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  1. 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
  2. Venus Williams Enthused To 'Live To Fight Another Day'

    Melissa Isaacson

    Venus Williams is serving heat at more than 110 mph and is into the third round of the US Open for the first time since 2010. Is she posed to make a run? Absolutely. Just don't tell her she has to give up her doubles game to do it.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  3. espnw -- Despite loss to Angelique Kerber, American Alison Riske ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    American Alison Riske, who lost to Angelique Kerber on Friday, has made the third round or better in three consecutive Grand Slam events and is sure to break the top 50 in the new WTA rankings.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  4. espnw -- After record-setting Australian Open win against Daniela...

    Melissa Isaacson

    At 32, Serena Williams is playing some of the best tennis of her career and has as good a chance as ever to win all four Grand Slam events in the calendar year, starting with this Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  5. espnw -- Sloane Stephens survives scares, but fellow Americans Ch...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Sloane Stephens overcame heat, rain, lightning and a late lapse to move onto the third round at the Australian Open, but fellow Americans Christina McHale and Varvara Lepchenko weren't so lucky.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  6. espnw -- No. 3 Maria Sharapova survives heat and three-set marath...

    Melissa Isaacson

    On a day when several matches were suspended because of extreme heat, No. 3 Maria Sharapova outlasted Karin Knapp in a three-set marathon.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  7. espnW -- Baltimore Ravens' attempt to mock Miami Heat falls flat,...

    D'Arcy Maine

    From the Ravens' sorry attempt to mock the Heat's celebration to the Globetrotters' rejection by Brittney Griner, we run down a parade of failure.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  8. espnW -- Injured ankle is no problem as Serena Williams marches o...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Serena Williams showed no ill effects of the ankle injury she had suffered two days earlier. In fact, she appeared increasingly mobile as the match progressed, despite the stifling heat.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  9. espnW -- From Russia, With Topspin

    Kate Fagan

    It's a safe bet Russian women will once again turn up the tennis heat this season. But back home, Spartak Moscow, the country's most successful training academy, faces more challenges than ever.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  10. Wimbledon -- Maria Sharapova turns the tables

    Sandra Harwitt

    Sharapova would rather be on the court than in the stands -- and when she's playing like this, it's no wonder.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  11. Games We're Watching -- The finals countdown

    Amanda Rykoff

    This weekend is all about finals. Stanley Cup finals. NBA Finals. French Open finals. And the final weekend of the Women's College World Series. Hopefully you're not too busy studying for finals. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  12. Games We're Watching: What we're watching, er, DVRing

    Abigail Lorge

    Deep into the second week of the Australian Open, it's easy to identify the tennis fans among us. They're the ones nodding off at their desks, converting temperatures to Celsius, and considering getting chest tattoos, a la women's finalist Li Na of China.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2011