Tornado Black has a memorable name to go with her remarkable game. And that's just how Gayal Black, the mom of the up-and-coming tennis player, wanted it.
Despite several spills on the grassy courts, Wimbledon officials maintain that the courts are in the same condition as they have been year in and year out.
Sloane Stephens is enjoying being the new it girl of American women's tennis and has gone on a charm offensive over the past year to become the WTA's official ambassador of fun.
In ESPN the Magazine's 2012 NEXT issue, we unveil the athletes looking to make an impact on future generations of sports fans.
Maria Sharapova struggled with her serve, but rallied Friday to beat Hsieh Su-wei at Wimbledon
Venus? Lepchenko? Stephens? Yep, the American women's battle for the Olympics is reaching its climax.
Going into the third round, a trio of young American women remains standing at Roland Garros. But they may not be who you would expect.