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  1. 2012 French Open -- Maria Sharapova cherishing her No. 1 ranking

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova knows life without tennis. And she has no intention on revisiting that gloomy place again.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  2. 2012 French Open -- Sharapova sensational in win for the record b...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova joins elite company by becoming only the tenth woman in the Open era to win a career Grand Slam.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  3. 2012 French Open -- Five things to know about women's final

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Does Sara Errani have a chance against Maria Sharapova, one of the sport's titans? Five things to know about the French Open final.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  4. Mary Joe Fernandez, Jay Berger to coach U.S. tennis teams for Lon...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Mary Joe Fernandez and Jay Berger will be announced on Tuesday, by the U.S. Tennis Association, as the head coaches of the U.S. London Olympic team, a source within the USTA said.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  5. 2012 French Open -- Varvara Lepchenko falls but likely gains Olym...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Varvara Lepchenko, the last American woman standing, is ousted on a chilly day in Paris but likely attains her Olympic dream.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  6. 2012 French Open -- Unlikely American trio in French Open third r...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Going into the third round, a trio of young American women remains standing at Roland Garros. But they may not be who you would expect.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  7. 2012 French Open -- Venus Williams fades away quietly

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Fatigued by her illness, Venus Williams offered little resistance in quick second-round loss at the French Open, one of five American women to fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  8. Men behaving badly

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    PARIS -- It's probably too soon to make a solid decision, but the evidence is mounting that the women are behaving much better than the men at the French Open. There is a list of fines, updated daily and tacked to a wall in the media operations hu...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  9. 'La Divine' Suzanne Lenglen

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    PARIS -- There are a lot of statues scattered around the grounds of Roland Garros, celebrating the greats of French tennis. My favorite, by a long mile, is the super cool statue of Suzanne Lenglen, the first woman in the world to turn pro in tenni...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  10. 2012 French Open -- U.S. women perfect in Paris

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    With talented youngsters leading the way, all 10 American women who've played have made it to the second round at the French Open.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  11. 2012 French Open -- Five things to watch from the women's draw

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Will Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova meet in the French Open final? It's just one of the things we're watching from the women's draw.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  12. 2012 London Olympics -- Friends combine forces in search of saili...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Anna Tunnicliffe, Debbie Capozzi and Molly Vandermoer had an interesting idea: Wouldn't it be amazing to try to win gold at the 2012 Olympics by sailing as a team? The American sailors, friends since college, are one step away.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  13. Rutgers Scarlet Knight coach C. Vivian Stringer talks Title IX

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Forty years and 863 wins ago, C. Vivian Stringer started her career with a whistle and a dream. Recently, the Rutgers coach sat down with espnW to discuss the opportunities that Title IX has created and the challenges that still remain.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  14. Kim Barnes Arico takes on Michigan, Big Ten

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Kim Barnes Arico was named as the women's basketball coach at the University of Michigan. She succeeds Kevin Borseth, who left Michigan after five years to return to his former head-coaching gig at Wisconsin-Green Bay.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  15. C. Vivian Stringer struggles with reality of Pat Summitt's retire...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    C. Vivian Stringer and Pat Summitt have been first-hand witnesses to the growth of women's college hoops. With Summit stepping down, Stringer is dealing with the reality she won't face her friend on the sidelines again.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  16. Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie reveals life lessons in 'Choice No...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Joanne P. McCallie recently wrote her first book, "Choice Not Chance", as a way of shedding light on her personal and professional life.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012