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  1. US Open - Tireless Kei Nishikori beats Novak Djokovic to reach US...

    Jane McManus

    No one has worked harder on the court than Kei Nishikori this tournament, but it's been worth the struggle.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  2. Heat Cripples Peng Shuai As Caroline Wozniacki Advances

    Jane McManus

    After arguably long medical breaks due to heat illness, Peng Shuai was allowed to attempt to get back in the match before being taken off in a wheelchair against a sympathetic Caroline Wozniacki, who moves on to her first Grand Slam final since 2009.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  3. Playing All the Angles, Peng Shuai Keeps Her US Open Dream Alive

    Jane McManus

    Everything seems to be clicking at the US Open for a healthy Peng Shuai. After dismissing 17-year-old Belinda Bencic in the quarterfinals, the two-time Grand Slam doubles champion is within striking distance of her first singles title of any kind.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  4. Heat, Pressure, Ekaterina Makarova Do In Eugenie Bouchard

    Jane McManus

    Another day, another upset. The US Open loses the women's No. 7 seed and one of its most visible stars after Eugenie Bouchard is ousted by Ekaterina Makarova.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  5. Focused Caroline Wozniacki Back In The Running At US Open

    Jane McManus

    Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the US Open quarterfinals after her good defense beat good offense from Maria Sharapova.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  6. Too Much, Too Soon (And Too Late) For Venus Williams

    Jane McManus

    She showed flashes of her old brilliance, but the 34-year-old Venus Williams, who has been busy with doubles, dug a hole and couldn't quite escape in a third-round loss to Sara Errani at the US Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  7. Ana Ivanovic Plans To 'Reassess' After Another Disappointing Slam...

    Jane McManus

    After losing to Karolina Pliskova on Thursday in the US Open's second round and failing to bring her A-game to the majors this year, Ana Ivanovic may have to go to a Plan B next season.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  8. Agnieszka Radwanska Hits Another Roadblock In New York

    Jane McManus

    It's another early exit at the US Open for fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, who was upset in the second round by Peng Shuai.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  9. Next American star in women's tennis? Take your pick

    Jane McManus

    There are a number of candidates who will be competing long after Venus and Serena Williams hang up their tennis shoes, as evidenced by the number of American women making it past the US Open first round.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  10. With gritted teeth, Victoria Azarenka advances to second round

    Jane McManus

    Nothing has been easy this year for two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka. Her first-round match at the US Open was no different.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  11. The Williams Sisters Changed Tennis for the Better; Give Them Cre...

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus says it's time to get beyond the criticism and give Venus and Serena Williams the credit they're due for changing tennis.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  12. Why Simona Halep And Other Top Seeds Are In Tight Spot At US Open...

    Jane McManus

    Second-seeded Simona Halep needed three sets to win her first-round match at the US Open. Ditto for Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams and Andrea Petkovic. Sometimes the early pressure is the most intense pressure.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  13. 2013 US Open -- Victoria Azarenka good enough to reach final

    Jane McManus

    It's not always pretty for Victoria Azarenka, but this much we know: She has the mettle to win the title.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  14. 2013 US Open -- Women's tennis elite now older and wiser

    Jane McManus

    It used to be teen queens like Martina Hingis winning Grand Slams. Not anymore. Three of the four US Open women's semifinalists are over the age of 30 due in large part to more comprehensive fitness and nutritional plans

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  15. 2013 US Open -- Flavia Pennetta breaks through

    Jane McManus

    In an all-Italian matchup, unseeded Flavia Pennetta defeated former roommate and good friend Roberta Vinci at the US Open to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  16. 2013 US Open -- Sluggish Victoria Azarenka into quarterfinals

    Jane McManus

    Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka claimed the final spot in the quarterfinals with a three-set win over Ana Ivanovic, but Azarenka again wasn't up to her usual standards.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013