The Pliskova effect: Karolina Pliskova has gotten into the habit of hitting a whole lot of aces in almost every match, but, for some reason, that hasn't happened as much in Kuala Lumpur (well, except for the 9 aces she hit in her quarterfinal). But her sister, Kristyna, seems to have gotten the hang of it, hitting 27 aces in two rounds. Impressive.
"Speedy" is the latest Sugarpova flavor. The "sweet ride" is a gummy replica of the Porsche 911.
Here are Sara Errani's game day foods.
Here are some photos of the Malaysian Open player party. Kimiko shows them how to do it off-court, too.
There was a recent Vika sighting in Sydney.
Laura Robson, still out with a wrist injury, has announced that she will miss both the French Open and Wimbledon. Robson is having wrist surgery at the Mayo Clinic.