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  1. The State of Women's Tennis Amid All These Upsets: Who Knows?

    Melissa Isaacson

    There will be eight different Grand Slam finalists this year, so women's tennis is as wide open as it's been in decades. History says someone will emerge to take over from Serena Williams, but who that will be isn't at all clear.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  2. Meet Your US Open Quarterfinalists

    The upset bug just kept biting and biting and biting in the women's draw at the US Open. And while there are two former Grand Slam champions remaining in the final eight, the other six are itching to get a breakthrough. Get to know the contenders.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  3. espnW -- Teenager Eugenie Bouchard, veteran Li Na will square off...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Eugenie Bouchard's legion of fans at the Australian Open cheered her on to a quarterfinal victory against Ana Ivanovic and likely will be plenty vocal when the Canadian teenager faces Li Na in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Serena stands alone

    espnW

    Serena Williams enters the semifinals as the United States' lone chance at a singles champion at the 2013 US Open. American women have won 89 of the 126 singles titles awarded at the US Open. Those 89 titles have been won by 35 different women. The o...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  6. 2013 US Open -- Final berth not a given for top seeds Serena Will...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Things look to be setting up nicely for No. 1 seed Serena Williams to battle No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka for the US Open title. Not so fast. They'll have to get through two highly motivated opponents in Li Na and Flavia Pennetta first.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 2013 US Open -- No. 4 seed Sara Errani lays psyche bare

    Jane McManus

    Sara Errani was frank in admitting that she couldn't handle the pressure of being the US Open's No. 4 seed during a second-round loss to Flavia Pennetta.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  10. U.S. Open -- Angelique Kerber, Flavia Pennetta vying for spot in ...

    Viv Bernstein

    The quarters feature such familiar names as Williams, Wozniacki and ... Angelique Kerber? Introducing two of the lesser-known players in the final eight.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  11. U.S. Open -- Serve fails Maria Sharapova as she falls in third ro...

    Viv Bernstein

    In another stunning upset, Maria Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open champion, was ousted by No. 26 seed Flavia Pennetta, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011