If anything, the Sony Open has showed us the fighter in Serena Williams.
Serena made progress and Maria had her moments. But the 2011 WTA season will go down as one of the more deliciously weird ones we've seen in quite a while.
Year of the retro, eh? Serena Williams and Kim Clijsters were supposed to dominate 2011, but it didn't exactly work out that way.
Sabine Lisicki serves as big as Novak Djokovic. And that's why she socked the reigning French Open champion.
The French Open has a capacity to produce brand-new champs. But unlike many others, Li Na just might stick around at the top for a while.
Francesca Schiavone and Li Na aren't exactly kids anymore. But their youthful enthusiasm is a joy to watch.
Perhaps we should refer to the Key Biscayne event as the "Williams Open." With the breadth and depth of success the Williams sisters have had, it's not unreasonable.