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  1. Esther Vergeer: More than a number

    Stephen Tignor,

    Great athletes often become known by a number. Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game. Hank Aaron hit 755 home runs. Jack Nicklaus won 18 majors; Roger Federer has won 17. The movie about Roger Maris was called -- what else? -- "61*." But Esthe...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  2. espnW -- Wheelchair great Esther Vergeer retires

    Jane McManus

    Wheelchair tennis was little known when Esther Vergeer took up the sport, but a 470-match winning streak later, she is a legend in a sport that's now played at all four Grand Slams.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  3. Wheelchair tennis star Esther Vergeer retires

    After a 10-year winning streak in wheelchair tennis, Esther Vergeer felt she had nothing left to prove.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  4. Putting Novak Djokovic's s streak in perspective - French Open

    Greg Garber

    Hey, Novak Djokovic, if you fail to drop a single match for the next eight years, then we'll starting talking about invincibility.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  5. Esther Vergeer is blazing new trails

    Sandra Harwitt

    The wheelchair tennis player has been ranked No. 1 in the world since 1999. She has a winning streak of 415 matches -- and most of those haven't even been close.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011