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  1. Paula Badosa Outlasts Victoria Azarenka to Win Indian Wells Sports, October 17

    Badosa won her first top-tier title on Sunday with a hard-fought 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) victory over Azarenka in a final that required three hours and four minutes.

  2. Paula Badosa, Victoria Azarenka in Surprise Indian Wells Final Sports, October 16

    Many tennis stars have shut down their seasons or pleaded fatigue after a long year, but Azarenka and Badosa have thrived in the California desert.

  3. U.S. Open Stars Fall at Indian Wells, Which Struggles to Draw a Crowd Sports, October 13

    The tournament, the first major sporting event canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, was moved to October for its return, but attendance is down by half and atmosphere is lacking.

  4. Fernandez Moves On and Raducanu Returns to Tennis Reality at Indian Wells Sports, October 9

    The teenagers who stunned and delighted fans on their way to the U.S. Open final in September returned to compete at the BNP Paribas Open as headliners.

  5. Budge Patty, Elegant Tennis Champion of the 1950s, Dies at 97 Sports, October 8

    Known for his style as much as his forehand volley, he was one of only three Americans to win the French and Wimbledon men’s singles in the same year.

  6. Emma Raducanu, After U.S. Open Win, Keeps Her Feet on the Ground Sports, October 7

    The 18-year-old returns to the court at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., as a headliner, richer and more famous. She still needed a wild card.

  7. Pro Tennis Finds New Cities to Play In, but Will It Return? Sports, October 4

    The pandemic caused many tennis events to be canceled or rescheduled. It also created opportunities for U.S. cities to throw one together.

  8. ATP Will Investigate Domestic Abuse Allegations Against Alexander Zverev Sports, October 4

    The German tennis star has denied he abused Olya Sharypova during a series of physical altercations she says took place in 2019.

  9. At the Laver Cup, Europe Might Be Too Good Sports, September 27

    After Europe’s fourth straight win, an organizer promised Team World would win “at some point.” He didn’t say when.

  10. History on the Line at the U.S. Open Finals 🎾 Interactive, September 11

    There’s an unexpected all-teenage women’s final, and the men’s top seeds meet with a Grand Slam on the line.

  11. U.S. Open Quiz: Put Your Tennis Knowledge to the Test Interactive, August 30

    Here’s a challenge for any tennis fan.

  12. The Real Star of the French Open Interactive, June 10

    Our photographer takes an inside look at where the clay for the world famous Roland Garros tennis courts comes from.

  13. A Brief Australian Open Recap: Osaka Beats Brady Interactive, February 20

    Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam singles championship on Saturday by defeating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 at the Australian Open. Here’s how she did it.

  14. The Other Serena at the Australian Open Interactive, February 19

    Ever wished you could be a ball kid at a tennis tournament? Here’s what Serena Aponso’s days are like. (And yes, she’s named after Serena Williams.)

  15. How, and When, to Watch the U.S. Open Interactive, September 6

    Tennis has returned. Here’s what to expect for the rest of the month.

  16. What to Watch Today at the French Open Sports, June 4

    The quarterfinals begin with a Roland Garros reunion for old friends from Switzerland.

  17. Amanda Anisimova Gains Milestone on a Day When Other Surprising Runs End Sports, June 3

    The women who beat Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka bowed out in the fourth round. But Anisimova, 17, reached a major quarterfinal for the first time.

  18. Relocated From a Park to a Football Stadium, the Miami Open Emphasizes Luxury Sports, March 18

    The moved and improved Miami Open, a top men’s and women’s tennis tournament, begins this week at Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins.