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  1. Melissa Isaacson

    Melissa Isaacson



    ESPN Chicago | espnW

    Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for espnW.com, ESPN Chicago and ESPN.com. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.

  2. espnW -- 10 questions for Serena Williams following Wimbledon dou...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ball's in your court, Serena Williams. Before the world No. 1 takes the court next week for the first time since her bizarre withdrawal from a Wimbledon doubles match, we have 10 questions we need answered.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  3. W Debate: Famous faces or unknown underdogs: Who's more fun to wa...

    Is it more fun to watch the superstars do what they do best or watch a relative unknown achieve the impossible? Melissa Isaacson and Graham Hays debate the best championship storylines....

    Page | Conversation
  4. Wimbledon - Roger Federer no stranger to drama

    Melissa Isaacson

    Roger Federer suffered a painful loss, but it was nothing he hasn't experienced before, writes Melissa Isaacson.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  5. Wimbledon - Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil share great moment

    Melissa Isaacson:

    You may have missed it, but this was an American-fest down the stretch of Wimbledon, writes Melissa Isaacson.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  6. espnW -- Young talent, Serena Williams questions shake things up ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The time is now for Petra Kvitova, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep. And they know it. With Serena Williams' mysterious slip, the rising stars have battled their way into Grand Slam finals and made the sport all the more compelling.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
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  8. espnW -- Petra Kvitova delivers punisher to Eugenie Bouchard in W...

    Melissa Isaacson

    In an absolute pasting, Petra Kvitova dumbfounded tournament darling Eugenie Bouchard with her brilliantly varied play to win her second Wimbledon title.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  9. Victoria Duval diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Melissa Isaacson

    Victoria Duval, who won her first career main draw match at Wimbledon last week, revealed Friday she had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma after the first of three qualifying matches at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  10. Wimbledon - Eugenie Bouchard primed for first Slam title against ...

    Matt Wilansky, Carl Bialik, Melissa Isaacson

    Eugenie Bouchard's tennis game is equally as impressive as her off-the-court appeal, but is it enough to get by Petra Kvitova?

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  11. espnW -- Petra Kvitova, set to face Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Winning the 2011 Wimbledon title brought more fame and pressure than Petra Kvitova was prepared for. But the grass has always brought out the best in Kvitova, and she's hoping that's the case in Saturday's final against rising star Eugenie Bouchard.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  12. espnW -- Eugenie Bouchard not ready to celebrate after semifinal ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Eugenie Bouchard is only 20 and she's in a place no other Canadian has been before, but the Wimbledon finalist isn't ready to celebrate her success. This is all just part of her plan.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  13. espnW -- Eugenie Bouchard rolls at Wimbledon, set to face Simona ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Named for a princess, Eugenie Bouchard took another step toward her first major crown by reaching her third straight Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon, where she'll face third-seeded Simona Halep.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  14. espnW -- Martina Navratilova critical of Serena Williams' Wimbled...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Everyone seems to still have questions about Serena Williams' doubles default at Wimbledon, but nine-time champion Martina Navratilova may have the most pressing one yet: Why on earth was Serena on the court at all?

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  15. espnW -- Strange, sad exit for Serena Williams at Wimbledon

    Melissa Isaacson

    We may never know the true story behind Serena Williams' withdrawal from her doubles match at Wimbledon, but this much is clear: As she approaches 33, she's more vulnerable on the court than ever.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  16. espnW -- Simona Halep, Sabine Lisicki set to meet in Wimbledon qu...

    Melissa Isaacson

    In a tournament otherwise full of upsets, No. 3 seed Simona Halep and 2013 runner-up Sabine Lisicki advanced quietly to set up a meeting in the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  17. espnW -- Angelique Kerber continues Wimbledon upsets by toppling ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Maria Sharapova fell to ninth-seeded Angelique Kerber in a dramatic fourth-round match as upstarts continued to show no fear of the top players at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  18. espnW -- Last American woman standing Madison Keys withdraws

    Melissa Isaacson

    It was already a tough existence for the American women, but when Madison Keys withdrew, it meant not a single Yank would be around for the fourth round, writes Melissa Isaacson.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014