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  1. 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
  2. 2013 US Open -- Victoria Azarenka good enough to reach final

    Jane McManus

    It's not always pretty for Victoria Azarenka, but this much we know: She has the mettle to win the title.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  3. 2013 US Open -- Women's tennis elite now older and wiser

    Jane McManus

    It used to be teen queens like Martina Hingis winning Grand Slams. Not anymore. Three of the four US Open women's semifinalists are over the age of 30 due in large part to more comprehensive fitness and nutritional plans

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  4. 2013 US Open -- Flavia Pennetta breaks through

    Jane McManus

    In an all-Italian matchup, unseeded Flavia Pennetta defeated former roommate and good friend Roberta Vinci at the US Open to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  5. 2013 US Open -- Sluggish Victoria Azarenka into quarterfinals

    Jane McManus

    Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka claimed the final spot in the quarterfinals with a three-set win over Ana Ivanovic, but Azarenka again wasn't up to her usual standards.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 2013 US Open -- Despite loss to Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens ...

    Jane McManus

    When asked what Sloane Stephens needs to work on to reach the next level, Serena Williams responded that Stephens already is there.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2013
  8. 2013 US Open -- No. 2 Victoria Azarenka drops a set, but wins aga...

    Jane McManus

    No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka was somewhat rattled after dropping the first set to No. 26 Alize Cornet, but thrived under the pressure to take the match.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  9. 2013 US Open -- Top-ranked Serena Williams, No. 15 Sloane Stephen...

    Jane McManus

    Sunday's fourth-round match will be the first meeting between the two Americans since Sloane Stephens upset her "mentor," Serena Williams, at the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  10. 2013 US Open -- Handicapping the field of young American women st...

    Jane McManus

    There are many talented 23-and-under American women emerging this year. Some are rising fast through the ranks while others might already be fading. We handicap the field.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  11. 2013 US Open -- Unlucky draw for top-seeded American women

    Jane McManus

    Top-seeded Americans Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens and Jamie Hampton all advanced to the third round of the US Open. Unfortunately, only one has the possibility to advance to the quarterfinals due to the draw.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  12. 2013 US Open -- No. 4 seed Sara Errani lays psyche bare

    Jane McManus

    Sara Errani was frank in admitting that she couldn't handle the pressure of being the US Open's No. 4 seed during a second-round loss to Flavia Pennetta.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  13. 2013 US Open -- Venus Williams proves her mettle in marathon matc...

    Jane McManus

    Despite losing in the second-round of the US Open to China's Zheng Jie, Venus Williams proved to herself and the world that she's still a fighter after forcing a third-set tiebreaker in the more than three hour marathon match.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  14. 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
  15. 2013 US Open -- Doubles gives Martina Hingis more opportunity

    Jane McManus

    In some ways, Martina Hingis is very much the player she was in the late 1990s. She's hell-bent on proving that.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  16. Stephens breathes easier

    Jane McManus

    NEW YORK -- Sloane Stephens found out there are worse things than having the top seed and defending champion in your little pocket of the draw. And that's letting an unseeded player push you out of the US Open on opening day. It turns out Serena W...

    Blog | August 26, 2013