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  1. espnW -- Karrie Webb back on familiar ground in Australia

    Mechelle Voepel

    Disqualified from the Australian Ladies Masters last week, Karrie Webb will get another chance this week as the LPGA heads to Australia.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Maria Sharapova to report from hometown

    Maria Sharapova will trade her tennis racket for a microphone in a few weeks to join NBC for the Winter Olympics in her childhood home.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  3. Flashback: Golden Graf

    espnW

    On this day in 1988, the Summer Olympics opened in Seoul, South Korea, and, for the first time since 1924, tennis would be played at the Games. A 19-year-old Steffi Graf stole the show. The West German, who already had won the Australian Open, French...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  4. Birthday flashback: Steffi Graf

    Lizzie Haldane

    Only one person has ever won the Golden Slam in a single calendar year -- and that is birthday girl Steffi Graf. Today, she celebrates her 44th, but 25 years ago, in 1988, she was busy hoisting up trophies at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbled...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  5. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and the Australian Open finals

    Brian Phillips

    Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray in a blistering (literally!) Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2013
  6. Rafael Nadal's absence is felt at Australian Open - ESPN The Maga...

    Howard Bryant

    As easy as it is to appreciate Rafael Nadal's greatness when he's in action, it's even easier to appreciate it when he's sidelined, writes Howard Bryant in ESPN The Magazine's Perfect issue.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  7. 2013 Australian Open -- Serena Williams advances despite rolling ...

    Serena Williams overcame a right ankle injury to win her first match at the Australian Open, routing Edina Gallovits-Hall 6-0, 6-0 on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  8. Andy Murray into Brisbane semis; Victoria Azarenka pulls out

    Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew from her Brisbane International against Serena Williams with an infected right big toe on Friday, citing concerns about aggravating the injury so close to the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  9. Tom Watson says Olympics not the place for golf

    Eight-time major winner Tom Watson says golf has no place at the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  10. 2012 Australian Open -- Serena Williams upset in straight sets in...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    The Serena Williams who is known for her determination and fighting spirit wasn't in Melbourne on Monday. Instead, Williams was beaten at her own game Down Under.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2012
  11. The disappointing irony behind Margaret Court's comments -- espn...

    Kate Fagan

    There has been plenty of reaction to Margaret Court's recent comments opposing equal gay rights, and it doesn't erase the irony that the former tennis great is using a platform gained from one civil rights movement to condemn another.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  12. Marion Bartoli likely out of London Olympics over France feud

    Marion Bartoli says it's unlikely she'll play in the 2012 London Olympics because of a "heartbreaking" dispute with the French tennis federation.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  13. Tennis: Can Roger Federer end Slam drought?

    ESPN.com

    No matter how many times Roger Federer succumbs at the Slams, he always seems to bounce back. But is his time running out?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012
  14. Tennis: Can Rafael Nadal rebound in 2012?

    ESPN.com

    Can Rafael Nadal turn around a rugged 2011 season? There aren't too many reasons why he can't, except for that selfish Serb, who just won't let him win -- at all.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  15. Olympics aren't quite filling the tennis void

    Abigail Lorge, TENNIS.com

    February can feel like a long month for tennis fans, with a series of mid-major events filling out the calendar between the Australian Open and Indian Wells. But this year, those who don't have the attention span to get fully invested in, for ex...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  16. From The Rundown

    CUZ I'M A POTHOLE Jamie McMurray led only two laps at the Daytona 500, but one of the laps was the all-important last lap. So he's a winner, after overcoming a big bump in the road. Literally. A pothole opened up and tried to swallow some cars. It ...

    Blog | February 15, 2010