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Breath-taking battles between the leading ATP players are now drawing the attention of tennis experts and fans across the world. Yet, in several years (or hopefully, a decade) the brilliant champions, like Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Del Potro will retire, and I believe we need to take a look at those young guns, who will take over the top of the rankings some day.
In the final of Australian Open 2012 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal opened a chapter in the breathtaking history of their encounters. The latest chapter proved to be the longest and most dramatic than the previous ones, and only after almost 6 hours of exhausting and tough fight, the reigning champion managed to defend his title, although his opponent was so close from stealing his crown this time.
5 hours 53 minutes of an epic match, a fight to remember. Two best players of the game currently, once again met in the final stage of a Grand Slam tournament, to find out who is the best of the best among them.
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.
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.
Since I am writing an article about Roger Federer and his Paris Masters and Basel wins, I checked many sources, and read several great posts on this subject, written by various tennis bloggers, so I decided to make a separate post, sharing the best posts of the famous tennis authors reflecting Roger Federer Paris Win and what does it mean for him, his rivals, ATP tous and tennis fans out there.
So, here is my review: