about the results in the final major warm-up tournament for the US Open, the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Each singles final featured an American, and both of the U.S. players lost. ATP No. 22 John Isner lost the men's f...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  3. USTA playing catch-up with roof plans

    Peter Bodo

    Tennis fans, the good news is that Arthur Ashe Stadium is getting a fancy new hat. The bad news is that the new roof that will make the stadium weatherproof won't be ready until August 2017 -- which means don't give that foul-weather gear away to som...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  4. US Open on ESPN solves many problems

    Peter Bodo

    On Thursday, the USTA and ESPN jointly announced that, as of 2015, the network will become the official broadcast partner of the organization that owns and presents the US Open. This is a landmark tennis -- and media -- event, another major step in h...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  5. Bum wrist has del Potro down again

    Peter Bodo

    Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, is giving American Brian Baker a strong run for the title of Unluckiest ATP Pro. That's a particularly stinging loss for the game because unlike Baker, Delpo is an established, elite player -- and o...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Welcome to a new era for the U.S. Open

    Peter Bodo

    American tennis received a shot in the arms a few days ago when the USTA announced that it will raise the prize money doled out at the U.S. Open to $50 million by 2017 -- a figure that nearly doubles the 2012 payout of $28.5 million. That's gre...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  7. Tennis - John Isner begins quest to make U.S. Davis Cup team his ...

    Peter Bodo

    The U.S. opens Davis Cup play against Brazil with a good chance to get off on the right foot, and that's welcome news for a talented team in transition.

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  8. With or without Nadal, Spain a dynasty

    Peter Bodo

    He was missed at Wimbledon after he crashed out on bad knees, because for years he was all that stood between Roger Federer and utter world domination. He was missed at the U.S. Open where, in the course of roughly 12 months, he experienced ecstasy a...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  9. Tennis - With or without Rafael Nadal, Spain a dynasty in Davis C...

    Peter Bodo

    Life without Rafa isn't all that bad -- when it comes to Davis Cup. Spain, after all, has players big enough to fill Rafa's shoes.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  10. Armageddon for the big four? Could be

    Peter Bodo

    Is it Armageddon for the big four, mere weeks after that designation finally became fully credible with Andy Murray's win at the U.S. Open? It's unlikely, but think about it for a moment. Roger Federer pulled out of the Paris Masters 1000...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  11. Tennis - Armageddon for the big four? Could be

    Peter Bodo

    No player outside the big four, not one, has won a Masters Series title in two years. That's going to change in Paris.

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  12. Argentina's hopes dashed once again

    Peter Bodo

    Davis Cup ties, even semifinals, tend to pass under the radar for all but the most devout of fans when they're played just a week after the final and most enervating Grand Slam event, the U.S. Open. Juan Martin del Potro, Juan Monaco, David Nal...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  13. Tennis - Argentina's hopes dashed once again in Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    Leave it to the tennis-rich nation of Argentina to find new ways to not win a Davis Cup championship.

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  14. No secrets in Djokovic-Murray final

    Peter Bodo

    NEW YORK -- Novak Djokovic ought to screw up and fail to reach his goals more often. The defending U.S. Open champ said early this year that his main objectives were to win the French Open (thereby completing his career Grand Slam) and the gold medal...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  15. Tennis - No secrets in Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray final

    Peter Bodo

    Novak Djokovic won't feel too smug going into this one. Not the way Andy Murray is playing.

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2012
  16. Tennis - Potentially hazardous matches for seeds

    Peter Bodo

    Here are the dark horses (hello, two-time champ Venus Williams) who could wreak havoc.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2012