Svetlana Kuznetsova is recovering from illness and will be out for the remainder of the season.
Jill Craybas defeated Jelena Dokic 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the $100k ITF tournament in Tokyo. Dokic, who double-faulted 13 times, was the second seed.
The tour site continues its history of the original nine activists and organizers with a feature on Judy Dalton.
Three men have been arrested for hurling a barrage of racial insults at Anne Keothavong outside a hotel in Barnstaple, England. The men were also charged with a shoplifting offense.
The Australian Open is increasing its prize money.
Heather Watson won her first round at the Commonwealth Games. She defeated Tara Lambert 6-0, 6-0. Watson is seeded 5th at the Games.