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  1. 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.
  2. sports
    Women’s Tennis Had to Stand Up to ChinaOther sports could get away without direct confrontation. Peng Shuai feels like a turning point.
  3. 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.
  4. china
    Missing Chinese Tennis Player ‘Sends’ Very Disconcerting EmailPeng Shuai accused a prominent politician of sexual assault. Now, nobody knows where she is.
  5. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. games
    We’re All Fake Fans NowWe know more about athletes than ever, but it hasn’t made them more human to us.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. select all
    4 Ways One Photoshopper Made Olympic Tennis Even More InterestingTennis looks a lot more fun in outer space.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.”
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. the sports section
    Flavia Pennetta Defeats Roberta Vinci to Win U.S. Open FinalShe’s now retiring after her first Grand Slam singles victory.
  27. Can Wawrinka Make Federer 2nd-Best Swiss Player?The former doubles partners face off in the U.S. Open semi-finals Friday.
  28. the sports section
    Serena Williams Trumps Venus, Advances to U.S. Open Semifinal“She’s the toughest player I ever played in my life, and the best person I know,” said Serena.
  29. the sports section
    Stan Wawrinka Is Tired of Being the Second-Best Swiss Tennis PlayerHe’s on the brink of tennis greatness, and he’s hoping to prove it to himself — and everyone else — at this year’s U.S. Open.
  30. two sets to drone
    Brooklyn Teacher Crashes Drone Into Stands During U.S. Open MatchThe seats were empty, so no one was hurt. 
  31. u.s. open
    Rafael Nadal Is ‘in a Much Better Position Now’ Going Into the U.S. OpenTalking to the King of Clay about this week’s much-anticipated tournament.
  32. encounter
    Waiting for Novak Djokovic With Tennis Great (Turned Coach) Boris BeckerOn the eve of the U.S. Open, he’s playing mind games with Roger Federer and relishing being back on the circuit.
  33. the sports section
    New York City’s Public Tennis Courts Aren’t Getting Much LoveAfter a huge dip in the number of players, city officials are looking for ways to win them back.
  34. the sports section
    10 Ways to Make the Next Great American Tennis StarTop players and coaches offer ideas.
  35. the sports section
    U.S. Open: Can Gasquet and Wawrinka Break the Mind Barrier?The lesser-known men’s semifinalists at Arthur Ashe this year have a history of blowing big matches.
  36. the sports section
    Andy Murray Is Going to Need Some New Rackets After U.S. Open LossHe did not take the loss well.
  37. protests
    A Flare-Waving Protester Drew Attention to Himself at the French OpenAnd Nadal won.
  38. parks and rec
    City Quietly Doubles Cost of Annual Tennis PermitsIs this really necessary?
  39. u.s. open
    Rafael Nadal Wins U.S. OpenSeventh man to win career Grand Slam.
  40. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Advances to U.S. Open FinalIf he wins tomorrow, he will be the seventh man to complete the career grand slam.
  41. fight fight fight!
    U.S. Open Brawl: Loud Murray Hill Man Versus Angry Long Island Woman“I don’t give a fuck what anyone wants!” barked obnoxious young man.
  42. rafael nadal
    ‘Aggressive’ Rafael Nadal Takes Wimbledon“He looked normal, only he was different, more vicious.”
  43. you got served
    Serena Williams Wins WimbledonIn under an hour and a half.
  44. the sports section
    Our Sports Blog Managed to Cover Juan Martin del Potro’s U.S. Open Win Without Objectifying HimSeriously, this is why you should tune in to the Sports Section.
  45. the sports section
    U.S. Open Week One: What Have We Learned?Among other things: Even Federer’s opponents want to watch him win.
  46. the sports section
    The U.S. Open: Villainous Serbs, Boring No. 1 Russians, and the Swiss GuyThe players and personalities to watch for in Flushing.
  47. the sports section
    Did Anybody Else Feel Physically and Emotionally Exhausted…… after Federer finally broke Roddick yesterday?
  48. the sports section
    Did We Jinx Rafa?When we ran tennis great Rafael Nadal on our Fashion Issue cover last fall, he was at the top of his athletic and sartorial games. So what happened?
  49. hellivision
    The Real Housewives Go to CourtThe tennis court, that is. Which, in this case, is worse than the alternative.
  50. the sports section
    Gee, Roger Federer Won the U.S. Open. Yay?This would have been a lot more fun if Rafael Nadal were involved.
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