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  1. Oops. Serena Williams Gets Flowers Intended For Ana Ivanovic

    D'Arcy Maine

    The top women's tennis players in the world arrived in Singapore on Thursday for the season-ending WTA Finals. And while all eight of the competitors are undoubtedly staying in the finest of accommodations, it seems as if there was a little confusion...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Daniele Bracciali, Potito Starace facing corruption accusations

    Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing corruption accusations after intercepted Internet conversations claiming they sold matches were printed Wednesday in Italian media.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  3. Tennis World Salutes Li Na, Over And Over And Over Again

    Susie Arth

    Tennis players from across the globe sent well wishes to Li Na, who announced her retirement on Friday. Li, who takes two Grand Slam trophies into the next chapter in her life, was respected for her hard work and skill but beloved for her humor and ...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  4. US Open - Parents welcome USTA change after Patrick McEnroe resig...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Patrick McEnroe's tenure as head of player development for the USTA didn't come without its share of scrutiny, so perhaps a change will benefit all parties.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  5. Dominant Serena Williams Shows Taylor Townsend How It's Done

    Johnette Howard

    Taylor Townsend ran into her idol Serena Williams in the first round of the US Open, but the promising American walked off Arthur Ashe Stadium optimistic about her game.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  6. 5 Women Who Could Become Grand New Champions At US Open

    Matt Wilansky

    Eugenie Bouchard? Simona Halep? Caroline Wozniacki? Agnieszka Radwanska? Sloane Stephens? Pam Shriver and Brad Gilbert break down the chances of five players hoping to win their first major at the US Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  7. Tornado Black Has Been Up, Down, All Around Since Open Breakthrou...

    Melissa Isaacson

    A year after reaching the US Open juniors final, 16-year-old Tornado Black is back in New York as a more worldly player after a coaching dispute and financial struggles.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  8. Will Victoria Azarenka wake up from her nightmare at the US Open?...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Since falling to Serena Williams in last year's US Open final, former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka has battled injuries and uneven play. No wonder she's a little ornery.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  9. Spotlight on Americans at Hall of Fame

    Peter Bodo

    In recent years, the steady stream of American male tennis players descending on London in mid-June to compete at Wimbledon have been coming back a week or more before the conclusion of the event, tails between their legs, freshly strung but unused r...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Ernests Gulbis tries to dissuade female players -- They need to '...

    Ernests Gulbis says he hopes his two younger sisters don't become professional tennis players because women need "to think about kids."

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  16. Players like Novak Djokovic are experiencing more wrist injuries ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael writes that faster serves and longer seasons have wrists serving up big trouble for top tennis players.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014