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  1. US Open - Noah Rubin's tough learning lesson

    Sandra Harwitt

    American teenager Noah Rubin is slowly figuring out what it takes to survive on the tennis circuit, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Taylor Townsend has high hopes for Paris

    Sandra Harwitt

    PARIS -- When Taylor Townsend started the year, she was a fresh-faced 15-year-old ranked No. 25 in the ITF's world junior rankings. Less than five months later, Townsend is still fresh-faced, but now 16. And as the No. 1 junior girl in the world, ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  3. Taylor Townsend takes two Aussie trophies

    Sandra Harwitt

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- American teen Taylor Townsend found that Australia is her kind of place. Except, that is, for one aspect of life that the newly minted Australian Open champion hasn't found quite palatable. "It's nasty," she said, of Vegem...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  4. Taylor Townsend rising up the rankings

    Sandra Harwitt

    When she was 14, Taylor Townsend's life wasn't really all that different from that of any other high school freshman. With a mix of anxiety and excitement, she was just settling in at Charles Drew (Riverdale, Ga.), where her father, Gary, is the prin...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  5. Mardy Fish needs to step up for U.S. team - Tennis

    Sandra Harwitt

    Even without Nadal, Spain proved it is the dominant force in World Group Davis Cup play, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Blog | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  6. Sandra Harwitt: John Isner, Lauren Embree win French Open wild ca...

    Sandra Harwitt

    The voyage to Paris became that much more valuable for Americans John Isner and Lauren Embree, who knocked out their wild-card compatriots for a trip straight to the French Open main draw.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2009
  7. USTA's ambitious endeavor an attempt to garner instantaneous resu...

    Sandra Harwitt

    The general consensus for some time is distressing: The future of American tennis is bleak. But welcome the USTA's newest initiative, QuickStart Tennis, a program aimed at getting youngsters involved and delivering future champions.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2008