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  1. Bad case of spring fever for WTA

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    Among other things, the weekend festivities that ushered in the calm before the Roland Garros storm served up a vivid snapshot of where the ATP and WTA are as institutions. In Hamburg, Germany, Rafael Nadal survived another gut-wrencher to snatch a t...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2008
  2. It's been a cold spring for the WTA

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    Welcome to spring. The birds are chirping, the daffodils are blooming, Rafael Nadal is opening his red-clay can of whup-ass left and right, and the WTA has happily sailed off into the Bermuda Triangle. Have you noticed? Or does the headline, "Medina...

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2008
  3. C'mon, Amelie

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    For some years now, the WTA Tour has been specializing in stories that make you sit back, scratch your head, and ask, "What's that all about?" The halcyon days when a pair of champions like Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova engaged in an epic rival...

    Blog | Conversation | February 29, 2008
  4. C'mon, Amelie

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    For some years now, the WTA Tour has been specializing in stories that make you sit back, scratch your head and ask, "What's that all about?" The halcyon days when a pair of champions like Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova engaged in an epic rivalr...

    Blog | Conversation | February 29, 2008
  5. Season's five story lines

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    There were five major story lines in women's tennis this year, which is five more than the men produced. The only down side is that you can argue that the drama and unpredictability we experienced said more about the similarity of the WTA game to pro...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2007
  6. A family affair

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    There are athletes we love, and athletes we hate, and athletes we love to hate, and those we hate to love. The great thing about Justine Henin, the almost pathologically shy, mortifyingly self-absorbed winner of Sunday's WTA year-end championships, i...

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2007
  7. Last woman standing

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    Given that the WTA Championships is the last official women's tournament of the year, it's no stretch to say that the theme is, "Last Woman Standing." And while Justine Henin is playing great tennis (she's already qualified for the knock-out semifina...

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2007
  8. Equality not always about money

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- The WTA Tour announced its much-anticipated Roadmap 2010 here at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami just the other day, and it has two primary features that will affect tennis fans directly: a shortened and streamlined schedule, an...

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  9. Tennis first for Sharapova

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    Maria Sharapova has the Anna Kournikova problem, and I'm not talking about the stigma of never having won a singles title on the WTA Tour, either. "Shrieky," you've noticed, has won Wimbledon and the U.S. Open and she's ranked No. 1 in the world. The...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2007
  10. Semis taste sweet to Serena

    Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- The biggest story thus far at the Australian Open has been Serena Williams and, yes, I do know that you could take that any number of ways. There's no doubt that the WTA's diva supreme is overweight, and in a way that makes it...

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2007