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Grass Crowns: Wimbledon 2012 in Review

Under the Roman Empire, warriors received grass crowns in recognition of feats demonstrating exceptional courage. We start our review of the fortni...

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Judgments of Paris: Roland Garros in...

Sixteen days seemed barely enough to contain all of the drama that occurred at Roland Garros 2012. Before the dust settled, history had halted hist...

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Up for the Cup? Davis Cup First Roun...

Barely two months ago, Spain celebrated the latest title captured by its Davis Cup dynasty. But now the greatest power of the past decade must star...

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Grading the Australian Open 2012: AT...

In this sequel to our WTA review, we continue to wrap our minds around perhaps the most thrilling tournament that we ever have discussed on this we...

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Australian Open 2012: The Best and W...

In this sequel to our WTA review, we continue to wrap our minds around perhaps the most thrilling tournament that we ever have had the privilege to...

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Farewell to Oz: Grading the Australi...

After a thrilling fortnight at the Australian Open, we compile the first of two articles that review the tournament’s most memorable performe...

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Australian Open Men's Final: Djokovi...

And so they meet again, the two best players in the world, on yet another grand stage. After a fortnight of largely predictable tennis in the men&#...

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Wizards of Oz (XI): Australian Open ...

Although we normally approximate the order of play in our daily previews, we diverge from it today to start with the match that many eagerly awaite...

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Wizards of Oz (II): Australian Open ...

Overcome by Makarova in her first Melbourne match last year, Ivanovic strides towards a less formidable obstacle in the diminutive Spaniard Lourdes...

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Wizards of Oz (I): Australian Open D...

This article marks the first in a daily series that highlights the most interesting matches, in our opinion, from each order of play at the Austral...

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The Best of 2011: WTA Edition

Outside women of the year Li Na and Petra Kvitova, several other women took an important step forward in 2011. We discuss the players who have the ...

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The Best of 2011: ATP Edition

Although Djokovic may have dominated the ATP throughout 2011 (see our article on him below), several other players recorded noteworthy achievements...

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Lions in Winter: Previewing the ATP ...

Long after the year’s final major, 2011 concludes with the second premier tournament hosted by London. As the city on the Thames sinks into w...

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Lions in Winter: Previewing the ATP ...

Long after the year’s final major, 2011 concludes with the second premier tournament hosted by London. As the city on the Thames sinks into w...

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Who Will Rise in the Fall? Asian Sea...

As the Tours sweep across Asia in the season’s concluding segment, we take an economist’s view of the leading contenders and advise you...

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The World (Group) to Conquer: Davis ...

We preview the two Davis Cup semifinals and the World Group playoff ties....

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Parting Thoughts: Reviewing the 2011...

We rewind the fortnight to discuss the highs and the lows of the 2011 US Open!

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Bright Lights, Big City (XIII): Prev...

On a thoroughly Super Saturday, we preview the penultimate round at the season's final major, which features four Slam champions and five #1s.

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Bright Lights, Big City (XII): US Op...

Two Americans against two of the ATP top five: who will advance to Super Saturday?

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Bright Lights, Big City (X): US Open...

We preview the matches initially scheduled for this day, including a five-time champion, a three-time champion, and two #1s. (For the matches postp...

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