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  1. espnW -- Ahead of UConn and Notre Dame's hotly anticipated meetin...

    As we await the clash of unbeatens when UConn and Notre Dame take the court in the NCAA national championship game Tuesday, we look back at some of the most anticipated women's sporting events in history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  2. espnW -- Influential women and moments in sports history

    In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the most influential women and moments in sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 28, 2014
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  4. espnW -- Legendary Rivalries in Women's Sports History

    The plot only thickened after the latest chapter in the USA-Canada women's hockey rivalry, a 3-2 overtime win for Canada in the gold-medal game of the Sochi Olympics. In honor of their showdown, we look at some great rivalries in women's sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  5. Rousey-Tate among best female rivalries?

    Andrew R. Davis

    On Saturday, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate will face off for the second time in their careers when Rousey defends her UFC women's bantamweight title against her biggest rival. The Rousey-Tate rivalry is by far the biggest one in women's MMA and could ...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  6. espnW -- Gigi Fernandez reflects on trailblazing career after bei...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Gigi Fernandez was a little girl on a small island with big dreams of playing tennis at a time when she had no Hispanic female athletes to look up to. Voted the 10th-most influential Hispanic sportswoman, Fernandez reflects on her trailblazing career.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  7. espnW -- Sports personalities recall where they were for 'Battle ...

    espnW.com

    From Chris Evert to Delia Ephron to Bud Collins, here are first-person accounts of "where they were" during the historic "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  8. Last hurrah for Chris Evert

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    On this day in 1989, Chris Evert won her 101st and final singles match at the US Open, beating Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in the fourth round. Evert would fall to Zina Garrison, 7-6 (1), 6-2, in the quarterfinal, ending one of the best US Open careers in ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  9. Famed N.Y. tennis bowl plans revival as music venue

    From Billie Jean King to The Beatles, Jimmy Connors to Jimi Hendrix, Chris Evert to The Rolling Stones.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  10. espnW -- Expect more from an ageless Serena Williams

    Jim Caple

    At 31, Serena Williams has elevated her game to a new level, vanquishing all comers on all surfaces. And her journey isn't over.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  11. Tracing roots of world's most famous arena

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    "The world's most famous arena" received its official name on this date in 1879, when owner William Kissam Vanderbilt dubbed his roofless building Madison Square Garden. At the time, the property, which hosted dog shows and boxing matches, was locate...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. A month away from France's red clay

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    One month from today, on May 26, the French Open opens at Roland Garros. The tournament dates back to 1891, and the first women's singles champion was crowned in 1897 when Adine Masson won the trophy. In the Open Era, Chris Evert has won the most tit...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  13. Chris Evert, Lindsay Davenport take swing at acting on CSI

    Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport are taking a swing at acting as guest stars on "CSI." Some script revisions were in order, though, when the retired tennis champions shot their scenes.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2013
  14. Martina Navratilova's titles title quite safe

    Lizzie Haldane

    On Jan. 14, 1985, Martina Navratilova won her 100th tournament, becoming the second woman -- after Chris Evert -- to accomplish the feat. Navratilova concluded her record-breaking career with 167 singles titles; Evert piled up 157 trophies. The only ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  15. Chris Evert, Lindsay Davenport, Justin Gimelstob to guest star on...

    Retired tennis stars Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport will guest star on an episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in January.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  16. Yearbook, July 7: All-American Wimbledon

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 7, 1973: On this day 39 years ago, 29-year-old Billie Jean King met 18-year-old Chris Evert in the Open era's first all-American women's singles final at Wimbledon. King won in straight sets -- her fifth of six Wimbledon titles -- while Evert ha...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  17. 40 greatest female athletes: Chris Evert

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Chris Evert was just 15 in 1970 when she beat the world's No. 1 player, Margaret Court, at a tiny tournament in North Carolina. A ye...

    Blog | June 14, 2012