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  1. espnW -- Adjusting to Wimbledon grass not as challenging as it on...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The era of specialists is over, and now tennis players must master all three surfaces to thrive on tour. Some, though, still have a lot to learn when it comes to the grass courts of Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
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  3. Baseline Buzz - Sloane Stephens one of the few big-name casualtie...

    Greg Garber and Matt Wilansky

    Despite a ton of action and near-upsets, Day 1 at Wimbledon sees few big-name casualties.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  4. espnW -- For 2014 French Open runner-up Simona Halep, less is mor...

    Jane McManus

    Simona Halep is here to stay as one of the world's elite tennis players -- and so are the questions about the complex relationship between a woman and her breasts, Jane McManus writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  5. espnW -- Jim Caple: In Grand Slam tennis news conferences, anythi...

    Jim Caple

    Tennis news conference questions aren't limited to the competition that just transpired. Novak Djokovic's questions after French Open victories this week included floods in the Balkans, the World Cup, where he does his laundry and his gluten-free diet.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  6. espnW -- Ernests Gulbis comments at 2014 French Open about women ...

    Jane McManus

    If you can't go any bigger than that, Ernests Gulbis, it's time to go home. The Latvian's remarks about professional tennis players and motherhood were insensitive, but not even Maria Sharapova could take them seriously.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  7. espnw -- Maria Sharapova, seeded third heading into 2014 Australi...

    Melissa Isaacson

    If Maria Sharapova wants to be remembered as something more than just another great player who couldn't beat Serena Williams, she'd better turn around their rivalry -- right now.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  8. 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
  9. espnW -- Venus Williams makes strong start at US Open

    Jane McManus

    Venus Williams has come back from adversity before in her career. Will the US Open provide the latest opportunity for the tennis star to prove her capacity for success?

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  10. espnW -- Key moment from Nine for IX film Venus VS.

    espnW.com

    We look at one pivotal scene from the Nine for IX film, "Venus VS.," a moment when Venus Williams stood up for more than just herself and a service point.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  11. 2013 French Open -- Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka advance

    Jim Caple

    Maria Sharapova outlasted a longtime rival and Victoria Azarenka swept a close friend to advance to a semifinal matchup with each other.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  12. espnW -- American tennis players struggle with language, surface ...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    From the language in Paris to the clay at Roland Garros, Americans -- with the possible exception of Serena Williams -- are out of their element at the French Open.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  13. espnw--Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka are friends as well as ...

    Jane McManus

    Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka, the top two women in the game, are fierce foes on the tennis court. But off the court, they're completely at ease with one another.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  14. espnW: Remembering Gussie Moran, the gorgeous and the tragic

    Melissa Isaacson

    Gussie Moran, also known as "Gorgeous Gussie," was a total package in her heyday -- she had the skills to play tennis with the best and gorgeous good looks. Here's to the memory of the tennis star who died at age 89.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  15. Caroline Wozniacki's impersonation of Serena Williams wasn't raci...

    Jemele Hill

    Caroline Wozniacki's impersonation of Serena Williams turned out to be the beginning of a discussion, and now questions are being raised about whether Wozniacki's impersonation was racist. It wasn't.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  16. Tandon -- Women's players make less then male counterparts

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Gilles Simon said earlier this week that men's tennis players should be paid more than women because their game is more entertaining. Turns out, they already make significantly more.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  17. 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