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  1. WTA-ranked tennis players Li Na and Peng Shuai launch new policy ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Shaun Assael writes that Li Na and Peng Shuai have launched a tennis craze in China. But by challenging the communist sports machine, they've also forced the next generation to choose sides.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
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  3. Tennis - After a sojourn to Sochi, Maria Sharapova returns to pla...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    After an exhausting sojourn to Sochi, Maria Sharapova is happy to return her attention to the tennis court.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  4. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario rises to the top -espnW

    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
  5. Setting the right priorities

    Ed McGrogan

    The past few days could not have been easy for John Isner. On Saturday night, with a spot in the national title game on the line, his beloved University of Georgia football team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Alabama. If tennis players ever introd...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  6. Tennis - Revolution inspires Malek Jaziri

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Tunisian Malek Jaziri couldn't travel or practice, not when he was surrounded by guns and hostile protests. But here he is, with a chance to represent his newly democratic nation at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  7. Wimbledon - Players dreaming of Olympic gold

    Greg Garber

    The pageantry of the Olympics is one thing. But when the tennis players reconvene here at Wimbledon, it's going to be an event unlike any other.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Just freshmen and three years removed from emigrating to America,...

    Brian A. Giuffra

    Just freshmen and three years removed from emigrating to America, Brandon and Brad Belle are turning heads as world-class table tennis players.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2009
  10. Olympic fatigue catching up with Federer and the field

    Greg Garber

    Worn out. Taxed. Battered. Did anyone say the Olympics wouldn't hamper the players? Just ask Roger Federer, who needed five grueling sets to defeat Igor Andreev at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2008
  11. Sport rulers fear athletes risking health by inhaling toxic fume...

    Top table tennis players have long used "speed glue" to boost the power and spin of their shots, but the sport's rulers fear they could be risking their health by inhaling toxic fumes.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2008
  12. In Beijing, medals are enough

    Tom Perrotta,

    In Beijing, medals are enough

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2008
  13. Chela, Vogt forced to withdraw from Games with injuries

    Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina and Stephanie Vogt of Liechtenstein withdrew from the Olympic tennis tournament on Monday because of injuries.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2008
  14. Top tennis players Federer, Ivanovic to play at Olympics

    Roger Federer and 16 of the other top 20 men and Ana Ivanovic and 17 other top 20 women have entered the tennis tournament at next month's Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2008
  15. Roddick hoping decision to skip Beijing Olympics pays dividends

    Greg Garber

    Ostensibly, Andy Roddick, the current face of the U.S. Davis Cup team, would be the first to punch a ticket for the summer Olympics. However, the American's decision to eschew Beijing and focus on the U.S. Open has raised some eyebrows.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2008
  16. U.S. table tennis players in mix for '08 Olympic bid

    Tennis table players Yao Huang (8-0), Nan Li (7-1), Jacqueline Lee (6-2) and Whitney Ping (5-3) secured spots on Sunday in the North American Trials in April in Vancouver, British Columbia. They'll compete with Canada for the final Olympic spot.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2008
  17. Government 'denies' soccer, tennis involvement

    The Spanish government says no soccer or tennis players are involved in the doping investigation that already has forced several top cyclists to withdraw from the Tour de France.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2006