Serena Williams is the heavy favorite to win the year-enders in Istanbul. But it wouldn't be nice if we didn't assess the other players' chances, too.
One of them had to go. Sloane Stephens took care of fellow American Jamie Hampton.
Sara Errani did something she's never done before, while David Ferrer has a big-time opportunity.
Maria Sharapova has always had a special place in her heart for the Sony Open. Now if she could just win the thing.
Maria Sharapova could have walked away. But instead she now owns a rare slice of tennis history.
Overlooked and undersized? Perhaps, but it didn't stop Sara Errani from reaching the French Open final.