Week #1: Exciting start of 2010 season with Clijsters defeating Henin in Brisbane.

In the last few years there has been a lot of critics to WTA Tour's level and lack of regularity of their leaders, so there is a big expectation this 2010 season as former WTA #1 Justine Henin is coming back to the Tour, as fellow #1 Kim Clijsters did last summer. And the season couldn't have started in a better way, with both players starring in a high-quality final in Brisbane. Clijsters took the title in an exciting third-set tiebreak, but Henin showed that she is ready to compete with the top players again. Serbian Ana Ivanovic reached the semis for the first sime since March-2009 but was defeated by Henin, while German Andrea Petkovic completed the semis.

In Auckland Belgian Yanina Wickmayer completed a dream week for Belgium that had 3 of the 4 finalists. Wickmayer showed that she hasn't lost her focus despite her 1-year ban for not reporting her whereabouts that was subsequently alleged and lifted, and didn't drop a set throughout the week, defeating 1st seed and WTA #12 Flavia Pennetta in the final. Fellow Italian Francesca Schiavone and Israeli Shahar Peer, who suffered the noise from pro-Palestinian protesters in some of her matches, completed the semis.

In Perth Spain captured its 3rd Hopman Cup title in an exciting final against Great Britain that was decided in the mixed doubles match. The Spanish team with ATP Tommy Robredo and WTA Maria Jose Martinez progressed to the final winning their 3 ties with a perfect 9-0 record in the round-robin group. On the other hand Great Britain's team progressed to the final winning their 3 ties thanks to Andy Murray, as 15 years old Laura Robson lost all her singles matches. Nevertheless, in the final Robson upsetted Maria Jose Martinez to give the lead to the British, but Robredo put Spain back in contention upsetting Murray and the Spanish secured the title in the mixed doubles match.

Brisbane (AUS), International, $220,000
Final: Kim Clijsters (BEL) def Justine Henin (BEL) 6/3 4/6 7/6

Auckland (NZL), International, $220,000
Final: Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) def Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 6/3 6/2

Hyundai Hopman Cup, Perth (AUS)
Final: Spain def Great Britain 2-1

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