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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. congrats!
    Naomi Osaka Is PregnantThe tennis player shared a sonogram picture to Instagram.
  5. tennis
    There Will Be No Next Roger FedererReflecting on his utter distinctiveness as he steps onto the court for one last pro match.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. vulture sports
    Watch Serena Williams Give a Tearful Shoutout to Her Sister VenusAfter a U.S. Open loss that is expected to be the final match of her career.
  9. vulture sports
    Watch Serena Williams Give a Tearful Shoutout to Her Sister VenusAfter losing at the US Open in what is expected to be the final match of her career.
  10. next act
    Serena’s ChoiceWatching her, I want to retire and begin again over and over.
  11. games
    Serena’s Greatness Always Extended Beyond the CourtHer final, unforgettable match is not the end of her story.
  12. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  13. courtside
    All the Fashionable Celebs We Spotted at the U.S. OpenAnd what they wore.
  14. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  15. court coverage
    The Best Tennis Scenes in Movies, RankedHollywood is short on good tennis movies, but that doesn’t mean tennis isn’t a good movie sport.
  16. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  17. 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.
  18. tennis
    This Little Red Hat Caused a Lot of Drama at WimbledonTennis purists are not happy about Nick Kyrgios violating the all-whites dress code.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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?
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. culture
    Naomi Osaka Continues to Show Vulnerability on the CourtWatch Osaka’s response to a heckling incident that brought her to tears.
  25. media
    The New York Times Mixed Up Serena and Venus Williams“No matter how far we come, we get reminded that it’s not enough,” Serena wrote.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Is the GOAT for NowThe old guard of tennis continues to dominate the field.
  29. encounter
    Is the Next Great Pastime … Pickleball?Connor Pardoe wants to turn the racquet sport, once a game for retirees, into a primetime event.
  30. vaccines
    Australia Is Now Djokovic-FreeUnvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic is out.
  31. 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.
  32. vulture sports
    How to Stream the 2022 Australian Open Like a ProLet’s serve up some suggestions, shall we?
  33. australian open
    Australia Seeks to Deport Djokovic Once More, With FeelingThe vaccine skeptic and defending Aussie Open champion is running out of options.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. china
    Peng Shuai Not at All Suspiciously Recants AccusationsSurely this will assuage everyone’s concerns, right?
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. sports
    Women’s Tennis Had to Stand Up to ChinaOther sports could get away without direct confrontation. Peng Shuai feels like a turning point.
  40. tiny little shorts
    God Bless Will Smith’s Tiny King Richard ShortsA thigh-centric ode to tennis-dad style.
  41. 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.
  42. movie review
    Will Smith’s Performance Makes King Richard Worth SeeingIt’s not so much a biopic of Richard Williams, father to Venus and Serena, as it is a portrait of a family at a pivotal time in their lives.
  43. china
    Missing Chinese Tennis Player ‘Sends’ Very Disconcerting EmailPeng Shuai accused a prominent politician of sexual assault. Now, nobody knows where she is.
  44. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
  48. sports
    Serena Williams Has Dropped Out of the U.S. OpenThe tennis star said she was still recovering from a torn hamstring.
  49. power
    This Press Conference Sure Proved Naomi Osaka’s PointShe broke down in tears after a journalist’s questions about her stance on media.
  50. filmmaking
    Naomi Osaka’s Cinematic Perspective Is Also a Human OneDirector Garrett Bradley breaks down the intuitive, intimate approach she took to capturing one of most scrutinized athletes in the world.
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