Slobodan Zivojinovic, the first Serb to become a global tennis star, says nothing could have been better for the game than Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori competing for the US Open title since the modern game has been deprived of "action" due to the top four's domination.
Australian Open champion Li Na has defended her decision to skip the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (ITPL) tournament, citing a packed schedule as the reason behind her opting out of the Indian Premier League ( IPL)-style event.
Li Na is destined for more grand slams and a place in the Hall of Fame after the Australian Open win cemented her position as the most influential female player of the last decade, said former great Chris Evert.
Six of the top 10 women`s players will compete in the Brisbane International beginning Sunday but arguably all eyes will be on the men`s draw as Swiss superstar Roger Federer makes his debut in the tournament.
Although new Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray has been flooded with sponsor requests for endorsing new products since his historic victory, the Scot has said that he is focused on winning more Grand Slams and not money.