Serena Williams has officially assumed the world No. 1 ranking again. But her rightful ascendance in the rankings might very well be blunted by further sanctions stemming from Williams' U.S. Open outburst.
Nikolay Davydenko, Russia's top singles player, will be playing doubles in the Davis Cup final. Or will he? Thursday's Davis Cup draw was just the beginning of what promises to be an unpredictable and exciting end to the season.
History has shown that being on the U.S Davis Cup team doesn't equate to being great teammates. But the foursome Patrick McEnroe has assembled for the last two years couldn't be a tighter bunch -- on and off the court.
When it comes to Hawk-eye instant replay, Patrick McEnroe likes it from a fan and television perspective. However, the United States' captain is "totally against" the format that the ITF implements for instant replay when it comes to Davis Cup.
Call it a life-altering experience. Fifteen years ago, Andy Roddick attended the Davis Cup final and decided tennis was in his blood. Now, Roddick is a step closer to leading the U.S. team to its first title since 1995.