Rebounding ace: Australia's Samantha Stosur has had a run of recent good form.
Sam Stosur arrived at last year's Newcombe Medal function wearing a floor-length gown that could not quite hide the flat shoes necessitated by recent, secret ankle surgery.
Quality field for Hobart International
Samantha Stosur won't have an easy ride at January's Hobart International with a strong field for the event revealed this morning.
Bouchard named top Canadian female tennis player
Montreal's Eugenie Bouchard has been named Tennis Canada's female player of the year after an impressive debut professional season.
Eugenie Bouchard cites top competition for 2013 success
Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard, 19, is ranked No. 32 in the world, tops among teenagers and Canadians.
Tennis - Halep named the WTA's most improved player
Romania's Simona Halep has been named the WTA's most improved player after a breakout season left her on the brink of cracking the Top 10. Halep beat former US Open champion Samantha Stosur in the final of the Tournament of Champions in Sofia earlier this month to capture her sixth title of the year.
Canada's Eugenie Bouchard named top newcomer in women's tennis
Montreal's Bouchard earned $415,742 US in prize money in 2013 by going 39-24 in singles play and 6-8 in doubles.
Laura Robson picks Nick Saviano as her coach
Laura Robson appears to have settled on veteran American coach Nick Saviano as the man to guide her through the next and probably most crucial phase of her career.
Nick Kyrgios steps up to tackle the senior ranks
Potential: Nick Kyrgios has been described by Wally Masur as ''one of the most exciting young prospects in Australian tennis''.
Venus to rise in Hobart
THE Hobart International will celebrate its 21st anniversary in grand style with global superstar Venus Williams to appear at the tournament for the first time.