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Column: Dream of meeting Roddick realized

The question: “If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be?” is one that has been asked of me many times. Through different stages in my life I’ve had different answers, but most recently it’s been an easy answer: Andy Roddick.

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Column: Federer should retire from tennis

Roger Federer could easily be titled the best tennis player of all time. He has won numerous titles and tournaments, but his time in the spotlight is coming to an end.

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Barte, Burdette roll through to become doubles national champs

Stanford U.’s Lindsay Burdette can’t be stopped this postseason, putting up another remarkable run to become NCAA doubles champion with longtime partner Hilary Barte, and upset the nation’s No. 1 team from Tennessee 7-5, 4-6, 6-0.

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Klahn cruises to NCAA singles title

Bradley Klahn must have looked a little strange walking through security at the Atlanta International Airport on Monday afternoon. Earlier that day, Klahn had won the NCAA singles title in Athens, Ga. Not wanting to check his hard-earned trophy in his suitcase, the sophomore made the only logical choice.

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Stanford women’s tennis wins national championship in thriller

The Stanford U. women’s tennis team defeated U. Florida 4-3 in the national championship match in Athens, Ga. to secure the Cardinal’s NCAA-leading 16th national title.

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Illinois coaches, players have mixed feelings on possible Big Ten expansion

Recent speculation that the Big Ten Conference could add one or more members in the near future has caused some concern — and excitement — among U. Illinois coaches and athletes.

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