|Who||Why They're Up|
Roger FedererSlump? What slump? The Fed caps still another laurelled and hearty year by winning the Masters Cup for the fourth straight year. And we hear the Nike extension is coming soon.
David FerrerSpaniard puts the finishing touches on a breakthrough season, reaching the Shanghai final.
Daniel Nestor and Mark KnowlesIn their final event together, divorcing Bahamians (which, note to self, sounds like a promising reality show) wins the big prize in the Shanghai doubles draw. Anyone else thinking that celebratory dinner must have been a smidge awkward?
Venus WilliamsLaunches $20-and-under clothing line. And she's signing up to play doubles alongside her sister in the Australian Open.
Tennis ChannelWill be broadcasting the Federer-Sampras exhibition matches from Asia. Check your local listings.
Paul (Best Little) HaarhuisBeats Anders Jarryd to win Blackrock Champions event in Frankfurt.
|Who||All tied up?|
Brad GilbertOut as Andy Murray's coach but rest assured he won't be unemployed for long.
Nikolay DavydenkoFalters in Shanghai and is likely to get little run during Davis. On the other hand, his ATP fine was quietly rescinded.
|Who||Why They're Down|
Novak DjokovicTo say that his Masters Cup performance was underwhelming would be putting a Nadal-esque level of spin on things. Let?s hope this was a testament to fatigue and not the start of a sophomore slump.