There were a few familiar faces in the winners circle this weekend as the ATP and WTA tours got underway this week.
Rafa Nadal lifted his 61st title in Doha defeated Gael Monfils, Serena faced a familiar foe in Vika Azarenka in Brisbane. Lleyton topped Roger Federer in a topsy turvy mens final. In Chennai, India, Stanislas Wawrinka won his 5th career title in defeating Roger Vasselin and in China the all China final was won by Li Na. Finally Ana Ivanovic beat veteran Venus Williams in Auckland. Busy week in the tennis world!
The action resumes this week in Auckland with Ferrer top seed, in Sydney, Radwanska and Kvitova headline the WTA event with Delpo the big name. Stosur is the big name in Hobart in the WTA event in Tasmania. The Aussie Open draws will be available later on in the week, so check out our expect predictions ahead of the first slam of the year!