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  1. Playing All the Angles, Peng Shuai Keeps Her US Open Dream Alive

    Jane McManus

    Everything seems to be clicking at the US Open for a healthy Peng Shuai. After dismissing 17-year-old Belinda Bencic in the quarterfinals, the two-time Grand Slam doubles champion is within striking distance of her first singles title of any kind.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Focused Caroline Wozniacki Back In The Running At US Open

    Jane McManus

    Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the US Open quarterfinals after her good defense beat good offense from Maria Sharapova.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  4. Too Much, Too Soon (And Too Late) For Venus Williams

    Jane McManus

    She showed flashes of her old brilliance, but the 34-year-old Venus Williams, who has been busy with doubles, dug a hole and couldn't quite escape in a third-round loss to Sara Errani at the US Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  5. Ana Ivanovic Plans To 'Reassess' After Another Disappointing Slam...

    Jane McManus

    After losing to Karolina Pliskova on Thursday in the US Open's second round and failing to bring her A-game to the majors this year, Ana Ivanovic may have to go to a Plan B next season.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  6. Agnieszka Radwanska Hits Another Roadblock In New York

    Jane McManus

    It's another early exit at the US Open for fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, who was upset in the second round by Peng Shuai.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  7. Next American star in women's tennis? Take your pick

    Jane McManus

    There are a number of candidates who will be competing long after Venus and Serena Williams hang up their tennis shoes, as evidenced by the number of American women making it past the US Open first round.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  8. With gritted teeth, Victoria Azarenka advances to second round

    Jane McManus

    Nothing has been easy this year for two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka. Her first-round match at the US Open was no different.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  9. Roddick, Blake return to New Haven

    Jane McManus

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Andy Roddick and James Blake are back on the court this week for an exhibition match in the middle of a women's tournament. This might seem strange, but when you call the main number for the Connecticut Open, a WTA tournament ...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  10. espnW -- Caroline Wozniacki free to revive tennis career after br...

    Jane McManus

    There's a positive for Caroline Wozniacki amid the heartache of her breakup with Rory McIlroy: Now the former world No. 1 can reclaim her narrative and concentrate on salvaging her own career.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  11. espnW -- Serena Williams runs away with WTA year-end awards

    Jane McManus

    We can say it enough: What Serena Williams did in 2013 defied all odds -- even by her own standards.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  12. espnW -- Serena Williams on top of her game, and our Impact 10 li...

    Jane McManus

    From her record earnings to her two Grand Slam titles, Serena Williams continued to dominate her sport at a time in her career when most athletes would be entering their swan songs.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  13. espnW -- Serena Williams' comeback story of WTA season

    Jane McManus

    The Williams sisters seemed down and out, but 2012 proved to be a career year for Serena Williams. Her comeback was the biggest story of the year, but not the only one.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  14. espnW -- Tennis pros lean on partners

    Jane McManus

    In pro tennis, having a supportive life partner can be key to achieving success -- and maintaining sanity -- on tour.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  15. Talk of ATP World Tour boycotting Australian Open suprises Bethan...

    Jane McManus

    Bethanie Mattek-Sands was surprised by reports that ATP World Tour are weighing a decision to boycott the Australian Open in January over prize money in the early rounds.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  16. 2012 U.S. Open -- Do attractive athletes have more incentive to e...

    Jane McManus

    A recent study suggests that attractive athletes have more incentive to excel at their sport than others because of the endorsements that await them. Does that theory apply to Maria Sharapova and others on the WTA Tour?

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012