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  1. 2013 US Open -- Young Americans Alison Riske and Christina McHale...

    Melissa Isaacson

    One advanced. The other fell. But young American bright spots Alison Riske and Christina McHale both proved their ability in their third-round matches Saturday and provided hope for the future of U.S. women's tennis.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  2. 2013 Wimbledon -- Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens making name for hers...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Sloane Stephens, the final American, is out, and the women's semifinals are set. In an already-wacky Wimbledon, the semis not surprisingly are comprised of three players nobody would have expected and one many may have never heard of.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  3. 2013 French Open -- 10 things to take away from women's draw at R...

    Jim Caple

    From Serena's dominance to the strong showing of other U.S. players, here are 10 takeaways from the women's draw in Paris.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  4. 2012 French Open -- Maria Sharapova back at the top of her game

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova has battled back from a major injury to reach her first French Open final, which will make her No. 1 again and give her a shot at a career slam.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  5. 2012 French Open -- Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova set up showdo...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    A calm Maria Sharapova and an erratic Petra Kvitova took different routes to French Open victories and will meet in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  6. 2012 French Open -- Sara Errani, Samantha Stosur short and sweet

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Not the tallest players, Sara Errani and Samantha Stosur use other gifts to win and set up a meeting in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  7. Sony Ericsson Open -- 5 things to watch in the women's draw

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    It's March in South Florida and there's serious business to be done over the next two weeks at the Crandon Park Tennis Center at the Sony Ericsson Open. The top players are in action in one of the biggest non-Grand Slam tournaments of the year.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  8. 2012 Australian Open -- Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka pass e...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka won the battles of resolve, and their reward: a date in the Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  9. 2012 Australian Open -- It wasn't pretty, but Sharapova, Kvitova ...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova wasn't at peak form in Wednesday's quarterfinals. Neither was Petra Kvitova. But both women had enough experience and power game to overcome their underdog opponents to advance to the Aussie Open semis.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  10. 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
  11. U.S. Open -- Five storylines from week one

    Viv Bernstein

    The early losses of No. 3 Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Petra Kvitova, No. 6 Li Na and No. 8 Marion Bartoli, above, was one of the themes of week one.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  12. U.S. Open -- Slam champs slammed in first round

    Viv Bernstein

    The reigning French Open and Wimbledon champions were both felled in the first round. What does that say about the state of women's tennis?

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  13. U.S. Open -- Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova falls on Day 1

    Douglas Robson

    The No. 5 seed, struggling with her fame and her game since winning Wimbledon, crashes on day one.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2011
  14. About Last Night: Novak Djokovic tastes victory -- literally

    Stacy Title

    Wimbledon crowned new champs, the U.S. rolled at the WWC and Tyler Farrar won Stage 3 of the Tour de France. Here's what else you missed this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  15. The Drop Shot -- Petra Kvitova gives tennis a spark

    Viv Bernstein

    With older stars fading, the new Wimbledon champ makes a statement for the younger generation, just in the nick of time.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  16. Wimbledon -- In Petra Kvitova, a new star is born

    Sandra Harwitt

    Whether she likes it or not, Petra Kvitova is going to get a lot of attention now that she's won her first major title.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011