of Slovakia will be aiming to make a run at the WTA events at the end of the year and perhaps beat some of the best players in the world.
At her best Hanthuchova can beat anyone in the world and in 2008 she reached the Semi Finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne where she lost in 3 sets to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia. Ivanovic then lost in straight sets in the final to the Russian former world number 1 Maria Sharapova.
Serena Williams of the USA is now the world number 1 and this year she won her 5th Australian Open title when she beat the former world number 1 Justin Henin of Belgium in the final in 3 tight sets.
Serena also won a 4th Wimbledon titles this summer beating the up and coming Russian Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the final in straight sets.