World Tour Finals exit gives Scot more time to prepare for Davis Cup final – but security fears are growing
Rafael Nadal’s competitive season will end some time in the next 48 hours but he will not be digging out his fishing rods or heading for the beach or the golf course. “I don’t deserve a vacation this year,” Nadal said with a smile here yesterday at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
World No 99 in contention with James Ward for the second singles slot behind Andy Murray
Victory over the Swiss at the O2 Arena will ensure Murray ends the year as world No 2
The unknown factor in the selection equation is Aljaz Bedene
England hosting France seemed in serious doubt in the immediate aftermath of last Friday’s terror attacks, but the decision to go ahead with it has generally been welcomed in the French media.
Ferrer struggled on his serve throughout, making eight double-fault and losing 6-4, 6-4
Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-1
The Swiss believes all players who reach the quarter-finals of tournaments should be automatically tested
The Scot has reached two Slam finals with John Peers in 2015 but after the ATP Tour finale in London they go their separate ways. He tells Paul Newman why a fresh start was necessary
The world No 1 won 6-2 6-4 in the French capital
Briton beats David Ferrer 6-4, 6-3 to set up clash with world No 1
World No 1 crushes Briton 6-1, 6-3 to set up final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Andy Murray plans to get some practise in on the surface before next month’s World Tour Finals in London
The Scot meets the world No 1 in the semi-finals
The 21-year-old Canadian withdrew from the grand slam tournament due to concussion