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  1. Wimbledon - Serena Williams, John Isner among those tennis player...

    Matt Wilansky

    Although Wimbledon is in full swing, most of the players have only one thing in mind: the World Cup, of course.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  2. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic lead tennis stars playing soccer for...

    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will lead a group of top tennis players in a charity soccer match to benefit the relief effort in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2011
  3. 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
  4. 2 on 2

    Lindsay Berra

    Who can stop Serena and Venus? Tiny Belgium just may have a pair of answers.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2003
  5. World Cup timing could test players

    Greg Garber

    World Cup begins during the French Open causing tennis players to ask for their own matches to be scheduled around soccer so they don't miss a thing.

    PackageStory | May 21, 2002
  6. espnW -- Soccer is passion for Texas A&M Aggies' Cristina Sanchez...

    Graham Hays

    Texas A&M's Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar is one of the best players in college tennis, but it's soccer that will always have a hold on the Spanish native's heart.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  7. Salute to Argentina's stars

    espnW

    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
  8. 40 greatest female athletes: Billie Jean King

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Billie Jean King, who spent five years as the No. 1 women's tennis player in the world, won six Wimbledon singles titles, four U.S. Open...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  9. French Open draws interesting crowd

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    PARIS -- The tennis fans who come to watch the French Open are a passionate group. The cheering sections tend to break down by national lines -- with the majority of fans being French -- and they go wild for their home country players. There have als...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  10. Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow make Time's list

    Lynn Hoppes

    New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow and Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin were selected by Time magazine as two of its "Top 100 Most Influential People in the World." Four other athletes made Time's list: tennis player Novak Djokovic; golfer Yani Tsen...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  11. All-Star Spotlight: Can you dress for success?

    Hannah Hicks

    Every week in "All-Star Spotlight," members of the ESPNHS All-Star team tackle a hot topic in high school sports. Today, Hannah Hicks, a freshman lacrosse and tennis player at King Low Heywood Thomas (Stamford, Conn.), shares her thoughts on sports f...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  12. Rafael Nadal's family at odds with Mallorca -- La Liga -- soccer ...

    Rob Train

    After Mallorca parted ways with its coach, Michael Laudrup, Rafael Nadal and his family -- which have 10 percent ownership of the club -- disassociated with the club, writes Rob Train.

    Blog | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  13. Dog Days of Wimbledon: Brian Phillips on the Roger Federer-Adrian...

    Brian Phillips

    Part III of our ongoing coverage of Roger Federer's run through Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  14. Wimbledon -- American tennis in a nosedive

    Pete Alfano

    As U.S. players tumble out of the Top 10, the sport is flourishing in other countries. In response, the USTA has revamped its system to reach players at a younger age.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  15. French Open: Just keeps getting easier for Novak Djokovic

    Ravi Ubha

    A rejuvenated Frenchman playing on his home turf: You would have thought tough circumstances might blunt Novak Djokovic -- just a little.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  16. Draw of Davis Cup still brings out best

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Despite its midmarket venues and scheduling quirks, nothing brings out the national loyalties and exceptional tennis of today's top players like Davis Cup competition.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2009