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Recently published articles by Chris Oddo, as seen in Tennis.com, Tennis Now, USA Today, SI.com, Racquet Sports Industry Magazine, Tennis View Magazine, On The Baseline Tennis News, and more.

Prize Money Rises for Slams, Not so Much Elsewhere, Published August 28, 2013 at USA Today

Cliff Drysdale: Innovator On Court; Strong Voice Off, Published July 11, 2013 at USA Today

Making Sense of Nadal’s Early Wimbledon Exit, Published June 24, 2013 at The Fan Child’s Two Cents

Jimmy Connors has no apologies, for his career or book, Published at USA Today on May 13, 2013

How Serena Williams Flipped the Script on  Jelena Jankovic in Charleston, Published at Tennis Now on April 9, 2013

Exclusive: Micaela Bryan Dishes on Tennis, Stardom, Published March 5, 2013 in USA Today

Nadal’s Nurturing Nature Will Enable His Revival, Published January 1, 2013 in Tennis Now

Healtheir, Wealthier, Brian Baker Ramps up for an Encore, published December 17, 2012 in USA Today

USTA Invites Critics to Join Debate on Proposed Changes, published November 23, 2012 in USA Today

Hot Debate Continues on USTA changes to junior tennis, published October 20, 2012 in USA Today

Azarenka Connects in the Clutch, published at On the Baseline Tennis News, September 5, 2012

Laura Robson Finds her Feet in NYC, published at On the Baseline Tennis News, September 1, 2012

Is Sloane Stephens Ready for her Closeup? Published August 31, at On the Baseline Tennis News

Next challenge at Wimbledon: Get Grass Green for Olympics, published July 9, 2012 in USA Today Print/ Web

“Goat: Rafa Nadal,” published June 12th, 2012 in Tennis Now Digital Magazine.

Two Separate Journeys, Paths to Collide in French Open Final, published June 9, 2012, Tennis Now.com

Appearance on Sports Illustrated’s “The Toss” with Courtney Nguyen, April 12, 2012 : “A Chair Umpire’s Proper Role in Officiating Matches.”

STATISFACTION: “Nadal vs. Borg, Clay Court Comparison,” published May, 2 2012 Tennis Now.com

Proving Time for Tomic, but a Time for Perspective too, published June 21, 2012 Tennis Now.com

Can Anybody Stop Serena Now? published July 3, 2009, Tennis Now.com

Appearance on Sports Illustrated’s ”The Toss” with Courtney Nguyen, March 22, 2012: “Better Year to Come for Serena Williams or Kim Clijsters?”

Interview with American Tennis Stars Ryan and Christian Harrison: Page 1 Page 2

Interview with Brad Gilbert, Cliff Drysdale, Justin Gimelstob, Pam Shriver, and Darren Cahill on the Novak-Rafa rivalry: Part 1 Part 2

Racquet Reaction–Doha: Tsonga d. Monfils, Published at Tennis.com, January 7th, 2012

2011 Year in Review, Published in Tennis View Magazine, January, 2011

Part 1: Best Men’s Match: Federer-Djokovic, Roland Garros

Part 2: Best Women’s Match: Schiavone-Kuznetsova, Australian Open

Part 3: Player of the year, Novak Djokovic

Part 4: Player of the year, Petra Kvitova

Part 5: Biggest Disappointment, Caroline Wozniacki

Part 6: Greatest Feats: Li’s triumph and Djokovic’s streak

Part 7: Style Points: Petkovic and Tsonga

Wilander on Wheels, Turning Fantasy into Reality, at a Court Near You, published in Tennis View Magazine, January, 2012

Profile on America’s top-ranked female wheelchair player, Emmy Kaiser, published in Tennis View Magazine, January, 2012

Q and A with Nadia Petrova, published in Tennis View Magazine, January, 2012

Q and A with Taylor Dent, Published in Tennis View Magazine, October, 2011

Saving the Earth, One Minute at a Time: Q and A with Jessica Arinella: Published at HalogenTV.com, August 3, 2011

The End of iTunes? Three reasons why Spotify wins: Published at HalogenTV.com, August 16th, 2011

Wimbledon’s Grass Whisperer Keeps Courts Fit to Play: Published in USA Today, June 24, 2011

Milos The Mild-Mannered Missile: Published in Tennis View Magazine, June, 2011

Wimbledon, A Tennis Time Machine: Published in Tennis View Magazine, June, 2011

Captain Jim Courier: Published in Tennis View Magazine, March 2011

Dustin Brown, Discover: Published in Tennis View Magazine, November, 201o

“Coaches Corner,” featuring Bob Brett and Nick Bollettieri: Published in Tennis View Magazine, March 2011

Off the Court and Into the Booth: Justin Gimelstob Raises his Game for Tennis Channel: Published at Tennis Connected, July 22, 2010

“Fly on the Wall,” featuring Ivanovic and Bob Bryan: Published in Tennis View Magazine, March 2011

Discover Janko Tipsarevic –  Balancing Brain and Brawn: Published in Tennis View Magazine, January 2011

Discover Darren Cahill –  Success at Every Stage: Published in Tennis View Magazine, January 2011

First Serve — By the Numbers: Published in Tennis View Magazine, January 2011

Justine Henin, Version 3.0 –One to Watch in 2011:  Published at On the Baseline Tennis News on December 7th, 2010

Cover Story:  Brad Gilbert:  The Bay Area’s Very Own Tennis Legend. Published in SF Northside Magazine, November, 2010

What Can a 4.0 Player Learn From a World-Class Tennis Coach? Published in Tennis Life Magazine, November, 2010

Is Holding Serve a Lost Art for Women Pros? Published in Tennis Life Magazine, November, 2010

Your serve: When Will Tennis Coaches Be Given Their Due By the International Tennis Hall of Fame? Published in Racquet Sports Industry Magazine, August, 2010.

It’s Official:  Ballkids Love Stosur.  Azarenka, Not So Much. Published at On the Baseline Tennis News, August, 2010

Will the Williams Sisters Ever Play Indian Wells Again? Published at On the Baseline Tennis News, March, 2010.

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