WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands play dress up and SAP analytics seeks to take tennis out of the data dark ages.
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- It's confirmed: Doubles No.1 Sania Mirza is set to receive the Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honor.

- From Diamond Games to "Davai" Games: The WTA event in Antwerp will move to St. Petersburg, Russia in 2016. The event will take place at the Sibur Arena the week of February 8th. The event remains a Premier-level tournament and will be run by IMG.

- Can SAP's new analytics take tennis out of the data dark ages? From The New York Times:

 Using data and graphics gleaned from the electronic line-calling system Hawk-Eye, coaches can target a range of situational and positional information, including where an opponent is standing to return serve or a tactical tendency when facing break point.

"I can only think it's going to help the level of tennis out there," said Lindsay Davenport, a former No.1 player who now coaches the rising American Madison Keys.

- Athletes Gone Good: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova make DoSomething.org's Top 10 list of most charitable athletes.

 - Garbiñe Muguruza is taking the scenic route to Cincinnati.

- Is that a bunny?