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Tomas Berdych

By Chris Skelton 08/18/2013

An ATP 250 event in Winston-Salem and a WTA Premier event in New Haven set the stage for New York.

Rafael Nadal

By Chris Skelton 08/12/2013

The Roland Garros champions opened their campaigns on the summer hard courts with a flourish in Canada.

Murray vs. Djokovic, Untangling the Threads of the Sport’s Next Great Rivalry

By Chris Skelton 02/20/2013

They met for the first time as 11-year-olds, both still exploring the sport that would one day consume their lives. Fourteen years later, these two men, born just a week apart, stood on opposite sides of the net in a pulsating Rod Laver Arena.

Upsets and Near-Upsets, Staggers and Statements:  Matches to Remember from the First Week of the Australian Open

By Chris Skelton 01/21/2013

In the first week of a major, the leading contenders aim to launch their title campaigns with convincing victories that fire salvoes across the bows of their opponents…

Sydney Recap provides Australian Open insight

By Chris Skelton 01/12/2013

On the eve of the year’s first major, we break down some key narratives from the week before it as players completed their preparations for Melbourne. Most of the action happened at the joint tournament in Sydney.

Snapshots of a Season: 2012

By Chris Skelton 12/31/2012

Outside the December holidays, something memorable happens each month in a sport of constant drama. We recall the most notable events of last season, one month at a time.

Daring To Be Different | The Non-Conformists of Tennis

By Chris Skelton 10/09/2012

Watching the typical tennis match unfold, a spectator becomes aware of the internal logic guiding players through rallies in the modern game.

Not the Only One | Parallels Between Djokovic and Azarenka

By Chris Skelton 09/27/2012

The conversation about the WTA in early 2012 had revolved around the rise of Petra Kvitova to the throne occupied by Caroline Wozniacki, an event awaited with little suspense

By Chris Skelton 09/17/2012

We discuss eight contenders at both Wimbledon and the Olympics, predicting which event would mean more to each of them personally or professionally.

2012 Olympic Plotlines: Wimbledon, Revisited and Redefined

By Chris Skelton 09/11/2012

Competing in five different disciplines, including the first Olympics mixed-doubles tournament, stars large and small seized the opportunity to represent their nations on a stage familiar to all.


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