The eight Istanbl competitors (and one alternate) glam it up for the press.
Richard Pagliaro thinks Victoria Azarenka has what it takes to stay in the number 1 spot, and he makes suggestions for her, too.
I missed this truly wonderful post by Hudson Taylor on the relationship between sexism and homophobia (the two issues are, in my opinion, inseparable), but was directed to it by After Atalanta.
Vera Zvonareva's former coach, Sergey Demekhine, is now coaching Margarita Gasparyan.
Caroline Wozniacki says that all of her off-court promotional work contributed to her decline in the rankings. (link courtesy of On the Baseline).
Wozniacki, by the way, will enter the top 10 again if she wins the Tournament of Champions.