Andrea Petkovic has hired Heinz Gunhardt on a part-time basis. Petar Popovic will continue to be her regular coach.
According to Matt Cronin, Caroline Wozniacki plans to hire Martina Navratilova as a consultant.
Hannah Wilks writes about Heather Watson.
Marion Bartoli has accepted a wild card into the Barcelona tournament, and is the top seed.
Victoria Azarenka, who has been dealing with a shoulder injury since before Fed Cup, reports that she hopes to be back on the court in Madrid.