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  1. Big week for Serena Williams

    Peter Bodo

    The latest we saw of Serena Williams, the owner of the greatest serve any woman ever threw down at Wimbledon, she was feeling woozy and serving up balls that flew like bottle rockets and produced four straight double faults in a Wimbledon doubles mat...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. Spotlight on Americans at Hall of Fame

    Peter Bodo

    In recent years, the steady stream of American male tennis players descending on London in mid-June to compete at Wimbledon have been coming back a week or more before the conclusion of the event, tails between their legs, freshly strung but unused r...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Common thread for Djokovic, Kvitova

    Peter Bodo

    Novak Djokovic is a great tennis champion, but merely the latest in a long line of people to learn the hard way that it's always darkest before dawn. There Djokovic was, midway through the fifth set in the Wimbledon final, swinging the stringed s...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. Tough Wimbledon draws for big names

    Peter Bodo

    We live in an age of speed reading, speed dialing and even speed dating. So why not speed draw analysis as well? Let's not waste any more time before looking at the 2014 Wimbledon draw. Men's singles Top quarter: The Djokovic section Prom...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  5. Federer hopes Halle a harbinger for Wimby

    Peter Bodo

    You have to wonder, don't all those nice people in Halle ever get sick of seeing Roger Federer grinning like a schoolboy as he studies the reflection of his own beautiful self in the hardware presented to the Halle singles champion? Federer has wo...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  6. Why is Roger Federer playing small events?

    Peter Bodo

    The weeks following the Australian Open and Wimbledon are usually toss-off weeks; all the top players are worn out from the grind leading up to the event or the demands and tensions of those events. They can't afford that luxury at the French Open, ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  7. The distraction Serena Williams needs

    Peter Bodo

    Serena Williams returns to action this week in Bastad, Sweden, following her unexpected early departure at Wimbledon. It seems like red clay is in her blood ever since she won that career-enhancing second French Open title, or is it just that the Ame...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  8. Bodo - Hingis left an indelible mark

    Peter Bodo

    On the court Martina Hingis was an unstoppable force, but off the court she captivated the fans and made women's tennis fun, Peter Bodo writes

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  9. Why Roger Federer needed his Halle title

    Peter Bodo

    Once again, those who have been chomping at the bit, ready to declare the end of the Roger Federer era in tennis, have to pack up those votive candles and set aside the black lapel ribbons. For the first time in about 10 months, Federer won a tournam...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  10. Tennis - Lukas Rosol has upper hand on Rafael Nadal again

    Peter Bodo

    Even though Rafael Nadal won the Barcelona Open, he was, yet again, overshadowed by his Wimbledon nemesis, Lukas Rosol.

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  11. An upset for the years

    Peter Bodo

    Upsets happen. They happen in all sports. But there are upsets and then there are UPSETS, which is why Rafael Nadal's second-round loss at Wimbledon in July ranks right up there with Maria Sharapova's career Grand Slam and Andy Murray&#0...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  12. An upset for the years

    Peter Bodo

    Lukas Rosol's upset over Rafael Nadal in the second round at Wimbledon was not just a top moment this year, it was an upset for the years, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  13. Ivan Lendl's influence is key to Andy Murray's success

    Peter Bodo

    Ivan Lendl's stoic approach to tennis was exactly what Andy Murray needed to go from celebrated also-ran to Grand Slam and Olympic champion in 2012, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 2012 Olympic Tennis - Olympics could be game-changer for Andy Mur...

    Peter Bodo

    Everyone wanted a piece of the gold -- everyone. But Andy Murray, with his steely resolve in front of his home fans, proved he wanted it most.

    Blog | Conversation | August 06, 2012