No one will deny that Kim Clijsters was the player to beat -- that is until the injury bug hit. And now that the grueling clay season is here, she better heal up nicely.
Yes, there's reason for optimism for the American men this year, but that doesn't necessarily translate into wins.
Ah, top-notch tennis is finally back, but the question is: Which of the many ailing players will be able to survive the grind of Indian Wells?
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that Roger Federer is pretty good. But there are a few things we did learn.