If ever there was a match that proved there's no need for on-court coaching, the Sony Ericsson final between Serena Williams and Justine Henin might have been it, writes Bonnie DeSimone.
Teen phenom Michelle Larcher de Brito could follow fellow Bollettieri proteges Monica Seles and Maria Sharapova to the top, but we'll have only a brief glimpse of her -- for now.
Rafael Nadal is alive and well at the Sony Ericsson Open. However, a foot injury was the reason Spain gave that will keep Nadal out of the Davis Cup quarterfinals against the United States.
The last time they met, Serena Williams pummeled Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final. The two meet again, this time in the fourth round at the Sony Ericsson Open.
Sybille Bammer sometimes thinks like a child, and that's OK. Bammer's 5-year-old daughter helps keep things in perspective for the only mom ranked in the top 100 on the WTA Tour.
This will be the final year of Kim Clijsters' tennis career. The Belgian's farewell tour won't be drawn out, and that, Bonnie DeSimone writes, shouldn't necessarily be criticized.