Roger Federer was at the top of his game in London last week, sweeping past opponents as if his age were not an issue. A back injury over the weekend changed everything, casting serious doubts over his chances of winning the Davis Cup, or even playing against France in the final.
Novak Djokovic bolstered his hopes of holding on to his world number status until the end of the season with a 6-2 6-3 defeat of big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic to retain the Paris Masters title on Sunday.
Teen tennis star 'Coco' Xu Shi Lin made Chinese tennis history on Tuesday when she officially moved atop the International Tennis Federation (ITF) world junior tennis rankings for girls' ages 18-and-under, the first Chinese player to have an ITF top junior world ranking.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will try to defend his title as well as the world No. 1 position against Roger Federer and other world-class tennis players at the BNP Paribas Masters starting Monday amid the joy of becoming a father.