With 33 Major finals on her tally, Serena Williams stands second on the all-time list behind her compatriot Chris Evert, who has one more. Giving birth to a child in the closing stages of 2017, Serena returned to the court in the following season and fought in two Major finals at Wimbledon and the US Open.
The main draw draw was held at the Tokyo Olympics and all eyes are on what Novak Djokovic does. The current world number one starts as the top favorite to climb to the top of the podium, just the pending account that he has in his career, the only one.
Phil de Picciotto has plenty of stories, which is perhaps to be expected. Here is a man who, as founder and president of Octagon, has come to be known as one of the shrewdest contract negotiators in sports business, famously overseeing the careers of athletes like Steffi Graf, Moses Malone and Anna Kournikova.