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  1. US Open - Tireless Kei Nishikori beats Novak Djokovic to reach US...

    Jane McManus

    No one has worked harder on the court than Kei Nishikori this tournament, but it's been worth the struggle.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  2. Agnieszka Radwanska Hits Another Roadblock In New York

    Jane McManus

    It's another early exit at the US Open for fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, who was upset in the second round by Peng Shuai.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  3. With gritted teeth, Victoria Azarenka advances to second round

    Jane McManus

    Nothing has been easy this year for two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka. Her first-round match at the US Open was no different.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. Roddick, Blake return to New Haven

    Jane McManus

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Andy Roddick and James Blake are back on the court this week for an exhibition match in the middle of a women's tournament. This might seem strange, but when you call the main number for the Connecticut Open, a WTA tournament ...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  5. espnW -- Venus Williams back at Wimbledon, scene of her greatest ...

    Jane McManus

    Venus Williams won five Wimbledon singles titles between 2000 and 2008. Can the 34-year-old American summon any of her old magic on the green grass this year?

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  6. espnW -- Serena Williams runs away with WTA year-end awards

    Jane McManus

    We can say it enough: What Serena Williams did in 2013 defied all odds -- even by her own standards.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  7. espnW -- Recapping the 2013 women's Grand Slam season

    Jane McManus

    Sloane Stephens' breakthrough, Maria Sharapova's breakdown and Serena Williams' dominance highlighted the 2013 Grand Slam events.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  8. US Open - Novak Djokovic wins point of the tournament

    Jane McManus

    Novak Djokovic lost the match, but he brought the crowd to its feet with an incredible rally.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  9. 2013 US Open -- American wildcard Alison Riske sees US Open run e...

    Jane McManus

    Alison Riske, ranked 81st coming into the Open, should approach the top 60 from these results. That will open the door to enter several tournaments without having to play qualifiers.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  10. US Open - James Blake's dream became reality

    Jane McManus

    James Blake's career won't go down in the history books, but he has a lot to be proud of.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  11. 2013 US Open -- Victoria Duval surprises, upsets Sam Stosur in fi...

    Jane McManus

    Victoria Duval's path to tennis hasn't been an easy one. But after her big upset of Sam Stosur in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday, she is a breath of fresh air in a sport that needs idols.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  12. 2013 Australian Open -- No. 1 seed Victoria Azarenka could see Se...

    Jane McManus

    Victoria Azarenka is ready to defend her 2012 Australian Open title when the tournament gets under way in Melbourne on Monday. The Belarusian is the No. 1-ranked player in the world and top seed. If healthy, she should have a clear path to the semis.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  13. 2012 U.S. Open -- Victoria Azarenka a true test for Serena Willia...

    Jane McManus

    No. 1 Victoria Azarenka was extended to three sets in her previous two matches, including Friday's semifinal. Serena Williams, her final opponent, has lost just 19 games the entire tournament.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  14. espnW -- Tennis pros lean on partners

    Jane McManus

    In pro tennis, having a supportive life partner can be key to achieving success -- and maintaining sanity -- on tour.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  15. 2012 U.S. Open -- No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska labors, loses to Robe...

    Jane McManus

    It was apparent early in the match that this won't be the year Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska endears herself to the American audience. Instead, there will be an all-Italian quarterfinal.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  16. 2012 U.S. Open -- Andy Roddick extends career with thrashing of B...

    Jane McManus

    The stage belonged to Andy Roddick, who played like a younger version of himself and extended his career for at least one more match, much to the delight of the fans packing the stadium.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012