Tony Nadal believes rise of newcomers will soon see end of 'big four' dominance
Tony Nadal believes rise of newcomers will soon see end of 'big four' dominance

Tony Nadal, uncle and coach of world number three Rafael Nadal, believes that dominance of big four has diminished in the wake of fierce competition from the newcomers.

New crop threatens ''Big Four'' hegemony, says Novak Djokovic
New crop threatens ''Big Four'' hegemony, says Novak Djokovic

With a crop of talented young players such as Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic knocking on the door of the exclusive men`s grand slam club, the "Big Four" hegemony over the game`s top tournaments may be coming to a close, said Novak Djokovic.

Marin Cilic claims 'strong chance' of another new winner in Grand Slams next year
Marin Cilic claims 'strong chance' of another new winner in Grand Slams next year

U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic has predicted another new Grand Slam winner for next year claiming that there is a strong chance of another new winner next year as men's tennis opens up and the 'Big Four' era winds down.

ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer crushes Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori reaches semis
ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer crushes Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori reaches semis

Hidden behind the artistic beauty of Roger Federer`s tennis lurks the primal instinct of a cold-hearted killer and on Thursday Andy Murray was the unwitting victim as he was hammered 6-0 6-1 in his own backyard.

Kei Nishikori beats stand-in David Ferrer, now must wait
Kei Nishikori beats stand-in David Ferrer, now must wait

 Japan`s Kei Nishikori surged to a three-set victory over alternate David Ferrer at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday and must now wait anxiously to see if he has done enough to reach the semi-finals.

Milos Raonic withdraws from ATP Tour finals, replaced by David Ferrer
Milos Raonic withdraws from ATP Tour finals, replaced by David Ferrer

 Canada`s Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the ATP Tour Finals in London due to injury and been replaced by Spain`s David Ferrer. 

Andy Murray happy to still be in contention for ATP World Tour Finals
Andy Murray happy to still be in contention for ATP World Tour Finals

Andy Murray could beat Roger Federer on Thursday and crash out of the ATP World Tour Finals or lose and go through to the semi-finals -- such is the conundrum he faces.

ATP Tour Finals: Andy Murray keeps semi bid alive, Roger Federer strolls
ATP Tour Finals: Andy Murray keeps semi bid alive, Roger Federer strolls

Andy Murray kept alive his bid to reach the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals with a crucial 6-3, 7-5 victory in his shoot-out with Milos Raonic on Tuesday.

Evergreen Federer still defying Old Father Time

Blessed with tennis genius, a multi-lingual father of two sets of twins, Roger Federer has plenty going for him, but on top of that he appears to be defying the ageing process.

Clinical Roger Federer close to semi-final spot of ATP Tour Finals
Clinical Roger Federer close to semi-final spot of ATP Tour Finals

Roger Federer is on the verge of qualifying for the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals after cruising to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Japan`s Kei Nishikori at London`s O2 Arena.

Roger Federer will be ready for Davis Cup battle, says Stan Wawrinka
Roger Federer will be ready for Davis Cup battle, says Stan Wawrinka

Stanislas Wawrinka has no doubt fellow Swiss Roger Federer will be ready for the Davis Cup final next week even if the 33-year-old goes all the way at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Federer in the groove, Nishikori downs Murray at  ATP World Tour Finals
Federer in the groove, Nishikori downs Murray at ATP World Tour Finals

Roger Federer opened his challenge for a seventh ATP Tour Finals crown in dominant fashion with a 6-1, 7-6 (7/0) victory over Canada`s Milos Raonic on Sunday.

Milos Raonic feeling like he belongs with the big guns
Milos Raonic feeling like he belongs with the big guns

If proof were needed that Milos Raonic deserves his place in the ATP World Tour Finals one only needs to rewind to last week in Paris when the Canadian finally got the better of Roger Federer.

Old guard primed for new generation in ATP finale
Old guard primed for new generation in ATP finale

A season that produced the biggest shake-up in men`s tennis for more than a decade draws to a close next week with three ATP World Tour Finals debutants striving to sign off breakthrough years with a large exclamation mark.

Andy Murray becomes ambassador for  World Wildlife Fund
Andy Murray becomes ambassador for World Wildlife Fund

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was announced as a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic on top of the world after Paris win, fatherhood
Novak Djokovic on top of the world after Paris win, fatherhood

It`s been quite a year for Novak Djokovic, who is driving towards another year-ending number one spot, recently becoming a proud father and winning his third Paris Masters crown for his 600th ATP victory. 

Novak Djokovic close to finishing year as number one with Paris title
Novak Djokovic close to finishing year as number one with Paris title

 Novak Djokovic boosted his chances of finishing the season as world number one when he became the first player to retain his Paris Masters title with a 6-2 6-3 win over big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the final on Sunday.

Time for tennis, says new dad Novak Djokovic
Time for tennis, says new dad Novak Djokovic

There is kiddie-time and then there is tennis-time and Novak Djokovic believes the two don`t mix.

Novak Djokovic stays on course to retain Paris Masters title, plays Milos Raonic in final
Novak Djokovic stays on course to retain Paris Masters title, plays Milos Raonic in final

World number one Novak Djokovic took a further step towards becoming the first player to retain his Paris Masters title when he saw off Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final with Milos Raonic.

Milos Raonic beats Tomas Berdych to enter Paris Masters final
Milos Raonic beats Tomas Berdych to enter Paris Masters final

Milos Raonic reached the final of the Paris Masters on Saturday with a bruising 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 win over Tomas Berdych.