Bammer's banner year came in 2007. She shocked Serena Williams in the quarters at Hobart. The next month in February she won the Pattaya Open. It was the 1st tour level singles title by a mother since Laura Gildemeister won a tour title in 1989. Her daughter Tina often was in the stands while mom played tennis. Bammer's other solid results in the year included a 4th round result at the US Open.Bammer considers the peaks of her career her two WTA titles (Pattaya and Prague), her 2007 Indian Wells semifinal, her 2008 US Open quarterfinal and her 2-0 head-to-head record against Serena Williams. The highest ranking Bammer reached was No.19 in 2007.
Best on clay in singles, the petite Errani slowly moved from minor ITF events in her youth to the main tour. She received also no support at all from the Italian Tennis Federation, something she attributed to her small ("normal" in Errani's words) height and build. 2008 was her first year inside the top 50-with two lower level WTA titles at Palermo and Portoroz."We always say that it's because we are friends outside the court," Errani said when asked about the secret behind their success. "We are like a big team, spending a lot of time all together with our families and our coaches. We are really a big team. -Errani on her success with doubles partner Roberta Vinci
“He [Hewitt]told me I couldn’t tell anyone or he would be in big trouble,’’ said Conner, 50, a teacher at Reading Memorial High School. “He called it statutory rape and said he could go to prison.’