The big names are gone, but the variety in the Australian Open women's semifinals creates plenty of intrigue, writes Kamakshi Tandon.
From Caroline and Rory to Roger and his racket to Djokovic, Sharapova and their new coaches. Yes, 2014 is rife with change.
The name of the game is the serve. It comes as no surprise that the best players in the game execute this shot better than anyone else.
So much for new faces. This year's WTA championships looks a lot like last year's.
With the season quickly winding down, Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber are among those fighting to make the year-end championships.
The coming weeks will show us whether we have a new order in women's tennis.
The rise of players with Polish roots is nothing new. We're just finally paying attention.
Although there's no one ready to replace Serena Williams, a new generation of American women is making waves.
Anyone outside the big four and Serena Williams is considered an outsider for the title, but there are others worth looking out for on the lawns of SW19.
It's no longer about image is everything. In today's ATP Tour, you have to have a personality to go with it, Kamakshi Tandon writes.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams have the two most distinguished resumes in the game today, but the similarities stop there.
Maria Sharapova's determination to overcome both her awkwardness on clay and major shoulder sugery paid off with a career-defining French Open title last year.
Between the upsets, epics and no-shows, as much as the Australian Open played out the way it was supposed to, it was anything but ordinary.
Between footwork, footwear and the court surface, the number of pratfalls at the Australian Open raised a few questions.
If anything, Victoria Azarenka and Li Na have character. And that character would look a lot better with a winner's trophy in tow.
Serena Williams was such an overwhelming favorite coming into the Australian Open that not much thought had been given to the chances of the other candidates. The question now: Now what?