WTA Diary: The Draw's Out
Published March 04, 2014 12:11
Every week there's a lot happening on the WTA - on the court, off the court, by the numbers, even a few tweets... catch up on it all in this week's WTA Diary.
The Draw's Out
Serena Williams' absence from Indian Wells means that Li Na will line up as top seed for the first time at a Premier Mandatory event. And the draw has not been kind, placing her Australian Open final victim, Dominika Cibulkova, Petra Kvitova, Sabine Lisicki, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Ekaterina Makarova and last weekend's Florianopolis champ Klara Zakopalova in her quarter.
Fancy yourself as a bit of a tennis tipster? Well, now's your chance to prove it by entering the WTA Draw Challenge.
Serena may not be playing in Indian Wells but that won't stop her leapfrogging Monica Seles into fifth place on the all-time list for weeks spent at No.1.
Not only was yesterday World Tennis Day but it also saw the announcement of this year's inductees into the International Tennis Hall Of Fame.
Tweets Of The Week
Dogs, donuts and a helicopter selfie are all in this week's Tweets Of The Week.
Take a look at the new National Stadium in Singapore, which will host this year's WTA Championships.
Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams put their rivalry to one side over the weekend to join forces with Gaël Monfils and Redfoo for a slightly rough around the edges rendition of Party Rock Anthem.