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  1. Serena Williams Breaks Up WTA's Parity Party With US Open Win

    Melissa Isaacson

    The 18-time major champion isn't going anywhere, except maybe up. Here are six things to consider now that the 2014 Grand Slam season has come to a close.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  2. Why Another Wave Of Slams Could Be In Serena Williams' Future

    Melissa Isaacson

    After beating Caroline Wozniacki in the US Open final and matching Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 majors, Serena Williams is already dreaming of more.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  3. Legacies Are On The Line For Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki

    Melissa Isaacson

    For Serena Williams, a win in Sunday's US Open final would mean a place alongside legends Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 majors. For Caroline Wozniacki, a win would provide validation to her longtime reign as No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  4. Why Officials Should Take Heat For Agonizing Ending For Peng Shua...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The situation was unfortunate for Peng Shuai, but the officials' reaction was unfair to Caroline Wozniacki. Somebody should have taken charge when a heat illness left Peng unable to finish her US Open semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Ekaterina Makarova Enjoys Smashing Success in US Open Quarters

    Melissa Isaacson

    With an ailing and frustrated Victoria Azarenka on the other side of the net, the 17th-seeded Russian advances to her first Grand Slam semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  7. The State of Women's Tennis Amid All These Upsets: Who Knows?

    Melissa Isaacson

    There will be eight different Grand Slam finalists this year, so women's tennis is as wide open as it's been in decades. History says someone will emerge to take over from Serena Williams, but who that will be isn't at all clear.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  8. Serena Williams Blown Away By Her Third-Round US Open Win (Kiddin...

    Melissa Isaacson

    After a win in the wind over Varvara Lepchenko, two-time defending champion Serena Williams breaks out the sarcasm to describe her feelings about her US Open run.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  9. CiCi Bellis Has No Plans To Sit Still After US Open Loss

    Melissa Isaacson

    She became the talk of the tournament after her first-round upset, and now 15-year-old CiCi Bellis will go back to taking on players her own age in the juniors with more confidence and hunger than ever before.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  10. Venus Williams Enthused To 'Live To Fight Another Day'

    Melissa Isaacson

    Venus Williams is serving heat at more than 110 mph and is into the third round of the US Open for the first time since 2010. Is she posed to make a run? Absolutely. Just don't tell her she has to give up her doubles game to do it.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  11. A Word of Advice For CiCi Bellis, From Someone Who Has Been There...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Mary Joe Fernandez, the youngest player to ever win a US Open match, says tuning out the outside world is the key to turning one big-time win into more.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  12. Match For The Aged: Venus Williams Tops Kimiko Date-Krumm At Open...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The 34-year-old Venus Williams beat the 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm in the first round at the US Open, in a match for the aged.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 'Incredible Journey' For Martina Hingis Ends With Loss In Doubles...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta looked like they might run away with what would have been Hingis' 10th Grand Slam doubles titles and 16th major championship overall. But Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina rallied for the 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  15. Number Of US Open Semifinalists Shivering Over Serena? Zero

    Melissa Isaacson

    The fear factor was once one of Serena Williams' biggest weapons, but Ekaterina Makarova has history, Caroline Wozniacki has familiarity, and Peng Shuai has -- simply -- a dream.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  16. Serena Williams Keeps Things Light, Advances to US Open Semis

    Melissa Isaacson

    It's no joke. A more relaxed Serena Williams is just two wins from her 18th major after rolling by Flavia Pennetta in the US Open quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014