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  1. espnW -- With Jerry Jones on the brain, Johnny Manziel overload a...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Who says the world is fair? It made for a long week hearing about Jerry Jones' youthful brain, Johnny Football's "punishment" and Lindsey Vonn's awesome life. Like Francesca Schiavone, we need a hug.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  2. A long, storied Open career

    espnW

    Serena Williams already holds the record for most years between winning her first and last title at the US Open, and after her 6-0, 6-1 first-round win over Francesca Schiavone on Monday, she's still the favorite to pad her lead with another title th...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. A month away from France's red clay

    espnW

    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
  4. Happy International Womens Day!

    espnW

    Did you know that International Women's Day, celebrated annually on March 8, was originally called International Working Women's Day? So we want to salute those women who have worked long hours on their fields of play. First up, Skylar Diggins, who o...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  5. A very good first day at the Open

    Sloane Stephens

    Tuesday was a good day! I had a tough battle with Francesca Schiavone but I managed to get through to the second round. Yay! Must have been the pancakes and eggs from Moonstruck. Or maybe it was the prematch dinner at Les Halles. I don't know; I just...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  6. 2012 French Open -- Varvara Lepchenko overpowers Francesca Schiav...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Recent U.S. citizen Varvara Lepchenko ousts former champ Francesca Schiavone to advance to the fourth round.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  7. U.S. Open -- Parity in the women's game

    The last six Grand Slam singles titles have gone to five different women.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  8. Li Na beats Francesa Schiavone to win French Open, first major fo...

    China's long wait for a Grand Slam champion ended Saturday when Li Na beat Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French Open final.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  9. French Open -- Li Na claims French Open title from defending cham...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Li Na defeated Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French Open final to become the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  10. About Last Night -- Dirk Nowitzki leads Dallas Mavericks to stunn...

    Abigail Lorge

    Dirk Nowitzki helped the Mavericks erase a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit in Miami and even the NBA Finals. Here's what you missed last night.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  11. French Open -- Dreams can come true -- twice

    Sandra Harwitt

    Francesca Schiavone hoped to win one Grand Slam in her tennis career. She won the 2010 French Open, and now she's in position take the title again at Roland Garros.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  12. French Open - Five things to watch at women's draw

    Sandra Harwitt

    It's time for the annual battle to see who is the best on Paris' famous terre battue, the red clay of the French Open. This year's women's draw could be the showcase for some established stars as well as some newcomers.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  13. Games We're Watching: Super Sunday hangover hoops

    Sarah Spain

    Our football fix for the next week and change will be limited to leaked Super Bowl commercials, endless predictions and talk of ticket prices. If you're more into actual game action, there's plenty of hoops and tennis to keep you glued to your couch.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2011
  14. A Super game gets set this weekend

    Melissa Jacobs

    The NFL championship games took center stage, some intriguing center court matches went on Down Under, and a power forward continues to wow the NBA masses. Melissa Jacobs is here with those stories and more.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2011