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  1. Why Simona Halep And Other Top Seeds Are In Tight Spot At US Open...

    Jane McManus

    Second-seeded Simona Halep needed three sets to win her first-round match at the US Open. Ditto for Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams and Andrea Petkovic. Sometimes the early pressure is the most intense pressure.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  2. espnW -- Sloane Stephens falls flat in fourth-round Australian Op...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Sloane Stephens called it just "another match," and she clearly lacked emotion and intensity in her 6-3, 6-2 fourth-round loss to No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 2013 US Open -- Sluggish Victoria Azarenka into quarterfinals

    Jane McManus

    Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka claimed the final spot in the quarterfinals with a three-set win over Ana Ivanovic, but Azarenka again wasn't up to her usual standards.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  5. 2013 US Open -- No. 2 Victoria Azarenka drops a set, but wins aga...

    Jane McManus

    No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka was somewhat rattled after dropping the first set to No. 26 Alize Cornet, but thrived under the pressure to take the match.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  6. 2013 Wimbledon -- Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka down and out...

    Melissa Isaacson

    No. 3 Maria Sharapova fell to the 131st-ranked player and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka withdrew citing injury as top seeds continued to disappear at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  7. Women's College World Series -- Florida Gators outlast Nebraska C...

    Lauren Haeger and Jessica Damico scored on shortstop Alicia Armstrong's fielding error in the 15th inning, and Florida eliminated Nebraska from the Women's College World Series with a 9-8 victory Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2013
  8. Stanford looking for water polo three-peat

    Lizzie Haldane

    The 12th NCAA women's water polo championships, which begin today in Boston and conclude on Sunday, will have a California feel. Stanford, which has won three titles, is the two-time defending champion and the No. 2 seed this year. The top seed is So...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  9. espnW -- And the winner of this year's Bracket of Awesome is ...

    Sarah Spain

    After five rounds of totally awesome matchups, it all came down to No. 11 seed Vegas Trip versus No. 2. Tropical Vacation. And this year's Bracket of Awesome winner is ...

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  10. espnW -- We're down to the title game in our Bracket of Awesome

    Sarah Spain

    Vegas Trip or Tropical Vacation? Vote now to decide which will win our second annual Bracket of Awesome.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  11. Australian Open - Maria Sharapova makes quick work of Kirsten Fli...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Maria Sharapova appears even more dominant than she did five years ago in her march to the 2008 Australian Open title. The No. 2 seed has lost only five games through four rounds.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  12. espnW -- No. 2 seed Virginia tops La Salle, moves to second round...

    Graham Hays

    With a 4-1 win against La Salle, the Cavaliers remained one of just five teams to make the second round every year since 2001, when the field expanded to 64.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  13. 2012 U.S. Open -- No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska labors, loses to Robe...

    Jane McManus

    It was apparent early in the match that this won't be the year Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska endears herself to the American audience. Instead, there will be an all-Italian quarterfinal.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  14. 2012 French Open -- Five things to know about women's final

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Does Sara Errani have a chance against Maria Sharapova, one of the sport's titans? Five things to know about the French Open final.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  15. WPS playoffs -- Five things to know about the WPS final

    Beau Dure

    In a first, the WPS final is a faceoff between the regular season's two best teams, the Independence and the Flash. Here is what to watch for.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  16. About Last Night: Heat can chill

    Whitney Holtzman

    The Eastern Conference playoff matchups are officially set. The Heat locked up the No. 2 seed in the East Monday night with a big win over the Hawks, coupled with a Celtics overtime loss to the Wizards. Here's what else you missed last night.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011