The top seeds shone in Asia this week, but others also left their mark for better and for worse.
The long tennis season has taken its toll on Victoria Azarenka after she consolidated her 2012 breakthrough.
Opportunity knocks in the last few weeks of the season for women on the verge of qualifying for the WTA Championships in Istanbul.
The Serbian No. 3 WTA player looks to turn a subpar year into a title-winnning one.
One year wiser, New Haven No. 2 seed Angelique Kerber reflects on her breakthrough 2011 and 2012 seasons.
Reigning women’s Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced her sudden and tear-filled retirement from tennis on Wednesday night in Cincinnati.
Lucie Safarova is a top 20 player and star member of the 2012 winning Fed Cup team, and now dreams of winning a major.
During the early rounds of a tournament, deciding which tennis match to watch can be like choosing a meal at your favorite restaurant. The tendency is to watch the same players compete just as you would choose your favorite food.
Outside the December holidays, something memorable happens each month in a sport of constant drama. We recall the most notable events of last season, one month at a time.
By most accounts, world No. 2 Maria Sharapova experienced great hard court results in the States, advancing to the finals of both Premier tour events, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. But failing to deliver a champi- onship trophy in either stop left the Russian frustrated.