Carol Caldwell Graebner has died. Caldwell Graebner was a top 10 player during the 1960s, and she helped Billie Jean King establish Fed Cup. Graebner and Nancy Richey comprised the world number 1 doubles team in 1965 and 1966. Graebner, who was 65, died of cancer.
Both Coco Vandeweghe and junior world number 1 Arantxa Rus have withdrawn from the Orange Bowl, which should open up some real opportunities for other competitors.
Steffi Graf has signed a deal with Longine; her husband, Andre Agassi, already has one. Thanks for this to Bob Larson's Tennis News, but it should be noted: Steffi Graf is not a man, though she is identified as one.
Don't miss WTA Backspin's 2008 Yearbook.
TennisX says that Tennis Week is on its way out.
Elena Dementieva defeated Serena Williams, 6-4, 6-4, in the Pam Shriver PNC Tennis Classic, a fundraiser for the Baltimore Community Foundation.