Because we all dubbed her the best player in the world anyway, no one really did any cartwheels when Serena Williams finally did become No. 1.
Although Ana Ivanovic has some spring in her step and Vera Zvonareva is sprouting with confidence, is it the Williams sisters who will stand heads above the rest at the Sony Ericsson Open?
Rafael Nadal is vying for the arduous Indian Wells-Miami double. But Roger Federer, Andy Murray and company all have something to prove. What gives?