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  1. The race for the top in the WTA - tennis

    Peter Bodo

    While the tennis world has been obsessing over Rafael Nadal's knee, the WTA has a pretty good race for No. 1 going in Qatar this weekend, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  2. The absolute worst of 2011

    Peter Bodo

    Enough already with the "best of" 2011, and with the "highlights of 2011." It's high time we acknowledged the "lowlights" of 2011, starting with the fifth-most disappointing and working up to the worst moment of the ATP or WTA tennis year: 5. ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  3. Bouchard, Raonic aiming for Rogers double

    Peter Bodo

    Tennis will stage its own "Game of Thrones" this week in Montreal and Toronto, the equal-opportunity cities where the WTA and ATP alternate staging their simultaneous versions of the Rogers Cup -- or the Canadian Open. In recent months, Milos Raonic ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  4. Serena still Serena; Federer still Federer

    Peter Bodo

    We could be wise and resist reading too much into the first week of ATP and WTA tour play for 2014, but what fun would that be? Besides, since the offseason in tennis is short, we can expect the players to be in pretty good fighting trim for the s...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. Naughty or nice? Santa's gifts to the players

    Peter Bodo

    Santa is making his rounds again in this space, with gifts for ATP and WTA pros great and small. So let's take a sneak peek into that overloaded sleigh: Rafael Nadal: A pair of tennis shoes that are actually the right size. You've all heard or rea...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  6. Fall tennis gets the Heisman -- again

    Peter Bodo

    One of the more persistent criticisms of tennis is that the game has no real offseason, but the lengthy calendar doesn't really stop tennis from going over a cliff in the fall -- loaded ATP and WTA schedule or not. In just the past few days, WTA N...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  7. Robson and Janowicz made people notice

    Peter Bodo

    Choosing the "rookie" or "newcomer" of the year in tennis is a dodgy business because both WTA and ATP pros test the pro waters at very early ages thanks to things such as wild cards, cradle-to-grave professionalism and a the tradition that brings Op...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  8. Robson and Janowicz made people notice

    Peter Bodo

    Laura Robson and Jerzy Janowicz made huge jumps in the rankings, and with contrasting styles, they're both poised to make a lot noise for many years to come, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  9. Tournament of Champions is losing credibility

    Peter Bodo

    By handing a wild card entry to a player who hasn't won a tournament this year based only on her hometown appeal, the WTA is shooting the year-end Tournament of Champions' credibility in the foot, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  10. 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
  11. Tennis - Star security backfiring on Caroline Wozniacki, WTA?

    Peter Bodo

    It's kind of ironic that the WTA has boxed Caroline Wozniacki into a corner, considering she is the one star who always seems to show up.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  12. Petra Kvitova never ran from a challenge

    Peter Bodo

    Although there's still one event left on the WTA calendar (the Bali Tournament of Also Rans, er, "Champions"), the top women are done for the year now that the WTA Tour Championships is over. The women's tennis pros mustered a rousing endi...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  13. Tennis - Petra Kvitova never ran from a challenge

    Peter Bodo

    Petra Kvitova seized the moment and completed her stellar season in Istanbul. But just as impressive was her ability to survive lapses with no loss of composure.

    Blog | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  14. Tennis - Why the WTA should thank its lucky stars the year-enders...

    Peter Bodo

    Kind of confounding that Turkey shelled out all that dough to bring the WTA Championships to Istanbul -- unless you take a good, hard look at the country's big-picture agenda.

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2011
  15. Tennis -- Who is the year-end No. 1 in the WTA?

    Peter Bodo

    For the third time in the last four years, the year-end No. 1 player in the WTA may be one who did not win one of the majors, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  16. Santa's presents to the players

    Peter Bodo

    In keeping with our desire to take y'all into the deepest and most interesting recesses of tennis, we bring you an "inside the sled" preview of what Santa is toting around the globe and dropping off at the homes of various ATP and WTA players: ...

    Blog | December 23, 2010