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Federer and Nadal meet again
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their rivalry at the Australian Open this week. Federer, who got by fourth-seeded Andy Murray, is experiencing a revival this year, after a terrible 2013. But will he be able to get by his longtime nemesis, Nadal, who was pushed by Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals?
French Open finals
Serena Williams will take on Maria Sharapova in the women's final at the French Open, while David Ferrer will try to break Rafael Nadal's dominance in the men's final. Who will win each matchup?
History on the line for Sharapova?
Maria Sharapova owns three Grand Slam titles, good for 15th in the Open era. One more would mean a tie for 12th with Kim Clijsters, among others, while four more would mean top 10.
The next women's tennis star?
Petra Kvitova won Wimbledon last year. Caroline Wozniacki spent more than 60 weeks ranked No. 1. But is Victoria Azarenka (above) the real rising star in the women's game?
Sound and fury signifying something?
Azarenka and Sharapova are two of the best players in the sport. They're also two of the loudest. While they may cancel each other out here, does grunting provide an unfair advantage?