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  1. 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
  2. Confident Caroline Wozniacki Breezes Into US Open Semifinals

    Melissa Isaacson

    Playing a more aggressive style, former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki dropped just one game against Sara Errani, advanced to the US Open semifinals and took another step toward her first career Grand Slam title.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  3. Heat, Pressure, Ekaterina Makarova Do In Eugenie Bouchard

    Jane McManus

    Another day, another upset. The US Open loses the women's No. 7 seed and one of its most visible stars after Eugenie Bouchard is ousted by Ekaterina Makarova.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  4. 2014 US Open: Scenes from Court 15

    Court 15 feels like a world away from the US Open grand stage. We took it all in on Day 2.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. espnW -- Venus Williams wins first-round match at Wimbledon; five...

    Melissa Isaacson

    After battling to a three-set win in the first round at Wimbledon, five-time champion Venus Williams insisted she's not looking for any sympathy.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  9. Mary Joe Fernandez keeps grip on game -espnW

    Marly Rivera

    Mary Joe Fernandez, voted the second-most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, stormed onto the tennis scene as a kid and has stayed put since her retirement in 2000, contributing as a coach and commentator and through her charity work.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  10. espnW -- Tornado Black shows off remarkable game to go with memor...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Tornado Black has a memorable name to go with her remarkable game. And that's just how Gayal Black, the mom of the up-and-coming tennis player, wanted it.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  11. 2013 US Open -- Serena Williams on course for another face off wi...

    Jane McManus

    Good news for tennis fans: Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka seem destined for another battle of the wills, this time in the US Open finals.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  12. 2013 Wimbledon -- Taylor Townsend in a better place, see good in ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ten months ago the USTA encouraged Taylor Townsend to sit out of the U.S. Open because of a perceived lack of fitness. Now she is in the Wimbledon girls' semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  13. 2012 U.S. Open -- USTA handling of top junior Taylor Townsend cau...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Taylor Townsend had been told to stop competing until she got in better shape. The USTA had declined to cover her expenses to play in the U.S. Open, but has since said Taylor and her mother would be reimbursed.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2012
  14. Olympic swimmers help kids play tennis

    Adena Andrews

    Olympic gold medal swimmers Cullen Jones and Dara Torres put their sea legs aside for a day for some land-based activities at the U.S. Open with local kids. The two kicked off support activities for Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The USTA, in ...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  15. 2012 U.S. Open -- Pat Summitt honored with Billie Jean King Legac...

    Kate Fagan

    Since stepping down in April, Pat Summitt has been honored at the White House and the ESPYS. On Tuesday, Billie Jean King herself presented Summitt with the Billie Jean King Legacy Award at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  16. U.S. Open -- Five things we learned from the women's tournament

    Viv Bernstein

    There was drama, tears of joy, angry outbursts, the emergence of new talent and some interesting scheduling during the 2011 U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011