Surly or sweet? An intimidating world-beater or an insecure self-loather? At this point, after walking the tightrope atop the women's game for more than a decade, the only surprise is when Serena Williams doesn't surprise.
Saturday's loss to Alize Cornet marks the worst three-Slam sequence of Serena Williams' career after fourth-round, second-round and third-round exits in the Australian Open, French Open and now Wimbledon.
There have been some years in which Serena Williams was a walking question mark coming into the Australian Open. This isn't one of them. Bonnie D. Ford talks to the experts on what to expect from the star in 2013.