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John Isner Scores Huge Win in Indian Wells

John Isner beats Novak Djokovic

American John Isner scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, by upsetting World No 1 and defending Indian Wells Champion Novak Djokovic in three gruelling sets, 7-6 3-6 7-6 to reach his first ever ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Final and Top 10 of ATP rankings.

Big John becomes the first American to defeat a world No. 1 since James Blake ousted Roger Federer in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka among Last Week Winners

Victoria Azarenka Doha 2012 winner

Five tournaments, which ended last week, gave all the tennis fans across the world much a reason to cheer and be happy for their favorite players. Last week saw two successful title defenses, one sensational first-time champ, and of course, 71st title won by the majestic Roger Federer.

But let’s start from the beginning.

Meet Roger Federer’s Adorable Daughters

Roger Federer Australian Open 2012 Semi-finals

When Swiss tennis super-star Roger Federer battled against his frenemy Rafael Nadal on Thursday night at the Australian Open, the crowd was clearly cheering for him, as well as his wife, Mirka and his coach Paul Annacone.

Yet, there was two other spectators watching the match with a visible interest, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, adorable 2-year-old twin daughters of Roger Federer came to support their daddy.

Australian Open 2012: Who’ll Take Men’s Title

Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open 2011

As Australian Open is about to start in Melbourne, the tennis world faces some questions to answer, like will Novak Djokovic complete a Grand Slam; will Rafael Nadal find some weapons to win it against Nole; will Roger Federer find motivation to win a Major again, and the toughest one – will Andy Murray finally win a Grand Slam tournament? With all these question on mind, we are looking at the men’s draw and making some humble predictions.

ATP World Tour Awards 2011: And the Winners Are

2011 ATP World Tour Awards

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal clinched their 2011 ATP World Tour Awards, presented by Moët & Chandon. The outstanding ATP Players received their trophies, created by Tipperary Crystal, at the special on-court ceremonies, held between the matches of ATP World Tour Finals at О2 Arena in London.

Novak Djokovic was honoured as the highest-ranked player in the South African Airways 2011 ATP Rankings for the first time, following his almost flawless season, during which he won three Grand Slam titles and 5 Masters Titles.

Roger Federer received two trophies, winning Fans’ Favourite Award taking it for a ninth consecutive year, and the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award being honoured for a seventh time in eight years.

Rafael Nadal was honoured to receive the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award. His charity, Rafa Nadal Foundation, is helping socially disadvantaged youngsters.