Rafael Nadal beat Juan Martin Del Potro to win his record 22nd ATP World Tour Masters tennis title at the BNP Paribas Open, successfully coming through his first hard-court test following a seven-month injury layoff.
Caroline Wozniacki secured the year- end No. 1 ranking on the WTA tour for the second consecutive year, capping a tennis season in which she won six singles titles while failing to reach the final of any of the four Grand Slam tournaments.
Martina Navratilova questioned Caroline Wozniacki’s status as the No. 1 women’s tennis player, criticizing the system that put her there for placing too much emphasis on the quantity of wins rather than the quality.
Roger Federer advanced to his eighth straight semifinal at the Australian Open, where he’ll play Novak Djokovic . Women’s top seed Caroline Wozniacki fought back to reach the final four in Melbourne for the first time.
Serena Williams overcame another mishap to join top-seeded Victoria Azarenka in the third round of the Australian Open on the hottest day so far at the Grand Slam tennis tournament. Roger Federer and Andy Murray also won in straight sets.
Top seed Caroline Wozniacki routed Kaia Kanepi 6-1, 6-0 in today’s final of the Korea Open to win her first WTA tennis title since August 2011. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga secured his second ATP World Tour title of the year.