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  1. Tennis - Marion Bartoli's sudden retirement surprises the tennis ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Marion Bartoli was known to be quirky, and her sudden retirement a month after winning Wimbledon has left Bartoli with plenty of life options at age 28, writes Sandra Harwitt.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  2. Wimbledon 2012: What's next for Williams sisters?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Wimbledon marked the coronation of Serena Williams' comeback. While she's arguably the sport's top player, her sister Venus' tennis future is uncertain.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  3. Rain or shine for Murray fans

    Sandra Harwitt

    You have to admire the loyalty of tennis fans in England. On Sunday at high noon, in the pouring rain, there was barely a slice of lawn on Henman Hill. Tennis fans without Centre Court tickets wanted to be on the grounds to watch history. They hop...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  4. Murray making history

    Sandra Harwitt

    In British tennis, Fred Perry's become an immortal icon by virtue of being the last British man to win a Grand Slam title. Perry, an eight-time Grand Slam champion, won three titles at Wimbledon. He won his last two majors in 1936 at Wimbledon and...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  5. 2012 Wimbledon -- Serena emotional after fifth Wimbledon win

    Sandra Harwitt

    Serena Williams has overcome injuries and illness to win her fifth Wimbledon title.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  6. 2012 Wimbledon -- Agnieszka Radwanska ill heading into Wimbledon ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    A respiratory infection may make it more difficult for Agnieszka Radwanska's to defeat Serena Williams at Wimbledon and become No. 1 in the world.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  7. Local businesses benefit from tennis

    Sandra Harwitt

    There are those that live in Wimbledon that would prefer the world's most prestigious tennis tournament wasn't located in their backyard. But there are also those who embrace the fame The Championships brings to their little corner of the earth. ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  8. 2012 Wimbledon -- Agnieszka Radwanska reaches first Grand Slam fi...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Agnieszka Radwanska has been here before ... sort of. In 2005, she won the Wimbledon title as a junior. Saturday she'll attempt to become just the fifth juniors champ to win the women's crown.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  9. It's Pimm's o'clock somewhere

    Sandra Harwitt

    At Wimbledon, no matter what time of the day, "It's Pimm's o'clock!" That's the official slogan for the most official drink at Wimbledon. It looks like a cup of iced tea, but it's alcoholic. In the South of England it is a traditional summertime r...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  10. Royals watching at Wimbledon

    Sandra Harwitt

    This is the official entrance to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. This is the place where the blue bloods and famous normally enter the Royal Box. Above the entry way is the terrace and tradition commands the men's and women's winners...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  11. 2012 Wimbledon -- Victoria Azarenka cruises to semifinals showdo...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Victoria Azarenka is starting to look a lot like the player who owned the WTA Tour for much of the first three months of the year.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  12. Its not wimbledon without strawberries

    Sandra Harwitt

    After the tennis, the most famous thing associated with Wimbledon is something you eat. That's right, strawberries and cream are almost as much identified with Wimbledon as the tennis. Many of the gift items in the souvenir shops on the grounds ar...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  13. Thank you for Sunday off

    Sandra Harwitt

    If I was in charge of professional tennis the first thing I would make mandatory is the middle Sunday off at all four Grand Slams. Ask anyone working at the Slams in any capacity, especially those who also work at the other three majors, and they'...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  14. Wimbledon 2012 -- Maria Sharapova done as No. 1

    Sandra Harwitt

    Maria Sharapova was downcast but philosophical after a fourth-round loss that means her brief reign atop the world rankings will end.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  15. Still the people's princess

    Sandra Harwitt

    I've had the good fortune to come to London so often that I don't feel as if I'm a tourist anymore. I tend to skip the the visit to the Tower of London and watching of the Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace. However, I do tend shop and tak...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  16. 2012 Wimbledon -- The curious case of Wimbledon Week 1

    Sandra Harwitt

    With Venus, Rafa and Woz done and dusted, the first half of this Wimbledon fortnight has been curious indeed.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012