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  1. tennis
    There Will Be No Next Roger FedererReflecting on his utter distinctiveness as he steps onto the court for one last pro match.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. games
    Serena’s Greatness Always Extended Beyond the CourtHer final, unforgettable match is not the end of her story.
  5. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  6. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  7. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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?
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Is the GOAT for NowThe old guard of tennis continues to dominate the field.
  17. encounter
    Is the Next Great Pastime … Pickleball?Connor Pardoe wants to turn the racquet sport, once a game for retirees, into a primetime event.
  18. 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.
  19. australian open
    Australia Seeks to Deport Djokovic Once More, With FeelingThe vaccine skeptic and defending Aussie Open champion is running out of options.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. china
    Peng Shuai Not at All Suspiciously Recants AccusationsSurely this will assuage everyone’s concerns, right?
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. sports
    Women’s Tennis Had to Stand Up to ChinaOther sports could get away without direct confrontation. Peng Shuai feels like a turning point.
  26. 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.
  27. china
    Missing Chinese Tennis Player ‘Sends’ Very Disconcerting EmailPeng Shuai accused a prominent politician of sexual assault. Now, nobody knows where she is.
  28. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
  32. tokyo olympics
    The Olympics’ COVID Problem Is GrowingThe games are opening today, as more and more athletes test positive for the virus and cases in Tokyo rise.
  33. sports
    Rafael Nadal Is an Artist TooFederer gets all the odes. But there’s beauty in the King of Clay’s game — and in his foibles.
  34. games
    Tennis Lessons and Learning to Feel at Home in My BodyAt age 28, I began transitioning. But my body didn’t become mine until I picked up a racket.
  35. games
    Let’s Have a Good-Faith Discussion About Naomi OsakaHer abrupt exit from the French Open over anxiety around press conferences does not lend itself to a simple narrative.
  36. coronavirus
    Most U.S. Sports Leagues Have Suspended Their Seasons Due to CoronavirusThe NHL, MLB, MLS, and NBA are all either suspending or canceling play due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  37. games
    We’re All Fake Fans NowWe know more about athletes than ever, but it hasn’t made them more human to us.
  38. encounter
    A Tennis History Lesson With the Oldest Living Grand Slam Champ“You could travel the world and live like a king. And you didn’t make any money,” says 95-year-old Vic Seixas.
  39. games
    After the U.S. Open, Maybe We Should Just Abolish Umps?The upside of human referees is almost nonexistent, but the downside is the possibility of Serena vs. Ramos.
  40. games
    The Sports Miracle Named SerenaShe’s 37 years old and occupying a nearly unprecedented role in professional athletics. Go see her play at the U.S. Open—you’ll be very glad you did.
  41. It’s an All-American Women’s Semifinal at U.S. Open for First Time in DecadesVenus Williams leads a surging pack of Americans at Flushing Meadows.
  42. For the First Time Since 2009, an American Man Will Play in Grand Slam SemifinalWith his upset of Andy Murray, American Sam Querrey has reached the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career.
  43. feature
    The Making of America’s Next Great Tennis Talent, in Two Very Different LabsTaylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe are the future of the sport, but their pasts couldn’t be more different.
  44. select all
    4 Ways One Photoshopper Made Olympic Tennis Even More InterestingTennis looks a lot more fun in outer space.
  45. the sports section
    Maria Sharapova Failed a Doping Test at the Australian OpenShe tested positive for meldonium, which was added to the sport’s banned list on January 1.
  46. the sports section
    Lleyton Hewitt Denies He Ever Fixed Matches“I think it’s a joke to deal with it. Obviously, there’s no possible way.”
  47. the sports section
    Tennis Officials to Testify in ParliamentAccording to The Telegraph, the Culture, Media and Sport select committee plans to announce hearings into the sport’s match-fixing scandal.
  48. What You Need to Know About the Tennis Match-Fixing ScandalAn investigation by BuzzFeed and the BBC found that 16 players have been repeatedly flagged to authorities because of suspicions they threw matches.
  49. the sports section
    Flavia Pennetta Defeats Roberta Vinci to Win U.S. Open FinalShe’s now retiring after her first Grand Slam singles victory.
  50. Can Wawrinka Make Federer 2nd-Best Swiss Player?The former doubles partners face off in the U.S. Open semi-finals Friday.
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