Latest Articles by Peter Bodo

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, 1997

There’s no end to the kinds of people who might embrace her as an inspirational figure.

Dec 14, 2018
by Peter Bodo

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Helena Sukova, 1987

The HOF'r finished her career with 10 singles titles—and a staggering 69 doubles titles.

Dec 07, 2018
by Peter Bodo

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Vic Braden, 1984

Braden taught tons of Americans how to play and enjoy tennis during the sport's boom.

Dec 05, 2018
by Peter Bodo

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Rod Laver, 1970

More than a brilliant shotmaker, The Rocket was an exemplary sportsman and role model.

Nov 26, 2018
by Peter Bodo

Marin Cilic has everything in tennis—except the ability to close

A Grand Slam winner and Top 10 mainstay, Cilic still has another level he can reach.

Jun 30, 2018
by Peter Bodo

Simona Halep—much-loved, often-tormented—must fight harder than ever

It's time for Halep to prove that she has what it takes to win her first major. 

May 02, 2018
by Peter Bodo

Can Angelique Kerber put a disappointing 2017 season behind her?

The former world No. 1 played some inspired tennis at the Hopman Cup. 

Jan 06, 2018
by Peter Bodo

Robert Lansdorp and his coaching method have left a mark on the game

A hero to the pros, the 78-year-old is revered by his (many famous) former students.

Oct 27, 2017
by Peter Bodo

Passion—more than experimentation—will determine success of Laver Cup

The three-day, Europe vs. World event will turn traditional tennis on its head.

Sep 19, 2017
by Peter Bodo