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  1. Even at 27, Williams remains as dangerous as ever

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Venus Williams was 20 when she first won Wimbledon. Seven years later on the back end of her career, Williams showed she can still be as dangerous as ever, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2007
  2. Calf injury can't slow Serena's comeback season

    Bonnie DeSimone

    The rain has done nothing but cause havoc at Wimbledon. But for two hours on Monday, it turned out to be Serena Williams' best friend.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2007
  3. Henin makes quick work of Serena in straight sets

    Bonnie DeSimone

    The much-anticipated quarterfinal match between Justine Henin and Serena Williams was a lopsided affair. Now Henin, the two-time defending champion, has a semifinal date with possibly the hottest player on tour.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2007
  4. Jankovic wears down Venus in another Grand Slam

    Bonnie DeSimone

    One of the most intriguing questions this season is whether Venus Williams is intent on measuring up to her former stature. Her enigmatic third-round loss to Jelena Jankovic at the French Open didn't provide much of an answer.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2007
  5. Slow start for Serena nothing new

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Serena Williams has never lost in the first round of a Grand Slam event. And, as Bonnie DeSimone writes, Williams wasn't about to exit early at the French Open despite a very sluggish start.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2007
  6. Women's Q&A heading into Roland Garros

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Will Justine Henin win her fourth crown at Roland Garros? Is this the year France's own Amelie Mauresmo breaks through on the terre battue? Bonnie DeSimone answers those questions in her preview of the women's French Open.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2007
  7. Jankovic leads top 10 players in events played

    Bonnie DeSimone

    From Novak Djokovic's fast start to Venus Williams' skid against top-ranked players, Bonnie DeSimone takes a look at some of the more obscure statistics on tour this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2007
  8. 'Little V' came up with a big W for USA

    Bonnie DeSimone

    What was more impressive last weekend, Vania King's singing or her swinging? The 18-year-old King sang the national anthem then helped clinch a spot in the Fed Cup semifinals for the United States, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2007
  9. Serena, Venus together again for Fed Cup

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Having both Williams sisters on the U.S. Fed Cup team for the first time in four years has symbolic value for American tennis. Bonnie DeSimone explains.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2007
  10. Serena solves Henin, on her own, in final

    Bonnie DeSimone

    If ever there was a match that proved there's no need for on-court coaching, the Sony Ericsson final between Serena Williams and Justine Henin might have been it, writes Bonnie DeSimone.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2007
  11. Second shot at Serena for Sharapova

    Bonnie DeSimone

    The last time they met, Serena Williams pummeled Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final. The two meet again, this time in the fourth round at the Sony Ericsson Open.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2007
  12. The return of the Williams sisters?

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It wasn't a Grand Slam title like Serena won, but Venus Williams joined her younger sister in the winner's circle. Now, as Bonnie DeSimone writes, Serena and Venus Williams are the highest-ranked players on tour.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2007
  13. A plus-sized heart

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Almost an afterthought from the start, Serena Williams wasn't supposed to be much of a threat at the Australian Open. Bonnie DeSimone writes how, in spite of the so-called pundits, Williams proved she was more than fit enough to win her eighth career Grand Slam.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2007
  14. Optimism for American tennis in 2007

    Bonnie DeSimone

    For American tennis, 2006 was considered a down year. Bonnie DeSimone looks ahead and explains why 2007 will be better for the United States.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2006
  15. Ivanovic major obstacle for Serena

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Serena Williams has looked solid in the first two rounds at the U.S. Open. However, Bonnie DeSimone writes Serena could hit a major obstacle in 18-year-old Ana Ivanovic.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  16. Serena ready to make fashion statement

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It's all about the three F's for Serena Williams: fitness, focus and fashion. Bonnie DeSimone writes how Williams is dressed for success at the Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2006