WTA INDIAN WELLS: Now the event has reached the second round stage, it's really begun. Here's my draw breakdown and predictions.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN JOURNAL: Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev produced a dramatic battle exploding with quality, and other stories.
From Angelique Kerber having no excuses to the first round bursting with big clashes, here are my pre-Australian Open observations!
Maria Sharapova is allowed to play the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix before the end of her doping ban. Says a lot about tennis.
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.
Once, early success marked you out for tennis stardom. Now, Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber are suggesting this formula is outdated.