The women’s round of 16 has a threadbare appearance.
Three big upsets in the first week tells a tale of the unpredictability visited on the WTA tour—absent the Williams sisters.
Fans are so used to seeing Serena Williams perched atop the rankings that they failed to note the depth in the lower rungs.
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The questions were:
Are Rafael Nadal‘s injuries behind him?
What about Roger?
Who are the other challengers on the men’s side?
Is this the year of the Woz?
Is the women’s ranking system legitimate?
The answers to four of the questions are still up in the air.
Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open victory has given doubters more than a hint as to who’s not hanging to the coat-tails of the big guns—Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Using the article as inspiration, I arrived at five burning questions for Indian tennis: