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  1. Hsieh Su-Wei, at 38, Is a Dominant Force in Doubles Special Sections, May 24

    She has won seven majors, including the French Open twice.

  2. Why Are So Many Players Getting Sick at the U.S. Open? Sports, September 1

    Ons Jabeur has won two rounds despite having flu symptoms, but Dominic Thiem was forced to retire from his second-round match with an illness.

  3. How Tennis and Djokovic Are Pushing Against the U.S. Covid Vaccine Rule Sports, March 6

    Djokovic, the world No. 1, who is unvaccinated against Covid-19, has lobbied the Biden administration for an exemption so he can play at Indian Wells and the Miami Open. So far, he has come up short.

  4. With Indian Wells Days Away, Novak Djokovic Hopes for a Miracle Sports, March 3

    The world No. 1, Djokovic remains unvaccinated against Covid-19 and still cannot enter the United States without an exemption. He has asked for one and is awaiting an answer.

  5. Novak Djokovic Comes Full Circle at the Australian Open Sports, January 29

    Deported a year ago and unable to play in 2022’s first Grand Slam tournament, Djokovic deeply felt this major title, his 22nd, calling it “a huge relief.”

  6. Novak Djokovic Returns to the Australian Open, No Longer a Villain Sports, January 16

    Djokovic’s deportation was major news in January 2022, but a year later, the Grand Slam tournament, country and sport seem eager to move on.

  7. Novak Djokovic Finds Harmony and a Lot of Wins Sports, November 18

    Djokovic missed long stretches of the tennis season because he has refused to get vaccinated against Covid-19. That has only made him more determined.

  8. Still Unvaccinated, Djokovic Says He Will Miss the U.S. Open Sports, August 25

    Djokovic said he wouldn’t be able to travel to New York for the tournament that begins next week. The U.S. has travel restrictions that require foreign visitors to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

  9. Tennis Is Done With Covid-19, but the Virus Isn’t Done With Tennis Sports, July 10

    With testing, quarantine and isolation requirements all but gone, tennis finally seems to have entered a stage of pandemic apathy, much like a lot of society.

  10. The June 28 Covid 19 Mandates Vaccine Cases live blog included one standalone post:
  11. Berrettini Out of Wimbledon as Coronavirus Enters the Draw Sports, June 28

    The exit of Matteo Berrettini, who reached the men’s singles final last year, came one day after Marin Cilic withdrew after also testing positive for the virus.

  12. A Saga Between Tries, Novak Djokovic Again Aims for His 21st Slam Sports, May 23

    The world No. 1 seemed poised to set the men’s record for major titles. Now, after a crushing loss and a vaccine controversy, Djokovic looks to get back on course at the French Open.