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  1. WTA-ranked tennis players Li Na and Peng Shuai launch new policy ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Shaun Assael writes that Li Na and Peng Shuai have launched a tennis craze in China. But by challenging the communist sports machine, they've also forced the next generation to choose sides.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  2. Tennis - Revolution inspires Malek Jaziri

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Tunisian Malek Jaziri couldn't travel or practice, not when he was surrounded by guns and hostile protests. But here he is, with a chance to represent his newly democratic nation at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  3. Djokovic, Stosur did it their way

    Peter Bodo

    NEW YORK -- It's official now: Tennis has experienced another revolution with No. 1 Novak Djokovic's mastery of No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final -- in one of the great matches ever played. It closed a chapter that will be dedicated...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  4. Kamakshi Tandon: WTA's Roadmap hoping to avoid roadblocks

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Although the WTA's Roadmap has turned out to be more evolution than revolution, significant changes still will alter the women's tour next year. But are the players about to put up some last-minute roadblocks?

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2008
  5. Revolution in string technology changing sport's dynamic

    Joel Drucker

    Pete Sampras' mantra was simple: Grip it and rip it. That style of tennis -- pure attacking power -- has gone by the wayside. The technological advancement in strings has drastically changed the game for the world's top players.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2007
  6. Clay: The real tennis?

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    Many compelling stories have cropped up during the French Open. There's the Roger and Rafa Show, the curiously meek effort by Serena Williams, and the Serbian Revolution. But is there a subtler change going on beneath the, ahem, surface on the men's ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2007
  7. Youngsters step up with breakthrough performances

    Greg Garber

    Seven of the top eight seeds advanced to the French Open quarterfinals. However, a closer look at those who reached the final eight shows a changing of the guard in the women's game.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2007
  8. Big servers have the advantage

    Pam Shriver

    After a year of domination, the Russians stand a good chance of taking the WTA Championships title.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2004
  9. Serving it up in Melbourne

    Serving it up in Melbourne

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2004
  10. WTA celebrates 30 years of growth, struggle

    Cynthia Faulkner

    Although the WTA Tour has come a long way from where they were, there's room to improve.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2003
  11. Who will be the first to break through?

    Greg Garber

    In 1989, Michael Chang sparked an American revolution as an era of great U.S. tennis began. Now the next generation is eager for the first big win.

    PackageStory | August 28, 2001