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  1. us open 2023
    The Spectacular U.S. Open Men’s Final That Wasn’tThe only man who can challenge Novak Djokovic wasn’t on the court Sunday.
  2. us open 2023
    Coco Gauff Wins the U.S. Open in Thrilling ComebackThe 19-year-old tennis phenom now has a major to her name. It probably won’t be her last.
  3. us open 2023
    Maybe They Should Move the U.S. Open Back a WeekExtreme heat is an enemy of good tennis, and the problem is only getting worse.
  4. 2023 us open
    Coco Gauff’s Rise and GrindThe American teen star dazzled the tennis world four years ago, but grit and tenacity have gotten her to the U.S. Open final.
  5. us open 2023
    Box Office Ben Has ArrivedBen Shelton’s serve and self-belief have gotten him to the U.S. Open semifinals. He’ll need both against Djokovic.
  6. us open 2023
    Cable Dispute Forces U.S. Open Champion Into Life of PiracyDaniil Medvedev is just one of many frustrated Spectrum customers who can’t watch tennis on TV right now.
  7. us open 2023
    Can Ons Jabeur Finally Go All the Way?After three near-misses at majors, the Tunisian fan favorite is gunning for a U.S. Open title.
  8. us open 2023
    Chris Eubanks Is Trying to Make the Dream LastThe 27-year-old American journeyman is tennis’s best underdog story. Can he parlay his success into a U.S. Open run?
  9. us open 2023
    Have You Heard About Jessica Pegula?The third-ranked women’s tennis player in the world is still under the radar ahead of a possible breakout U.S. Open.
  10. us open 2023
    Novak Djokovic Is the Perfect Champion for the Age of AIThe 23-time Grand Slam winner has mastered the art of learning from his opponents’ weaknesses in real time.
  11. upsets
    Carlos Alcaraz’s Wimbledon Victory Announces a New Era in TennisThe 20-year-old Spaniard beat Novak Djokovic in a classic final that felt like a changing of the generational guard.
  12. sports
    Chris Eubanks Is the Best Story in Tennis Right NowWith a huge upset on Monday, the American journeyman has improbably reached Wimbledon’s quarterfinals.
  13. sports
    DeSantis Asks Biden If Djokovic Can Enter U.S. by BoatThe Florida governor is using the unvaccinated tennis star’s ban from America as a political cudgel.
  14. sports
    Rick Scott Is Unfortunately Right About Novak DjokovicThe Biden administration’s policy of blocking unvaccinated people from the country continues to make little sense.
  15. tennis
    A 33-Year-Old Real-Estate Broker Won a Pro Tennis MatchMatija Pecotić is the sports story of the week.
  16. sports
    Pickleball Looks Really Dumb on TVAmerica’s fastest-growing sport isn’t quite ready for prime time.
  17. tennis
    The 3 American Men Who Could Win the Australian OpenAfter decades of disappointment, a generation of U.S. tennis talent is making some noise in Melbourne.
  18. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Isn’t Looking Like Rafael Nadal These DaysThe No. 1 seed said he was “mentally destroyed” after an injury-plagued second-round loss at the Australian Open.
  19. tennis
    Now It’s All Rainbows and Giggles for Djokovic in AustraliaOne year after a saga that ended in his deportation, he’s no longer persona non grata Down Under.
  20. tennis
    There Will Be No Next Roger FedererReflecting on his utter distinctiveness as he steps onto the court for one last pro match.
  21. tennis
    When Roger Federer Broke His Racket and Faced the FutureIn the late aughts, he came to terms with his transition from tennis God to mere mortal.
  22. tennis
    The Future of Men’s Tennis Looks Pretty Damn BrightThis year’s U.S. Open has shown that the era to come after Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer will not be a letdown.
  23. games
    Serena’s Greatness Always Extended Beyond the CourtHer final, unforgettable match is not the end of her story.
  24. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  25. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  26. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  27. goat
    Serena Williams Announces Her Retirement From TennisIn a Vogue essay, she says she plans to step away from the sport after the U.S. Open wraps next month.
  28. the sports section
    Is Nick Kyrgios Finally Good Enough to Be Interesting?At Wimbledon, the volatile Australian has a chance to live up to years of hype.
  29. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of Wimbledon in Major BummerAn abdominal tear did what no opponent has been able to do this year: defeat the Spaniard in a major.
  30. tennis
    The French Open’s Women’s Final Is a BlockbusterA dynamic young American versus the most dominant player in years. Who said the women’s game lacked excitement?
  31. games
    Wimbledon’s Ban on Russian Players Is the Coward’s Way OutThe tournament’s wrongheaded decision is political but not in the way it wants you to think.
  32. sports
    Wimbledon Pins Blame for Russian Invasion on Daniil MedvedevThe tournament’s banning of individual Russians and Belarusians doesn’t make a lot of sense.
  33. sports
    Djokovic’s War Against Evil COVID Vaccine Will ContinueThe World No. 1 isn’t getting a shot anytime soon and might miss the French Open as a result.
  34. whines
    When Will Tennis’s Golden Age Be Over Already?Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open victory was stirring, but the sport could really use some new blood at the top.
  35. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Is the GOAT for NowThe old guard of tennis continues to dominate the field.
  36. encounter
    Is the Next Great Pastime … Pickleball?Connor Pardoe wants to turn the racquet sport, once a game for retirees, into a primetime event.
  37. international affairs
    Australia Defeats and Deports DjokovicAfter his last-ditch legal effort failed, the unvaccinated tennis star has left the country and will not play in the Australian Open.
  38. australian open
    Australia Seeks to Deport Djokovic Once More, With FeelingThe vaccine skeptic and defending Aussie Open champion is running out of options.
  39. fiascos
    Novak Djokovic Beats Australia (for Now)The vaccine skeptic and world No. 1 has at least temporarily avoided deportation. But this farcical saga isn’t over yet.
  40. heels
    Novak Djokovic Is Still Caught in Australian LimboAs the country continues its effort to deport him per its vaccination rules, the star’s family and supporters are casting him as a political prisoner.
  41. china
    Peng Shuai Not at All Suspiciously Recants AccusationsSurely this will assuage everyone’s concerns, right?
  42. sports
    Men’s Tennis Offers a Weak Response to Peng Shuai’s PlightSo far, women’s tennis stands alone in the sports world with its bold stance toward China.
  43. peng shuai
    Women’s Tennis Suspends Tournaments in China Over Treatment of Peng ShuaiThe WTA president said he doubted that doubles star Peng Shuai was “safe and not subject to censorship” following her sexual-assault allegation.
  44. sports
    Women’s Tennis Had to Stand Up to ChinaOther sports could get away without direct confrontation. Peng Shuai feels like a turning point.
  45. china
    IOC Says Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Told Them She’s SafeShe hadn’t been seen in public since accusing a former government official of sexual assault — prompting international concern about her welfare.
  46. china
    Missing Chinese Tennis Player ‘Sends’ Very Disconcerting EmailPeng Shuai accused a prominent politician of sexual assault. Now, nobody knows where she is.
  47. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  48. tennis
    This Year’s U.S. Open Is an Antidote to GloomThrilling phenoms, riotous crowds, and that old New York energy have made it a tournament to remember.
  49. tennis
    The Strange Beauty of Seeing Andy Murray LoseThe former world No. 1 is seemingly at peace with not contending for titles anymore — and it’s a joy to watch.
  50. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
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