Clearly, Victoria Azarenka rules the 2012 tennis season, but watch out for a couple of returning starlets.
Maria Sharapova has plenty of firepower, but the lack of diversity in her game came back to haunt her.
Petra Kvitova is a lovely girl. But that'll mean nothing when she faces Maria Sharapova.
Never underestimate the will of a champ. Just see Kim Clijsters if you need proof. Last year's Aussie champ fended off four match points to upend Li Na.
The 2012 season has barely kicked off, yet we've had a season's worth of drama on the WTA Tour. Who will get her act together?
They've fought all season long. Now, the WTA's best take their final act to the year-end championships.
Nothing went according to script in Canada -- except for Mr. Reliable, Novak Djokovic. But there's no time to revel in another title.
Welcome back to action, Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki. But beware: Your Canada challenges are anything but seamless.
Can't deny the comparisons to Martina Navratilova. That's how impressive Petra Kvitova's game is.
Sure, Francesca Schiavone backed her way into the French Open semifinals, but at least she's there.
Novak Djokovic is the head of the class, of course. But not everyone passed the first-week clay crucible.
It's always nice to ease into a Slam draw. That's good news for favorites Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters.
Venus Williams, Andy Roddick and all the Americans crashed out early in Oz. But for a handful of others, it was Down Under delight.
A post-Aussie letdown for Novak Djokovic and Kim Clijsters? Don't bet your bottom dollar.
Kim Clijsters was the overwhelming favorite heading into Australia. She did not disappoint.
Only eight players remain alive to hoist the trophy in Melbourne. So who has the best shot at taking home the hardware?