Amelie Mauresmo has rallied to beat Alize Cornet 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the Kremlin Cup.
Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli made a shock retirement announcement on Wednesday, shortly after losing in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters to Romania's Simona Halep.
Greg Baum The key is to ascertain which player would be less surprising as a first-time winner.
Simon Briggs, Paris The victory at Roland Garros provided a perfectly formed conclusion to the latest chapter of Serena Williams' story.
Linda Pearce How does Stosur avoid another grim ending to what is looming as a depressingly familiar script?
Linda Pearce Australia's US Open winner is yet to bring her best game to Melbourne.
Linda Pearce, London Serena Williams' win was not just the culmination of all that has happened, but perhaps the start of something else.
It was a case of fifth time lucky for Belarusian Victoria Azarenka in the Brisbane International women's final on Saturday night.
Paul Carter Jelena Dokic says the Achilles injury that has forced her out of the Hobart international should not stop her competing at the Australian open.
Victoria Azarenka has another chance to bag her first career title on Australian soil after defeating Italy's Sara Errani at the Brisbane International.
Australian drawcard Jelena Dokic has withdrawn from the Hobart International tennis tournament with an Achilles injury.
Paul Carter Jelena Dokic arrived in Hobart saying her return to Australia's Fed Cup squad after eight years marks her improving relationship with tennis authorities.
Top seed Ana Ivanovic has been eliminated from the Brisbane International by Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo in straight sets.
Fernando Verdasco - better known as tennis glamour girl Ana Ivanovic's boyfriend - has dug deep to win through to the Brisbane International semi-finals.
Laine Clark The trademark fist punch finally returned for top seed Ana Ivanovic after Italy's Roberta Vinci threatened to deliver a stunning second round knockout.
Jim Morton An exhausted Amelie Mauresmo had to ask how many match points she failed to convert after finally completing her version of 'The Great Escape' in Brisbane.
Jelena Dokic will continue her preparations for this year's Australian Open in Hobart after being granted a wildcard into qualifying.
Crystal Ja Australia's top ranked woman Sam Stosur has produced an impressive straight sets victory on her first day of the Brisbane International.
Jim Morton Australian wildcards Bernard Tomic and Jelena Dokic face tough battles to start the summer in style after receiving unlucky draws at the Brisbane International.
Former No.1 Amelie Mauresmo will join the world's top four women in a star-studded line-up at the Medibank International in January.