Four players are left in the WTA year-ender -- make that the top four players in the land.
It wasn't as dramatic as the U.S. Open final last month as Serena Williams played an effective match to defeat Victoria Azarenka at the year-end WTA Championships, Ravi Ubha writes.
Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams had to work hard to win on Wednesday at the WTA year-end championship in Istanbul, Ravi Ubha writes.
Serena Williams is the female player of the season. But that doesn't mean it'll be a walkover for the world No. 3 at the year-end championships in Istanbul, Ravi Ubha writes.
Now that the 2012 Grand Slam season is over, we can look back and realize that Serena Williams was tennis' most dominant figure, Ravi Ubha writes.
Serena Williams breezed through the latter stages of Madrid, but does she have enough stamina to duplicate that performance in Rome?
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.
Understandably, it's hard to look beyond the favorites in Australia. But there are a few Slam-less hopefuls who could (we reiterate, could) win that maiden major.
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.
Perhaps it's a tad emasculating to get fired -- by your wife. But for Li Na's husband, he now has 1.2 million euros in the family bank account to get over it.
They love her; they hate her. Nonetheless, the ambivalent Parisians will get another taste of Maria Sharapova in the semifinals.
Victoria Azarenka's secret to success is not complicated. She's happy on -- and off -- the court. That's trouble for her opponents at the Rome Masters.
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.