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  1. 2012 Wimbledon -- Victoria Azarenka cruises to semifinals showdo...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Victoria Azarenka is starting to look a lot like the player who owned the WTA Tour for much of the first three months of the year.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  2. Tennis helps Shahar Peer break barriers

    Sandra Harwitt

    Despite a second-round singles loss,

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  3. Tennis: How will Victoria Azarenka handle being No. 1?

    Sandra Harwitt

    The real challenge ahead in keeping the top ranking will be how well Victoria Azarenka defends upcoming tournament points from last year in the next few months.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  4. Wimbledon -- Ana Ivanovic makes a comeback, Novak Djokovic makes ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    When he's not rolling over opponents at Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic likes to spend his time outdoors. He's even befriended a local squirrel.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  5. Wimbledon -- All in the Williams family

    Sandra Harwitt

    Venus and Serena are finally healthy enough to take to the court again, and as usual, Mom, Dad and sis are right there with them.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  6. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Bethanie Mattek-Sands is a cheesehead

    Sandra Harwitt

    Bethanie Mattek-Sands displays a distinctive style profile on the WTA Tour, but her wish to sing and play drums suggests she'd be happier as a rock star than a fashion icon.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  7. Harwitt: Justine Henin heads into the sunset, again

    Sandra Harwitt

    The disparity between Justine Henin's two departures from the game is stark and intriguing.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  8. Can Stacey Allaster take the WTA Tour to the next level?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Stacey Allaster inherits a healthy organization. But how she maximizes the tour's presence with a lack of WTA star power remains to be seen.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2009
  9. Dinara and Marat: Heads above other brother-sister acts

    Sandra Harwitt

    Dinara Safina and Marat Safin made history by becoming the first brother-sister combination to reach No. 1. But they aren't the only dynamic duo to traverse the tennis scene.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 28, 2009
  10. Sandra Harwitt: Stacey Allaster the top candidate to lead the WTA...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Don't expect the WTA Tour's search for its chairman and CEO to mirror the frantic search the ATP conducted earlier this year. All fingers are pointing to current president Stacey Allaster.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  11. Sandra Harwitt: Svetlana Kuznetsova fraught with uncertainty and ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Svetlana Kuznetsova's attitude and aptitude are unassailable. But despite a big game and striking pedigree, recent struggles have some suggesting the Russian talent is at her career crossroads.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  12. Is Jankovic truly worthy of the No. 1 player status?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Success fosters scrutiny. Just ask Jelena Jankovic, who ascended to the No. 1 ranking again. But devoid of a Grand Slam title, is she worthy? The computers say yes. The pundits? Not so much.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 07, 2008
  13. Safina leading the Russian charge on the WTA Tour

    Sandra Harwitt

    In the topsy-turvy world of women's tennis, the emergence of Dinara Safina has been welcomed with open arms. But she's just one piece of a stalwart Russian regime which has quietly dominated the tour all season long.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 23, 2008
  14. Game's top stars looking for retribution at Wimbledon

    Sandra Harwitt

    After their respective clay-court demises at the French Open, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters are seeking vindication on a surface much more comfortable to their playing styles. But viable competition likely will make their Wimbledon paths difficult.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2008