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  1. Serena-Sharapova clash on hold

    Peter Bodo

    For a while there, it looked as if the Madrid combined event was destined to produce the WTA final most fans want to see: top-ranked Serena Williams clashing with No. 8 Maria Sharapova. Sharapova has been thigh-deep in blood (her own, as well as t...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  2. In Roger Federer we trust

    Peter Bodo

    Guess who has emerged as the one person upon whom you can rely as a desert storm ravages the ATP and WTA pecking order heading into the final weekend of the first Masters 1000 of the year, Indian Wells? Roger Federer. Many of you know that the ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  3. Win highlights how low Woz has fallen

    Peter Bodo

    Caroline Wozniacki and Laura Robson, two women with very different backstories, played in WTA finals this weekend. Wozniacki won hers in Seoul, South Korea, bombarding Kaia Kanepi 6-1, 6-0. Kanepi is like the subject of that poem by Henry Wadsworth ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  4. Tennis - Win highlights how low Caroline Wozniacki has fallen

    Peter Bodo

    Caroline Wozniacki won her first title of the year. But that hardly means she's gone through some kind of transformation.

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  5. A revitalized Serena looks to the Olympics

    Peter Bodo

    You know that Serena Williams is back in town when the lead, or top paragraph in a news story, dwells upon the fact she came awfully close to losing a set in the final. That was the thrust of the WTA's own report on Stanford, where Williams on S...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  6. A revitalized Serena looks to the Olympics

    Peter Bodo

    This weekend, Serena Williams upped her 2012 record to 34-3 and has won 28 of her past 29 matches. A source of inspiration for her newfound dominance could well be the chance to win Olympic gold in London, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  7. Stosur not your typical clay-court player

    Peter Bodo

    Ordinarily, this blog post would be about the final of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, as that event had more heft than the WTA event in Charleston. But I worked the Rafael Nadal territory pretty fully last week, and just as expected, he demonstrated ...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  8. Samantha Stosur not your typical clay-court player

    Peter Bodo

    Don't call Samantha Stosur your mother's clay-court tennis player. She proved that with a Rafael Nadal-esque beatdown over Vera Zvonareva in the final of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  9. Henin's Brisbane result a precursor for the Aussie?

    Peter Bodo

    So what did the entertaining final between Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin in Brisbane tell us about the WTA? Just this: When it comes to the WTA, the more things change, the more they remain the same. The biggest takeaway is that Clijsters isn&#039...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  10. Tales of two newly minted champions

    Peter Bodo

    Shortly after nailing up a tough and gritty three-set upset of heavily favored Venus Williams in the Stanford final on Sunday, WTA outlier Marion Bartoli said: "It was the best effort I ever gave on court." Far down the freeway in Los Angeles, Sam Q...

    Blog | August 03, 2009