World number 1 Dinara Safina has qualified for the Sony Ericsson Championships in Doha.
Charles Bricker lays into the ESPN commentators for being too lazy to pronounce Marion Bartoli's name correctly--imagine how delighted I was to see this--and goes on to write humorously, but affectionately, about Bartoli.
Bricker again--this time, glad to have some real stats on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour site, but not so happy about having to search for them.
Dinara Safina is the number 1 seed at the upcoming Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati. Kim Clijsters has a wild card into the tournament.
James LaRosa asks whether women on the tour can make friends with their peers. The answer--duh--appears to be "yes."
Not surprisingly, Li Na has withdrawn from both the Cincinnati and Toronto tournaments.