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8:43 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), “A Champion’s Mind.” KEY
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KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — After John Isner clinched his berth in the Miami Open final, he came over the top one last time, throwing a celebratory punch at a speed to match his thunderous serve. The towering American moved one big step closer to the most prestigious title of his 14-year career by beating a
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KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Danielle Collins‘ favorite player, for as long as she can remember, has been Venus Williams. Clearly, she wasn’t star-struck when facing her idol. Collins got the biggest win of her pro career Wednesday night, shocking the eighth-seeded Williams 6-2, 6-3 in the Miami Open quarterfinals. Collins needed to survive two qualifying
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KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Nothing was coming easily to John Isner over the first three months of this year. He was essentially a nonfactor in every tournament he entered. Until now. The big-serving American is in the semifinals of the Miami Open for the second time in the past four years after overpowering South Korea’s
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