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Who's got the funk...
1.
Novak DJOKOVIC
So you're No. 1 Andy? Well take that.
2.
Karolina PLISKOVA
Brisbane title shows the US Open finalist only getting better, probably adding more tats after that win.
3.
Grigor DIMITROV
Went from "Baby Fed" to "Maybe Fed" to "No, not going to be anything like Fed" over the last couple years, but breaks out for 1st title in 2-1/2 years.
4.
Australian Open
Players getting pumped, but tournament having trouble with junior champ match-fixing and Tennis Australia fixing TV rights deals behind closed doors. Oy!
5.
DAVIS, BAUTISTA Agut, SINIAKOVA
The little scampering American wins her first career title at Auckland while the Spaniard wins his 5th at Chennai, and Siniakova wins Shenzhen.
...Who's in the trunk
5.
Andy MURRAY
0-1 in finals in 2017.
4.
Serena WILLIAMS
Takes in easy during the off-season, and looks like crap during her 1st tournament of the year.
3.
Madison KEYS
Wrist issue keeps the Top 10er off tour in January.
2.
Angie KERBER, Simona HALEP
Lose early in 2017 debuts.
1.
Rafael NADAL
Also loses early. Low rank will see him facing earlier tests this year. Will the body and mind hold up? Coin toss.

LATEST TENNIS NEWS

January 16, 2017
Wawrinka, Nishikori, Cilic Escape with Wins on Day 1 at Australian Open

World No. 1 Andy Murray cruised, but three Top 10 seeds found themselves down a set in difficult encounters on Day 1 at the Australian Open.

No. 4 Stanislas Wawrinka came from a set down to defeat Slovak Martin Klizan in five 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, while No. 5 Kei Nishikori needed five sets to beat Russia's hard-hitting Andrey Kuznetsov 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-2, and No. 7 Marin Cilic came from two sets down to disappoint Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 4-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3.

Nishikori was not enthused about staying out for five sets in his opener to start his Melbourne campaign.

"I think I let him come back fourth set," said Japan's No. 1, [...]

NOVAK DJOKOVIC

  • Wawrinka, Nishikori, Cilic Escape with Wins on Day 1 at Australian Open
    Murray kept the Ukraine's Illya Marchenko at arm's length with a 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2 win. The Brit has not been a fan of the weather in Melbourne to start the week.
    January 16, 2017
    Novak Djokovic: It's a Huge Challenge To Face Verdasco, I Hope I Won't Have To Defend Match Points Again
    Novak Djokovic meets the media at the Australian Open.
    January 13, 2017
    Australian Open Men's Draw Preview: Djokovic Opens With Verdasco, Federer Lands With Murray
    Sean Randall previews the Australian Open draw.
    January 12, 2017
  • ROGER FEDERER

  • Wawrinka, Nishikori, Cilic Escape with Wins on Day 1 at Australian Open
    Murray kept the Ukraine's Illya Marchenko at arm's length with a 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2 win. The Brit has not been a fan of the weather in Melbourne to start the week.
    January 16, 2017
    Roger Federer: It's A Great Draw Because I'm In The Draw, But Playing A 5 Set Match, That's The Unknown
    Roger Federer is super happy to be back playing tennis.
    January 14, 2017
  • RAFAEL NADAL

  • Rafael Nadal: I Am A Person Who Doesn't Like Big Changes, But Carlos Moya On My Team Is Nothing New
    Rafael Nadal says he was playing with pain for much of the last half of 2016. Now, he's ok!
    January 14, 2017
    Australian Open Men's Draw Preview: Djokovic Opens With Verdasco, Federer Lands With Murray
    Sean Randall previews the Australian Open draw.
    January 12, 2017
    Rafael Nadal Says You Cannot Predict Anything Off The First Few Weeks Of The Season
    Rafael Nadal admits, if you look at history these early events don't meet jack for him in Melbourne.
    January 6, 2017
  • SERENA WILLIAMS

  • Halep Halted, Women's Upsets Abound on Day 1 at Australian Open
    "I think she played a very high standard," Halep said after the loss. "I had pain at my knee. For me, in the second set, it was difficult to move anymore, but she deserved to win. She was aggressive, and she hit very strong, the balls."
    January 16, 2017
    Serena Williams: 2016 Wasn't A Great Season
    Serena Williams resumes her chase of Steffi's 23 Grand Slam titles.
    January 15, 2017
    Australian Open Women's Preview: Serena, Kerber Not Sharp
    Now we're talking...Serena starts against a player who beat her last year on hardcourt, Belinda Bencic...(9) Konta is playing well, but starts against Flipkens, who has sliced- and diced-up many a seeded player....Petkovic starts against wild card Kayla Day, then will meet (16) Strycova...Serena vs. Konta to see who exits this quarter?
    January 13, 2017