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  1. espnW -- ESPN The Magazine examines highest-paid female athletes ...

    Kristi Dosh

    In a survey of the highest-paid athletes by country conducted by ESPN The Magazine, the WTA is the place for female athletes to earn the highest salary. The LPGA, meanwhile, is looking to tennis to up the ante in nontraditional markets.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  2. Rory McIlroy rises above Caroline Wozniacki's fitness challenge

    Caroline Wozniacki says her boyfriend, top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy, has improved his fitness level so much that he likes working out even more than she does.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  3. 2012 U.S. Open -- Is debate about sets played or good tennis?

    Jane McManus

    Debate about whether women deserve equal pay at Grand Slam tournaments continues. But is it really about how many sets they play or good tennis?

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  4. Let's stop dissing the tennis calendar

    Ed McGrogan

    Apologies to the ATP World Tour Finals and WTA Championships, but tennis does not have a true year-end playoff. If it did, those two events would be when the stakes are at their highest, the spotlight at its brightest, and the television ratings at t...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  5. Wimbledon -- All in the Williams family

    Sandra Harwitt

    Venus and Serena are finally healthy enough to take to the court again, and as usual, Mom, Dad and sis are right there with them.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  6. Rafael Nadal extends clay reign vs. Roger Federer in Madrid Open ...

    Rafael Nadal cried for countryman Seve Ballesteros, then went out and extended his dominance on clay to beat rival Roger Federer in front of the Spanish fans.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2011
  7. WNBA, LPGA, WTA and other women's pro sports show particular vuln...

    Mark Kreidler

    Ten years ago, Brandi Chastain's singular moment of celebration seemed to signal a turning point for women's sports. So why are they struggling now?

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2009
  8. Bonnie D. Ford: Q&A with Chris Evert

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Does Roger Federer need to hit the gym? And why is the WTA desperate for Maria Sharapova to return? Bonnie D. Ford sits down with Chris Evert to answer these queries.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  9. Dinara and Marat: Heads above other brother-sister acts

    Sandra Harwitt

    Dinara Safina and Marat Safin made history by becoming the first brother-sister combination to reach No. 1. But they aren't the only dynamic duo to traverse the tennis scene.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 28, 2009
  10. Tours must be creative with cost management during economic insta...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    While tennis may have some insulation from the current financial crisis because of a diverse portfolio extending over multiple continents, the tours are fully cognizant that appearance fees, title sponsors and attendance all may feel the effects of the market chaos.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2008
  11. Safina leading the Russian charge on the WTA Tour

    Sandra Harwitt

    In the topsy-turvy world of women's tennis, the emergence of Dinara Safina has been welcomed with open arms. But she's just one piece of a stalwart Russian regime which has quietly dominated the tour all season long.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 23, 2008
  12. Unforced errors help Panova defeat No. 8 seed

    Russia's Tatiana Panova upset eighth-seeded Kveta Peschke 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the first round of the $170,000 Cincinnati Women's Open on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2005
  13. What they are saying

    What they are saying

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2003
  14. Is the ranking system appropriate?

    Howard Fendrich

    Maybe it's time for the WTA Tour to consider a new ranking system, one that rewards pure excellence over pure consistency.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2003
  15. It's The New Page 2 Index

    Or is it a subhead?

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