The more stars, the more exposure a tournament garners. But why was Novak Djokovic practicing on nearby courts instead of playing in Los Angeles last week? It's a million-dollar question.
The bad news is the recent American prodigies have melted under the spotlight. But there is some good news: lower expectations.
Serena Williams says she has no patience. And if that means rediscovering her imposing game, consider this a warning to her opponents.
An encouraging Wimbledon run has left Maria Sharapova eager for more. And whatever the next great rivalry in women's tennis is, the multitasking star wants to be part of it.