Madison Keys has been awarded a wild card into the Australian Open main draw. 16-year-old Keys won the USTA's Australian Open wild card playoff tournament. Keys beat Gail Brodsky in straight sets in the final on Sunday.
Venus Williams has withdrawn from the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. Williams is continuing to recover from the effects of Sjogren's Syndrome. The ASB Classic begins on January 7.
Trainer Scott Byrnes has left Ana Ivanovic's support team--again. This time around, Byrnes was Ivanovic's trainer for only five months.
Kim Clijsters has won Belgium's Sportswoman of the Year award for the eighth time. The award was presented to her by Justine Henin (photos available, if you dare).
All for now--I've gone caroling with friends.