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.
This one didn't come easily for Serena Williams, but she's sprinting full stride into tennis history.
Serena Williams took steps toward building her reign, while rain derailed Roger Federer for a day.
So much went right for the newly minted Wimbledon champs, but not everyone left the grounds in a happy mood.
Marion Bartoli dreamed about winning a Grand Slam for a long time. Her dream came true.
Marion Bartoli is no cookie-cutter player. She proved that in a dominant semifinal performance.
It was already one of the most grisly days in Grand Slam history -- and then Roger Federer lost.
How can Serena Williams, at her age, be playing the best tennis of her career?
At age 35, Tommy Haas' run into the French Open quarterfinals has been the feel-good story at Roland Garros, just don't tell that to Mikhail Youzny, Greg Garber writes.
Even when she wins, it's pretty obvious clay isn't Victoria Azarenka's thing.
It's a narrative no one saw coming: Watch out for the fierce American uprising on the red clay.
Fresh off her Sony Open title, Serena Williams earned a little time on the beach. But that's not the kind of dirt she'll have to contend with in the next couple of months.
If anything, the Sony Open has showed us the fighter in Serena Williams.
Rafael Nadal lost to Juan Martin del Potro at MSG, but he showed his knee is ready to tackle hard courts -- at least for now.
Petra Kvitova is all about the power game and in the past few weeks, she has looked as sharp as she did when she won Wimbledon in 2011, Greg Garber writes.
Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams. It's the best rivalry in women's tennis -- and it comes with plenty of drama.