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  1. Off the clock: August 2013

    Athletes around town

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  2. Cashing in on the court

    espnW

    The women's and men's singles draws for the 2013 US Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows, N.Y., will be announced today, and there will be some serious prize money - more than $34 million total -- on the line. Both the women's and men's singles...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  3. espnw -- First Grand Slam event supplies memories aplenty

    Jim Caple

    From Rafael Nadal's improbable shot between his legs, to Serena Williams' blistering serves to Venus Williams' sad exit, the French Open produced memories for a lifetime.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  4. Birthday boy and king of clay

    espnW

    What better place for Rafael Nadal to celebrate his 27th birthday than in Paris? Nadal, who is seeded third at Roland Garros this year, has won a record seven titles at the French Open. Even more impressive, Nadal is 55-1 on the red clay of Paris. Th...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  5. 2012 U.S. Open -- Spain's David Ferrer slugs his way to the semis...

    Jane McManus

    In an epic five-set match, David Ferrer emerged from under the daunting shadow of fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal by outlasting Janko Tipsarevic in a classic battle to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  6. Sarah Spain: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal need to spice up their r...

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's installment of "That's What She Said," espnW's Sarah Spain wants a little less love on the tennis court.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  7. Wimbledon -- Novak isn't the only Djokovic to play

    Sandra Harwitt

    The Wimbledon champ has two younger brothers who play tennis, and one of them, Marko, is a frequent practice partner.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2011
  8. Wimbledon -- Win or lose, Djokovic will be No. 1

    Sandra Harwitt

    A championship match against Rafael Nadal awaits, but regardless of the outcome, Djokovic's childhood dream will come true.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  9. Games We're Watching -- The last American hero

    Sarah Spain

    Mardy Fish is the only American singles player left at Wimbledon and today he'll have to beat the best to stay alive. Men's quarterfinal action at the All England Club, World Cup matches and baseball make up the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  10. Wimbledon -- Rory McIlroy swings to Andy Murray

    Sandra Harwitt

    Though he's Rafael Nadal's friend, Rory McIlroy knows how hard it is to win a first major and would like to see Andy Murray do it.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  11. Games We're Watching -- Dandy Andys

    Sarah Spain

    Andy Roddick and Andy Murray are two of the top names in action today as the second round of Wimbledon continues. We'll have our TVs tuned to all the matches at the All England club. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  12. Games We're Watching -- Action starts across the pond

    Sarah Spain

    The biggest names in tennis are at the All England Club for the 125th edition of Wimbledon and fans in Chicago will pack The Cell for the first game of the annual Crosstown Classic between the Cubs and White Sox. Here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  13. Wimbledon -- Five men's storylines to watch

    Abigail Lorge

    Wimbledon was the scene of history's two greatest tennis matches: 1980's Bjorn Borg-John McEnroe final, and the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal 2008 final. With the depth of the 2011 men's field, another historic display could be on tap.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2011
  14. Women's World Cup -- The soccer strip-down

    Sarah Spain

    Some members of the German national soccer system, mostly up-and-comers from the U-18 or U-21 squads, have done a scantily-clad photo shoot for German Playboy. Their photos beg the question: do female athletes have to act like sex symbols, too?

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  15. French Open -- Rafael Nadal is the ultimate dirt devil with sixth...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1 to claim his sixth French Open title, tying Bjorn Borg's record.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  16. 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