What started off as a lackadaisical week in Doha turned out to be filled with nothing but drama. Surprisingly, none of the memorably-dramatic moments of the tournament have mention of Jelena Jankovic. Just sayin’.
10. The women go Hollywood and make their mark in cement.
9. Francesca Schiavone on how people in Italy react to her. Well, Fran as a whole – always memorable.
8. Elena Dementieva comes from a set down to defeat Sam Stosur on Thursday.
7. Actually, all of the matches on Thursday. 3 matches at 3 sets each. Brava, ladies.
6. Vera Zvonareva shows us why she’s ranked number 2.
5. Kim Clijsters gets in a car accident in Doha, then goes on to defeat Sam Stosur in the semifinals 7-6, 6-1.
4. Caroline Wozniacki secures WTA year-end ranking of world number 1.
3. Flavia Pennetta and Gisela Dulko end the year as the WTA’s world number 1-ranked doubles team, won the doubles title in Doha, and remain best friends.
2. Kim Clijsters wins the WTA Tour Year-End Championships, defeating Wozniacki 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.
1. Elena Dementieva retires from tennis.
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