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  1. espnW -- Andrea Petkovic continues comeback story with win over S...

    Jim Caple

    After injuries caused her to consider a career in politics or even journalism, Andrea Petkovic is writing a comeback story that has landed her in the semifinals of the French Open with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Sara Errani.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  2. 2013 US Open -- Doubles gives Martina Hingis more opportunity

    Jane McManus

    In some ways, Martina Hingis is very much the player she was in the late 1990s. She's hell-bent on proving that.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  3. espnW -- Conspiracy theories, great comebacks and bad diets in Bu...

    D'Arcy Maine

    OK, D'Arcy Maine will listen to Donovan McNabb's conspiracy theories, Kendrick Lamar's rapping, and maybe even James Harden's "singing." Just don't make her try DeAndre Levy's latest diet.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  4. 2013 Wimbledon -- Women's final is an unexpected treat

    Melissa Isaacson

    Comeback specialist and crowd favorite Sabine Lisicki faces aggressive, animated Marion Bartoli in a compelling, if unexpected, Wimbledon final matchup.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  5. espnW -- Serena Williams' comeback story of WTA season

    Jane McManus

    The Williams sisters seemed down and out, but 2012 proved to be a career year for Serena Williams. Her comeback was the biggest story of the year, but not the only one.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  6. Wimbledon 2012: What's next for Williams sisters?

    Sandra Harwitt

    Wimbledon marked the coronation of Serena Williams' comeback. While she's arguably the sport's top player, her sister Venus' tennis future is uncertain.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  7. W roundtable: Tiger's comeback win most surprising story this wee...

    espnW

    From Victoria Azarenka's upset to Tiger Woods' comeback and Cal's elimination at the WCWS, our writers weigh in with their picks for the biggest surprise of the weekend past.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  8. W roundtable: Serena Williams snatches tennis headlines again

    espnW

    With her dominating performance in Madrid, Serena Williams is once again the center of the tennis universe. Her wins over the top two ranked players prove that when she is on, she is unbeatable.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  9. Sony Ericsson Open -- Serena Williams follows sister's lead, wins...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    It makes perfect sense Venus and Serena Williams would make their comebacks to tennis together, after months-long layoffs due injury and illness, on consecutive days at the Sony Ericsson Open.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  10. Serena Williams' season, and goodwill tour, end prematurely

    Blair Henley

    News that the ugly U.S. Open final will be Serena Williams' last match of 2011 leaves Blair Henley feeling duped by a star who refuses to show contrition.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  11. U.S. Open -- Serena Williams -- 'I've beaten all odds'

    Viv Bernstein

    While Serena Williams, one of the best players of all time, is riding the wave of an incredible comeback, Sam Stosur's chances are slim.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2011
  12. U.S. Open -- Caroline Wozniacki's late-night comeback

    Watch highlights of the world No. 1's 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-1 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  13. The Drop Shot -- Ana Ivanovic on the comeback trail

    Viv Bernstein

    The former No. 1 has hired a new coach and is working with a fitness trainer in hopes of moving back up the rankings.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  14. The Drop Shot -- Sabine Lisicki serves up a comeback

    Viv Bernstein

    Dropping out of the rankings due to injuries in 2010, Sabine Lisicki has climbed back to No. 26 on the strength of a monster serve.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2011
  15. Wimbledon -- Ana Ivanovic makes a comeback, Novak Djokovic makes ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    When he's not rolling over opponents at Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic likes to spend his time outdoors. He's even befriended a local squirrel.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  16. French Open -- A meltdown, a birthday bash and a comeback

    Sandra Harwitt

    Day Two of the French Open featured some expected wins and some unexpected collapses. Live from Paris, Sandra Harwitt reports the biggest stories on and off those famous red clay courts.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011