Melanie Oudin may have lost her first round Australian Open qualifying match against Laura Robson, but she saved nine match points, which is worth mentioning.
Li Na is once again exhorting her countrywomen and -men to stop coaching her from the stands. "Maybe they think I'm stupid so they coach me," she said. Li has complained more than once about Chinese fans shouting at her from the stands.
I've mentioned Ingrid Neel before. Here is an update on the 13-year-old's training.
Time for the drinking game.
Vera Zvonareva has changed from K-Swiss to Fila.