1. 2010 Year-End Championship: And Then There Were Eight

    It’s that time of year again. It’s time for the Year-End Championship now being held in London. The tennis year is nearly over for the guys...

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  2. Rafael Nadal, Video Star!

    Don’t do it, Rafa!  Don’t give in to temptation.  I’m glad Rafael Nadal found a pleasant diversion from his recuperation and found the time to interrupt his training regimen to film a video with the pop star, Shakira...

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  3. Stefan, The Gentle Champion

    I became an accidental fan of Stefan Edberg. While looking for a player whose game I wanted to follow, I noticed a familiar pattern. This certain Swedish player was always making it to the finals of tournaments...

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  4. A Tale of Two Number Ones

    Pete Sampras and Roger Federer were both born under the same sign (Leo), ten days apart and they are exactly ten years apart; both men have owned Wimbledon with Pete winning 7 times and Federer ...

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  5. Hit For Haiti -- A Hit For The Fans

    I found myself eager to get the new tennis year started, so I began counting down the days until January the 18th which would mark the start of Australian Open 2010...

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  6. Roger Federer -- Poised For Slam Fourteen?

    You're almost there, Roger. The finish line is in sight. Now is your time. This is the year for you to take Roland Garros. It has been a long time coming...

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  7. Rafael Nadal: Happy Birthday, Even A Fed Fan Misses You At The French Open

    Rafa, this French Open won't be the same without you! Like everyone else, I too wondered who would end your run at the French Open. It's only natural. All good runs of dominance must sadly come to an end...

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  8. Why I Don't Miss Sharapova

    Maria Sharapova was a brash, unknown seventeen year old kid when she took on the veteran Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final of 2004 and won the title. While Serena didn’t play her best that day, this takes nothing away from Sharapova...

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  9. Will Rafael Nadal Ever Win the US Open?

    A strange thing happened in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon in 2008—Roger Federer lost and Rafael Nadal won after his third trip to the Wimbledon final. Clearly, the third time for Rafa proved to be the charm...

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  10. Will Roger Federer Ever Win the French Open?

    Roger Federer has had the misfortune to be born at the same time as the best clay court player in the business, Rafael Nadal. Yet when you look at Federer’s record on clay in the past four years, it hasn’t been shabby...

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  11. Will Nadal Win The US Open Or Will Federer Win The French Open?

    A strange thing has happened to the game of professional tennis lately – they’ve slowed the damn courts down again. But this isn’t the first time this has happened...

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  12. Who says married men can't play tennis?

    Recently, hearts were broken all over the world -- Roger Federer got married. It wasn’t as if it wasn’t expected...

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  13. Marat Safin will be missed

    It was the start of the tennis season and players were showing up for the first slam of the year, the Australian Open. Marat Safin shows up in Australia with two black eyes he said he got in an alley from a bar brawl in Moscow...

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