MELBOURNE – After some off-season excitement and an early exit in Auckland, Serena Williams gets to work in Melbourne Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO – There were a lot of guys who didn’t want to be here.
PARIS – Only Montreal’s Aleksandra Wozniak was further down the entry list than Shelby Rogers when the French Open began.
A sister, a Czech, and a Madagascarian.
Some fabulous people (including Open Court’s Dad).
From Russia, to Italy, to Germany, to Croatia.
Keys now of age.
A solid birthday day today, from France, Spain, Poland and the U.S.
A Belgian, and a Colombian celebrate.
Two players born on exactly the same date, but with radically different lives.
An accomplished Frenchman, and a Grand Slam-winning doubles player celebrate.