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.
Despite a No. 1 ranking, Victoria Azarenka will have a tough time winning the Madrid Open. Heck, she might not survive her quarter of the draw.
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.
The heroics of Novak Djokovic left us with many indelible memories. But there were some miserable Melbourne moments we can't soon forget.
Petra Kvitova is a lovely girl. But that'll mean nothing when she faces Maria Sharapova.
Novak Djokovic experienced a letdown in his last match. Is that a sign of things to come?
Seems like Ana Ivanovic has been on the mend forever. But, perhaps, this time she is ready to rediscover her Slam-winning ways.
The explanation behind racket-rampage fits of fury is quite simple: It just feels pretty darn good.
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.
Ryan Harrison shouldn't feel too bad about his loss to Andy Murray. Samantha Stosur, though, leaves Melbourne on a pretty sad note.
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.
There's little more we can say about Novak Djokovic's ascendance. But let's not forget the other players who made significant strides in 2012.
Nothing went according to script in Canada -- except for Mr. Reliable, Novak Djokovic. But there's no time to revel in another title.