Ana Ivanovic says that she overtrained last year, and overtraining caused her to become injured. She is now working with Damian Prasad on her fitness in preparation for the Australian Open; her fitness work with Mark McGrath ended after two weeks. She is also back with former coach Sven Groenefeld.
Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison has purchased the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, and has also purchased the complex where the tournament is held.
Justine Henin says she expects to be a better player this year than she was before.
Vera Zvonareva is in Florida working with Scott Byrnes following her rehab from surgery.
James LaRosa calls Dinara Safina the most compelling tennis character of 2009. I think I agree.
I don't usually find the "funny" items on blogs and websites very funny at all, but--partly because I so dislike the "Looking For a Hero" slogan and campaign--I cannot stop laughing over the Marion Bartoli Fan Site's take on it. If you're a Marion fan, then you know this is also the perfect tribute.