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Rod Laver

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  • Players get a lot of cash but earn little credit for desire

    A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day.
  • Julie Heldman helped open up women's tennis

    Julie Heldman helped open up women's tennis
    Julie Heldman will turn on the TV set often the next two weeks. At home in Santa Monica, she will watch, as always, with nostalgia and amazement, as the U.S. Open tennis tournament unfolds. "Every shot, they hit all out," she says. "I marvel at that....

    Lukas Rosol channels Sampras, Laver and Federer versus Rafael Nadal

    The player who walked onto Centre Court at Wimbledon Thursday afternoon to face Rafael Nadal looked a lot like Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic. He was 6-feet-5, around 180 pounds and most of the back of his left calf was covered with a tattoo....

    Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....

    Roger Federer holds on for a win at BNP Paribas Open

    Roger Federer holds on for a win at BNP Paribas Open
    Wait, wasn’t this supposed to be a walk in the park? Roger Federer -- greatest male tennis player of all time not named Rafael Nadal or Rod Laver -- versus Dmitry Tursonov, a curly haired Russian with a high-octane game nobody outside of tennis...