The Grandstand presents its 2013 Matches of the Year, continuing with the start of the Top 10. Just sneaking into the elite field is one of the biggest upsets of the season: Grigor Dimitrov’s second-round takedown of Novak Djokovic at the Mutua Madrid Open.
The USTA has announced its entire field for the upcoming Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs. Rhyne Williams is back to defend his title and–more importantly–earn a spot in the main draw of 2014′s first Grand Slam.
Xavier Malisse has to be on the short list when discussing talented players who did not fulfill their potential during their careers on the ATP World Tour. That’s not to say, however, that Malisse was a failure. Known affectionately as “the X-Man,” he won a Grand Slam doubles title (2004 French Open), reached a slam semifinal in singles (2002 Wimbledon), and finished years in the top 60 of the world on eight different occasions.