LONDON - Andy Murray may not have enjoyed a successful season by his high standards but after booking his spot at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday, the two-time grand slam winner ensured 2014 is far from a "bad year".
PARIS - Roger Federer kept up his hopes of finishing the year as world number one when he downed Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 7-6(5) 6-7(5) 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.
PARIS - Milos Raonic was a relieved man after spending over eight minutes searching for a suitable toilet before battling back to beat American Jack Sock in the Paris Masters second round on Wednesday.
PARIS - World number one Novak Djokovic began his Paris Masters title defense with a routine 6-3 6-4 win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the second round on Tuesday.
PARIS - Novak Djokovic may be asking Roger Federer for one or two tips in the coming weeks about how to combine parenthood with playing on the ATP Tour.
BASEL - Roger Federer has his sights set on ending the year as the world's top-ranked player after the 33-year-old claimed his fifth title of the year in his home town on Sunday.
LONDON - Rafa Nadal's announcement on Friday that he will miss the ATP World Tour Finals because of appendicitis ended a difficult year for the Spaniard during which he has endured injury, illness and worrying defeats.
BASEL Switzerland - Croatian wunderkind Borna Coric offered emphatic proof of his potential when he crushed Rafa Nadal in the Swiss Indoor tournament on Friday before local hero Roger Federer cruised into the last four.
LONDON - Organizers of the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month will be keeping a keen eye on Andy Murray's results and Rafa Nadal's health over the next couple of weeks.