Maybe the folks who make the tennis schedule need to rethink the length of the season. Once again, a big player succumbs to injury and has to pull out of a tournament. In this case, Victoria Azarenka was forced to withdraw from the 2013 Brisbane International with an injury to her right toe. This follows Maria Sharapova’s withdrawal with a collarbone injury. Because of Vika’s withdrawal, Serena Williams advances to the Brisbane final.