What a treat. In a match rife with momentum changes and drama, the season ended fittingly, with Novak Djokovic barely squeezing by Roger Federer.
Caroline Wozniacki's next stop in her quest for a maiden major title takes place in Madrid. Can she surmount a star-studded field?
On the one hand, Rafael Nadal's 6-0, 5-0 drubbing of Marcos Daniel sent a strong message. On the other hand, we know little about the world No. 1's level.
Here are 10 things we learned on Day 5
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and James Blake are two of the most unassailable power hitters in tennis. Expect a taut, in-your-face battle when these two meet on Day 8 Down Under.
Venus Williams became the first major casualty of the Australian Open after a shocking second-round loss (2-6, 6-3, 7-5) to Carla Suarez Navarro on Thursday.
If the Roger Federer-Marat Safin clash is in any way tantamount to their epic battle that unfolded in Melbourne Park in 2005, expect nothing less than fireworks.
He'd saunter onto the court with his long locks, headband and ice-cool demeanor. The ladies cherished him, while his modern strokes transcended the game. Bjorn Borg was a rock star with a racket, and by age 26, was one of the greatest of all time.