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  1. Chris Evert's heyday on clay

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    On this day in 1979, Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay was broken with a 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (4) loss to Tracy Austin in the semifinals of the Italian Open. Her remarkable run began in August of 1973 and included two French Open titles during ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. A Downward Spiral in Portugal

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    On Monday, the U.S. women's soccer team lost to Denmark 5-3 at the Algarve Cup in Portugal. After a loss to Sweden on Friday, which ended the team's 43-game unbeaten streak, the USWNT has lost consecutive games for the first time since 2001 -- a span...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Gold standard for Team Canada

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    With its 3-2 win over the United States on Wednesday in the preliminary round, the Canadian women's hockey team extended its Olympic winning streak to 18 games. The streak includes taking home the last three gold medals and three consecutive wins ove...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  4. 7 fast facts for UConn-Baylor

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    No. 7 Baylor puts its 69-game home winning streak on the line tonight (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2 and WatchESPN) in Waco against top-ranked UConn. Here are some fast facts about the rivalry, which is 2-2 all-time: 1. The Huskies won the first meeting, 70-50, ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  5. Streaks for the ages

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    On this day in 1941, Joe Dimaggio extended his hitting streak to a record 56 games, a mark that still stands today. The streak, which began against the White Sox on May 15, 1941, ran until July 16, 1941. Dimaggio got the streak's final hit off Clevel...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  6. espnW -- Jane McManus and Melissa Isaacson debate who will win t...

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    Serena Williams is on a hot streak. Victoria Azarenka owns the year's only major title. Will either of them come up victorious in France? Our writers debate.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  7. Women own some sizzling streaks

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    There has been a whole lot of buzz recently around the Miami Heat, who extended their NBA winning streak to 24 games on Wednesday night. But they still have a long way to go to catch the women who set these streaks. This past summer in London, the Un...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  8. W roundtable: The most impressive streaks in sports

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    Winning an NCAA title would be the icing on the cake of Baylor's possible perfect 40-0 season -- something no men's or women's NCAA team has ever accomplished. Our writers weigh in on sports' greatest streaks.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2012