Wednesday Nov 27
The Year in Phrases
So far we've discussed, among other things, the players, matches, points, disappointments, and train wrecks of the year on this web site.
Why Is American Tennis Dying?
Don't be fooled by rosy reports of increased participation among kids. American tennis is declining where it counts - at the college and professional levels, on television and in popular culture.
Down and out in Paris: The man who rescued Serena Williams
Serena Williams poses with her coach Patrick Mouratoglou after reclaiming the year-end world No.
Baltacha retires from tennis
Baltacha broke into the world top 50 in 2010 and has enjoyed victories over a number of top players including Li Na and Francesca Schiavone.
Serena Williams stakes a claim to tennis immortality
Serena Williams just won the WTA Tour Championships, capping off what has been arguably the greatest season of her career.
South China Morning Post
Bruguera aims to mould Chinese stars in HK
Man credited with making Spain a global force in the game is aiming to set up an academy here to develop players capable of making the top 100 Luis Bruguera is convinced a Chinese player, perhaps even one from Hong Kong, can break into the world's top 100.
People's Daily Online
Weekly Sports Photos: Li Na climbed into a career-high ranking;...
Serena William and Li Na hold their trophies after the final of the WTA Championships on Oct. 28, 2013.