Serena Williams has been so good for so long that it's easy to take her for granted, but that's a disservice to an all-time great who, at 31, keeps working harder and getting better.
Maria Sharapova's determination to overcome both her awkwardness on clay and major shoulder sugery paid off with a career-defining French Open title last year.
From the language in Paris to the clay at Roland Garros, Americans -- with the possible exception of Serena Williams -- are out of their element at the French Open.
At 19, Sloane Stephens is the last teenager standing in Melbourne. In the quarters, she'll meet Serena Williams, who at 19 was a Grand Slam champion and is in no mood to be a mentor just yet, writes Kamakshi Tandon.
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?
From au natural to all made up, makeup is a point of contention when it comes to tennis' major stars. Does it have a place on the court?
There are no style points in tennis. But the sport's individual, theatrical nature encourages players to express themselves on court through fashion.