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  1. WTA-ranked tennis players Li Na and Peng Shuai launch new policy ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Shaun Assael writes that Li Na and Peng Shuai have launched a tennis craze in China. But by challenging the communist sports machine, they've also forced the next generation to choose sides.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  2. espnW -- Influential women and moments in sports history

    In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the most influential women and moments in sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  3. 2013 Australian Open -- Serena Williams advances despite rolling ...

    Serena Williams overcame a right ankle injury to win her first match at the Australian Open, routing Edina Gallovits-Hall 6-0, 6-0 on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  4. Serena Williams opens season with rout at Brisbane International

    Serena Williams joked that since the calendar still read 2012, she needed to maintain this year's dominant form.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2012
  5. espnW Headliners -- Why Sloane Stephens is NEXT in women's tennis...

    Shaun Assael

    Sloane Stephens is enjoying being the new it girl of American women's tennis and has gone on a charm offensive over the past year to become the WTA's official ambassador of fun.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  6. Hsieh Su-wei turns back Laura Robson to win Guangzhou Open title

    Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan scored beat Laura Robson of Britain 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 Saturday to win the Guangzhou Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka earn No....

    Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka are seeded No. 1 for the Olympic singles tournaments at Wimbeldon.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  8. Varvara Lepchenko handles Nicole Gibbs in opener at Carlsbad

    U.S. Olympian Varvara Lepchenko cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 win over NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs in a first-round match at the Mercury Insurance Open on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  9. Serena Williams tops Coco Vandeweghe for Stanford title

    Serena Williams has spent most of her career matching -- and often breaking -- older sister Venus' records. After tying Venus for the most WTA Tour titles among active players, there's little left for her to equal.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2012
  10. Olympics 2012 -- Sania Mirza blasts Indian tennis officials over ...

    India's top female tennis player, Sania Mirza, blasted the national federation for using her to resolve a dispute over team selection for the Olympics

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  11. Tennis - Olympics are the new Wimbledon - ESPN The Magazine

    Lindsay Berra

    In ESPN The Magazine, Lindsay Berra writes that the Olympics are becoming the new must-win event for tennis stars like Serena Williams and Alex Bogomolov Jr.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  12. Brazil returning to WTA after 11-year absence

    The Brazilian tennis federation says it will host a WTA event in 2013 after an 11-year absence.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  13. WTA Tour counting on Asia-Pacific region for international growth...

    The WTA Tour is counting on the Asia-Pacific region to boost its international growth, along with China's ability to produce more elite players.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  14. Justine Henin can't stay away from the competition

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Months after absolutely, positively closing the door on her career, Justine Henin is back. Now, can we please stop using the "R" word?

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  15. Top tennis players Federer, Ivanovic to play at Olympics

    Roger Federer and 16 of the other top 20 men and Ana Ivanovic and 17 other top 20 women have entered the tennis tournament at next month's Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2008
  16. New USTA president has plenty on her plate

    Bonnie DeSimone

    From schedule talks with the WTA to the state of American women's tennis, Jane Brown Grimes already has several challenges as the new USTA president.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2007