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November 8th, 2014

2014 ATP Finals Profile: Novak Djokovic

#458294002 / gettyimages.comNOVAK DJOKOVIC
Age: 27

Current ATP Rank: 1

2014 Highlights: 6 titles – Wimbledon, Paris, Beijing, Rome, Miami, Indian Wells; French Open finalist

ATP Finals History: 8th appearance (all consecutive), 3-time champion in 2008, 2013-2914

Notable Stat: Is on a 10 match winning streak at the ATP Finals (titles the last two years)

Finals Outlook: My …

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:54 am in ATP Finals | 27 Comments »

November 7th, 2014

Here They Are, The ATP’s Final 8 In Selfies

Just a few days before the kick off the ATP Finals on Sunday, the Elite 8 were on site slicked up for some promotional photos.

Here’s a sample:

Selfie RT @tomasberdych: Championfie @rogerfederer @keinishikori @cilic_marin @andy_murray @stanwawrinka @milosraonic pic.twitter.com/yMocrCAu9J

— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) November 7, 2014

Magnificent 8 :) – @DjokerNole @rogerfederer @keinishikori @milosraonic @tomasberdych @stanwawrinka @andy_murray pic.twitter.com/N9i6d3GrDr

— Marin …

Posted by Staff @ 7:04 pm in ATP Finals | 6 Comments »

November 7th, 2014

2014 ATP Finals Profile: Roger Federer

#458118696 / gettyimages.comROGER FEDERER
Age: 33

Current ATP Rank: 2

2014 Highlights: 5 titles – Basel, Shanghai, Cincinnati, Halle, Dubai; Finalist at Wimbledon, Indian Wells, Monte Carlo and Canada

ATP Finals History: 13th appearance, 6-time champion, 2-time finalist (8 finals in 12 tries)

Notable Stat: Has qualified and played 13 straight years, making it out of …

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:17 pm in ATP Finals | 48 Comments »

November 6th, 2014

2014 ATP Finals Profile: Stan Wawrinka

#458101018 / gettyimages.comSTAN WAWRINKA
Age: 29

Current ATP Rank: 4

2014 Highlights: 3 titles – Australian Open, Monte Carlo Chennai; Wimbledon, US Open QFs

ATP Finals History: 2nd appearance, SFs last year

Notable Stat: Hasn’t beaten a Top 15 player since win over Federer in the Monte Carlo final!

Finals Outlook: Kevin Anderson, Tatsuma Ito, Mikhail Kukushkin and Gilles Simon. Apart …

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:02 pm in ATP Finals | 22 Comments »

November 6th, 2014

Roger Federer Named 2014 ATP Fan Favorite; Murray, Bryans, Coric Also Win Awards

Bob and Mike Bryan, Roger Federer and Andy Murray have been honoured in the 2014 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Mo√ęt & Chandon. While the ATP World Tour No. 1 Presented by Emirates Award is still to be decided between Federer and Novak Djokovic, all the other award winners have been announced today with ceremonies planned to take place during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals from 9 November.

Federer has been selected by his peers as winner of the …

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 am in ATP | 146 Comments »

November 6th, 2014

2014 ATP Finals Profile: Kei Nishikori

#457731436 / gettyimages.comKEI NISHIKORI
Age: 24

Current ATP Rank: 5

2014 Highlights: 4 titles – Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Barcelona, Memphis; US Open and Madrid Finals; Paris, Miami SFS

ATP Finals History: None

Notable Stat: Since the start of the US Open, has won 18 of his last 21 matches; he’s also the first Asian-born man to make the ATP …

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:08 am in ATP Finals | 10 Comments »

November 5th, 2014

2014 ATP Finals Profile: Andy Murray

#458193778 / gettyimages.comANDY MURRAY
Age: 27

Current ATP Rank: 6

2014 Highlights: 3 titles – Valencia, Vienna, Shenzhen; SFs at French, QFs at Australia, Wimbledon and US Open

ATP Finals History: 6th appearance, 3-time SF but has never made the finals; missed last 2013 but made SF in 2012 losing to Federer

Notable Stat: Tore up the Fall going 20-3 …

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:40 pm in ATP Finals | 63 Comments »

November 5th, 2014

Nobody Has Been Better At The ATP Finals Than Roger Federer! [Video]

The ATP has released this special video chronicling Roger Federer’s success at the London Finals. Federer has won the event six times beating six different players in the finals. And this season marks his 13th straight appearance at the prestigious round-robin event.

Even more remarkable is the fact that Federer has only failed to make it out of the round-robin stage just once in 12 tries, that in 2008.

ATP FINALS STAT PACK:

Most ATP Finals Titles
6 Roger …

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:09 pm in ATP Finals, Videos | 70 Comments »

November 5th, 2014

Rafael Nadal Leaves The Hospital After Appendectomy [Video]

Following surgery Monday to remove his appendix, Rafael Nadal was discharged from a Barcelona hospital as scheduled on Wednesday. The Spaniard who’s reportedly in good health, will continue to rest and recover in Mallorca for 3-4 more weeks with the goal of returning to the tennis courts at the end of the month.

“Everything went well. It was simple, ordinary surgery,” said Nadal who gave no official timetable for a return to practice….

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:00 pm in Videos | 10 Comments »

November 5th, 2014

Grigor Dimitrov Looks Back At His Best Shots [Video]

In a video the released last week, the ATP got talented Grigor Dimitrov to look back at some of his favorite shots of his season. And Showtime’s had several from which to choose.

Dimitrov barely missed earning a berth into London and a spot in the Top 10, but odds are promising he’ll be in there in the future.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:53 pm in Best Shots, Videos | No Comments »


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ATP - Nov 24 WTA - Nov 24
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Ana Ivanovic
6 Andy Murray6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Tomas Berdych7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Milos Raonic8 Caroline Wozniacki
9 Marin Cilic9 Angelique Kerber
10 David Ferrer10 Dominika Cibulkova
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