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  1. espnW -- Ahead of UConn and Notre Dame's hotly anticipated meetin...

    As we await the clash of unbeatens when UConn and Notre Dame take the court in the NCAA national championship game Tuesday, we look back at some of the most anticipated women's sporting events in history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  2. espnW -- Legendary Rivalries in Women's Sports History

    The plot only thickened after the latest chapter in the USA-Canada women's hockey rivalry, a 3-2 overtime win for Canada in the gold-medal game of the Sochi Olympics. In honor of their showdown, we look at some great rivalries in women's sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  3. espnW -- Celebrating Valentine's Day with a look at our favorite ...

    Grab a box of chocolates and start your Valentine's Day festivities with some of sports' most adorable couples.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 12, 2014
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  5. espnW -- Serena Williams primed for true Grand Slam year starting...

    Jane McManus

    Steffi Graf has done it. So hasn't Margaret Court and Maureen Connolly. Serena Williams is primed to join their company as the winner of a true Grand Slam this year, but it all starts with getting past Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  6. espnW -- Mary Joe Fernandez, voted second-most influential Hispan...

    Marly Rivera

    Mary Joe Fernandez, voted the second-most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, stormed onto the tennis scene as a kid and has stayed put since her retirement in 2000, contributing as a coach and commentator and through her charity work.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  7. espnW -- Arantxa Sánchez Vicario honored to be named eighth-most ...

    Gonzalo Aguirregomezcorta

    Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, voted the eighth-most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, showed she'd be a force in tennis by beating Steffi Graf to win the French Open at 17.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  8. Steffi Graf says Serena Williams can set career major title recor...

    (Eds: Corrects to 154 titles for Evert in 12th paragraph. Will Stand. With AP Photos.)

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  9. Flashback: Golden Graf

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    On this day in 1988, the Summer Olympics opened in Seoul, South Korea, and, for the first time since 1924, tennis would be played at the Games. A 19-year-old Steffi Graf stole the show. The West German, who already had won the Australian Open, French...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  10. Upset special: Sanchez Vicario

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    On this day in 1994, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario rallied to upset Steffi Graf and claim the US Open women's singles title with a 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory. The Spaniard, who received a $550,000 paycheck for winning the Open singles trophy, also teamed wi...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  11. A long, storied Open career

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    Serena Williams already holds the record for most years between winning her first and last title at the US Open, and after her 6-0, 6-1 first-round win over Francesca Schiavone on Monday, she's still the favorite to pad her lead with another title th...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  12. Tennis - What if Steffi Graf played Serena Williams?

    Matt Wilansky

    Who would win the battle of the two greatest female tennis athletes, if they squared off at the Australian Open? Steffi Graf or Serena Williams?

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  13. A Golden girl in Spain

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    On this day in 1992, the Summer Olympics opened in Barcelona, and a 16-year-old American would become golden. Jennifer Capriati defeated Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in the semifinal and upset Steffi Graf in the final. Capriati, who had been in the world ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  14. Need a bigger boat?

    Lizzie Haldane

    The blockbuster "Jaws" was released on this date in 1975, and it soon became the highest-grossing film in history at that time, making around $471 million at the box office. Several sports stars who are known by the scary nickname have cashed in as w...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  15. Birthday flashback: Steffi Graf

    Lizzie Haldane

    Only one person has ever won the Golden Slam in a single calendar year -- and that is birthday girl Steffi Graf. Today, she celebrates her 44th, but 25 years ago, in 1988, she was busy hoisting up trophies at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbled...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  16. espnW -- Stabbing stole Monica Seles' tennis career

    Melissa Isaacson

    Twenty years ago, Moncia Seles was on top of the tennis world at 19. Then a Steffi Graf fan stabbed her during a match, and it all unraveled.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  17. Martina Navratilova's titles title quite safe

    Lizzie Haldane

    On Jan. 14, 1985, Martina Navratilova won her 100th tournament, becoming the second woman -- after Chris Evert -- to accomplish the feat. Navratilova concluded her record-breaking career with 167 singles titles; Evert piled up 157 trophies. The only ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013