Mission Impossible V: Predicting the Top 10 Americans at the end of 2017

January 13, 2017 7

The fifth annual installment of this impossible game is back, and now it may be even more difficult than ever from start to finish. John Isner no longer has a stranglehold on the top of the American rankings. He finished 2016 at No. 1 among his countrymen, but not before being briefly surpassed by Steve Johnson. […]

World Tour Finals player profile: No. 1 Novak Djokovic

November 14, 2015 1

Novak Djokovic is the three-time defending champion of the World Tour Finals. Based on his dominance from just about start to finish in 2015, a year that included three major titles, he is a considerable favorite to make it five in a row in London. […]

World Tour Finals player profile: No. 2 Andy Murray

November 13, 2015 0

Andy Murray is in fine current form, essentially has home-court advantage in London, and finds himself in the easier of the two groups. Almost everything sets up well for Murray to excel at the World Tour Finals–except for the fact that he is devoting his focus to Davis Cup. […]

World Tour Finals player profile: No. 3 Roger Federer

November 12, 2015 2

Roger Federer is set to make a whopping 14th consecutive appearance at the year-end championship. A seventh title would make up for a missed opportunity last year, when Federer was on top of his game but had to withdraw from the final due to injury. […]

World Tour Finals player profile: No. 5 Rafael Nadal

November 11, 2015 11

After a one-year hiatus–because of injury, not because he failed to qualify–Rafael Nadal is back at the World Tour Finals. Although he has endured one of his most disappointing seasons, Nadal picked up momentum this fall and had no trouble finishing in the top eight. […]

World Tour Finals player profile: No. 6 Tomas Berdych

November 11, 2015 2

Mr. Consistent is back at the World Tour Finals in the 5-8 range, at sixth to be exact. Berdych has momentum from a pair of 250-point titles this fall, but he cannot be feeling good about his disappointing year-end championship history. […]

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