of France will be aiming to make a great run on the WTA Tour in 2011 and perhaps reach her 1st Grand Slam final.
The Frenchwoman appeared to be in superb form earlier this year as she reached the 3rd round of the French Open in Paris only to lose an epic 3 set match to the Russian Nadia Petrova.
This year Serena Williams of the USA has been the form player in the Grand Slams the American won her 5th Australian Open title in Melbourne at the start of the year when she beat the former world number 1 Justine Henin of Belgium in 3 sets.
The American went on to win a 4th Wimbledon title this summer when she beat the Russian Vera Zvonareva in the final in straight sets.
A freak injury however forced Serena to withdraw from the US Open where she has won on 3 previous occasions.