Only fatigue and injury can cease Rafael Nadal's domination on clay. But in today's daunting schedule, finding time to refresh is more important than ever.
While Andy Roddick and James Blake must ratchet up their games to pass the U.S. crucible, the Williams sisters have an opportunity to shine.
She's won 80 percent of her matches, but 2007 has been a down year for Maria Sharapova. This year might be a wash, but don't discount her in 2008.
Geographic sprawl, injuries and personal desires make it repeatedly unlikely that the top women will gather in the same place. The Pacific Life Open is a perfect example, Joel Drucker writes.