Nathalie Tauziat will soon be asked to vacate her position on the French Tennis Federation's management committee. Tauziat, a former WTA star who was ranked as high as number 3 in the world, recently testified on behalf of former coach Regis de Camaret, who has been convicted of raping two young female players. Several more women have said that de Camaret raped or sexually assaulted them when they were young.
The Russian version of Glamour has picked Maria Sharapova as its International Star of 2012.
Sugarpova will be launched worldwide early next year.
The Czech Republic is the first nation to win Hopman Cup, Fed Cup and Davis Cup in the same year.
women's tennis blog looks back at Venus Williams' 2012 (and before) EleVen line of tennis clothing.