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  1. 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
  2. 2012 French Open -- Williams sisters' aura has dimmed

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Age and health problems have knocked Venus and Serena Williams from the top of the tennis world. Let's appreciate their final years.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  3. espnW -- Tornado Black shows off remarkable game to go with memor...

    Melissa Isaacson

    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.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  4. Salute to Argentina's stars


    On this day in 1816, Argentina declared its independence from Spain, creating a home country for several sports legends, including soccer superstars Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, golfer Angel Cabrera and tennis player Juan Martin del Potro. At the...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  5. espnW -- Bo Rong excels at little-known sport of badminton

    Kate Fagan

    Badminton isn't widely played or followed in the U.S., but for China native Bo Rong, the game is her calling and may be her ticket to Rio.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  6. 2012 Body Issue: Revealing answers to questions about the body


    In our Pro's Questionnaire, we asked athletes -- female and male -- five probing questions about their bodies, and got some very revealing answers.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  7. Ariel Hsing: 'I qualified for the Olympics in table tennis'

    Ariel Hsing

    It's been a month of big "firsts" for 16-year-old American table tennis player Ariel Hsing. She qualified for her first Olympics, and then celebrated that achievement by attending her first school dance -- the junior prom.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  8. U.S. table tennis player Ariel Hsing gets a taste of the best

    Ariel Hsing

    American table tennis prodigy Ariel Hsing got invaluable experience from the top players at worlds. Her favorite part, though? Eating German sausages.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  9. American table tennis player Ariel Hsing blogs about nerves

    Ariel Hsing

    For world-champion hurdler Lashinda Demus, getting to tell her 4-year-old twin sons "Mommy won!" is a great reward for another successful race.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012