Serena Williams played a third of the tournaments that Angelique Kerber contested in 2016, and will rise back up in 2017.
Part 2 of 4: I reflect upon the 2016 WTA clay-court season, and the shambolic disaster it often was.
Part 1 of 4: I reflect upon the opening hard-court swing of 2016, and identify three women who defined the WTA season this year.
Two years. Two WTA Finals champions with a 3-2 win/loss record. Surely the time has come to consider an alternative to the Round Robin format?
WARNING: The following content is flooded with sarcasm and dry humour - but the facts remain 100 percent accurate.
It's not the fear of changing that tennis should beware of. Rather, it's the fear that forces change that it must avoid.
Once, early success marked you out for tennis stardom. Now, Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber are suggesting this formula is outdated.