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Naomi Osaka, in a tennis hat and ponytail, puts her hand on her head

Japan’s Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open sparks conversation on mental health in elite sports 

Some in the sports world are saying the conversation is long overdue.

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These women made a big impact in 2018

Tennis players Serena Williams and Roger Federer are shown embracing as they walk off the court together.

Roger Federer emerges victorious in historic clash with Serena Williams

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Finally, more than ‘love’ for Serena Williams: Tennis star inspires new rules


Serena Williams’ catsuit controversy evokes the battle over women wearing shorts

American John Isner serves during a match at the 2014 US Open. Isner is only one of two Americans among the top 50 men's players, and has never appeared in the final of a major tournament.

Why have the American men’s tennis stars disappeared?


Another year at the US Open is nearly over — and it will be another year without an American keeping the men’s title at home. In fact, only two Americans are left among tennis’ top 50 men, and neither is a serious major contender. Sadly, it doesn’t look like this decline is going to end any time soon.

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US Open heads into final rounds


Tennis fans will be glued to their screens this weekend to watch the final rounds of the 2010 U.S. Open. Amy Eddings is WNYC host of All Things Considered and avid tennis fan, who has been watching the matches from the sidelines.

Can an Outspoken Chinese Tennis Player Beat an Outspoken American Tennis Player at the US Open?


The world’s 5th seeded tennis player, China’s Li Na, will be playing Serena Williams at the women’s Semi-finals of the US Open. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Phoebe Lee from the Chinese American Tennis Society of New York.

Mystery of Madrid’s Blue Clay Tennis Courts


To Madrid, the capital of Spain, for the GeoQuiz. Name the venue for the Madrid Open tennis tournament. It looks like a big cube with a roof that slides off almost magically. But the real novelty is the blue clay court.

US Open: News and Analysis from Finals


We talk to Van Sias, who has been covering the tournament for Tennis View Magazine.