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  1. career
    How Naomi Osaka Keeps All Her Balls in the AirA new baby, several business ventures, and a much-anticipated return to tennis — how the star athlete gets it done.
  2. tennis
    Djokovic Looked Old at the Australian OpenAs he was blown off the court by Jannik Sinner, the greatest of all time appeared uncharacteristically lost.
  3. keep it moving
    Billie Jean King Still Has a Lot to SayAt 80 years old, the tennis legend is still forging new eras in women’s sports.
  4. tennis
    The Agony and Ecstasy of Rafael NadalHe’s been able to transcend pain his entire remarkable career — until now.
  5. game set match
    What If the Battle of the Sexes Went Horribly, Disgustingly Wrong?Sarah Sherman and Jason Momoa face-off in an SNL tennis match, and body horror ensues.
  6. sports!
    A Homecoming for Monica PuigOver the weekend, the tennis star returned to Puerto Rico with Athleta and got back on the court.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. winner winner
    Coco Gauff Isn’t Mad at the U.S. Open Climate Protesters“I know it was about the environment. I 100 percent believe in that.”
  12. vulture recommends
    The 1979 Movie ‘Players’ Was a Disaster — But the Tennis Is GreatRevisiting the (hard-to-find) flop that influenced future tennis movies nonetheless.
  13. celebrity
    You Can Never Be Overdressed to Watch TennisAnd other style tips from Morgan Riddle, the most-recognized tennis WAG in the game.
  14. career
    The Magazine Publisher Taking Meetings on the Tennis CourtHow Racquet founder Caitlin Thompson gets it done.
  15. 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.
  16. vulture recommends
    Searching for the Greatest Tennis Video Game EverBring back Top Spin 4.
  17. look book
    The Look Book Goes to the U.S. OpenWe chatted with tennisgoers at the American Express Fan Experience tent.
  18. 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.
  19. society pages
    Martinis and Mounjaro at the U.S. Open Centurion LoungeAn afternoon of Amex excess with a smattering of tennis.
  20. us open 2023
    I Tried Out to Join the U.S. Open Ball CrewIf your knees pop like mine, don’t even think about it.
  21. 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.
  22. us open 2023
    Coco Gauff Stood Her Ground in Tense U.S. Open WinThe 19-year-old challenged her opponent’s slow pace in a dramatic first-round match.
  23. sports!
    A Cheat Sheet for the Tennis-CuriousThese are the players worth watching at the 2023 U.S. Open, both on and off the court.
  24. 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?
  25. 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.
  26. court coverage
    The 12 Best Tennis Scenes in MoviesHollywood is short on truly great tennis movies, but that doesn’t mean tennis isn’t a good movie sport.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. congrats!
    Naomi Osaka Had Her BabyThe tennis player and Cordae have welcomed their first child, a girl.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. tennis
    A 33-Year-Old Real-Estate Broker Won a Pro Tennis MatchMatija Pecotić is the sports story of the week.
  34. sports
    Pickleball Looks Really Dumb on TVAmerica’s fastest-growing sport isn’t quite ready for prime time.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. tennis
    There Will Be No Next Roger FedererReflecting on his utter distinctiveness as he steps onto the court for one last pro match.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. next act
    Serena’s ChoiceWatching her, I want to retire and begin again over and over.
  44. games
    Serena’s Greatness Always Extended Beyond the CourtHer final, unforgettable match is not the end of her story.
  45. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  46. courtside
    All the Fashionable Celebs We Spotted at the U.S. OpenAnd what they wore.
  47. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  48. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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