Sloane Stephens, Jaime Hapton and Madison Keys are using their big serves to narrow the gap between them and the Williams sisters in American women's tennis, Kamakshi Tandon writes.
For Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova, meeting in the Australian Open's third round is a sign of the challenges the two have faced the past few years, but that they are meeting at all is a sign of their perseverance.
The No. 1 ranking in women's tennis has become devalued as players have come and gone at the top spot. Can Serena restore order?
You never quite know who's coming or going on the WTA tour these days. But we're here to help.
Maria Sharapova won the French Open, and that's her least favorite surface. So a Wimbledon win is a no-brainer, right?
Venus? Lepchenko? Stephens? Yep, the American women's battle for the Olympics is reaching its climax.
Where there's a will, there's a way. And so far, Venus Williams is doing the best she can, given the circumstances.
There are no style points in tennis. But the sport's individual, theatrical nature encourages players to express themselves on court through fashion.
Venus Williams is the focus of fashion photos again -- and that's not necessarily a good thing.
Don't tell the Williams sisters to ease into their respective comebacks. They're ready to win, and there's nothing to suggest they won't.
Maybe it's the heat or it could be the jetlag, but odd occurences abounded at this year's Australian Open -- including a trend that should give Novak Djokovic hope for future Grand Slam titles.
After last year's racy looks, she's promising even "more skin" this year. Will her Australian Open outfit hit the mark, or join the ranks of these past wardrobe malfunctions?
Is the new-year optimism a bit premature? For these 10 WTA stars, Melbourne presents an opportunity to set the tone for the rest of the season.
Hey, tennis junkies, how closely did you follow Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Justine Henin and all the names in the game in 2010? Take our holiday quiz and find out just how smart you are.
For some players, the serve-and-volley game spills from the court into the media room. ESPN.com salutes the tours' top talkers, zingers and passing shots of 2010.