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  1. Billie Jean King: Legend lives on at the 50-year mark of her firs...

    Joel Drucker

    Billie Jean King's legend lives on, especially now on the 50th anniversary of her first Wimbledon doubles victory.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  2. 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal leads...

    Joel Drucker

    Men's tennis has witnessed some remarkable matches in the past decade. And it starts with the crowning of the all-time Grand Slam champ.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  3. Top 5 women's matches of the decade

    Joel Drucker

    From the memorable 2005 Wimbledon clash between Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport to the comeback kid, Jennifer Capriati, winning an epic final Down Under, we reveal our top 5 women's matches of the decade.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  4. Mount Rushmore's four titans

    Joel Drucker

    Following grueling vetting and scrutinizing, here's why the quartet of Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall belongs on the Mt. Rushmore of tennis.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2009
  5. Joel Drucker: Top 10 players of 2008

    Joel Drucker

    With his unyielding nature and sublime championship at the hallowed Wimbledon grounds, Rafael Nadal is Joel Drucker's unequivocal choice as the best player of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2008
  6. Joel Drucker: Top 10 seasons of the Open era

    Joel Drucker

    Rafael Nadal has received his share of accolades for a historic 2008 campaign. But his performance pales in comparison to the raw dominance and brilliance displayed by others during the Open era.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  7. Borg-McEnroe Wimbledon battle was one for the ages

    Joel Drucker

    From the Martina Navratilova-Chris Evert budding rivalry to an epic Wimbledon final that stood the test of time, Joel Drucker explores the evolution of Open era tennis during its second decade.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2008
  8. Ashe, King propel tennis to new levels of awareness and popularit...

    Joel Drucker

    In 1968, amateurs and pros unified, boosting tennis into a new, unequivocal frontier. Joel Drucker looks back at the first decade of Open era tennis, from the "Love Double" to the "Battle of the sexes."

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2008
  9. Is Olympic tennis high-powered competition or fun in the sun?

    Joel Drucker

    In most sports, the Olympics present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an athlete to be a national hero. Tennis, however, is failing to take advantage of the camaraderie the Games offer and consequently marginalizing the buildup to the U.S. Open, writes Joel Drucker.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2008
  10. No shortage of spectacular moments from Federer

    Joel Drucker

    From the watershed 2004 Australian Open, where he became the world's No. 1 player, to his epic battles versus Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer has had many memorable moments.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2008
  11. Doubles will do it for Davenport ... for now

    Joel Drucker

    Lindsay Davenport became a first-time mother in June, returned to the court in July and announced she'll play doubles in August. Still, don't expect to see the former No. 1 playing singles anytime soon.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2007
  12. 32 reasons why Grand Slams might bore you

    Joel Drucker

    Grand Slams used to seed only the top 16 players. Now with twice as many players getting seeded, the potential for significant early-round upsets has diminished, writes Joel Drucker.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2007
  13. Will the Davis Cup drought end for United States?

    Joel Drucker

    Federer won the Australian Open, again. So, too, did Serena. Joel Drucker looks at the first three months of 2007 in an attempt to project the rest of the season.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2007
  14. Stevenson's life lesson

    Joel Drucker

    September 11 put tennis into perspective for Alexandra Stevenson.

    AssociateStory | August 28, 2002
  15. Get off the grass

    Joel Drucker

    Wimbledon should get rid of the grass courts for more versatile and interesting play.

    AssociateStory | June 19, 2002