Casey Dellacqua defeated Arina Rodionova 5-7, 6-1, 6-0 on Sunday to win a wild-card tournament and qualify for next month's Australian Open.
Top-ranked Serena Williams will defend her title at next month's Brisbane International among a powerful women's field in preparation for the Australian Open.
Simona Halep of Romania won the season-ending Tournament of Champions on Sunday, defeating Samantha Stosur of Australia 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 for her sixth career title.
Samantha Stosur of Australia rallied from a set down to beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday and win her second Japan Open title.
Samantha Stosur of Australia swept past American teenager Madison Keys 6-1, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final of the Japan Open.
Sloane Stephens will join former champion John Isner on the U.S. team for the 2014 Hopman Cup, the annual international mixed-team tennis tournament.
Serena Williams has confirmed she will play in the Brisbane International tuneup event before next year's Australian Open.
Bernard Tomic's father and coach John Tomic will be banned from the Australian Open in January following his assault conviction.
The Australian Open is increasing its prize money by $3 million to bring overall player compensation to $31 million next year.
Milos Raonic took advantage of only one of 16 break chances and still overcame Marinko Matosevic of Australia 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 at the Thailand Open on Thursday.
For all intents and purposes, the 2013 tennis year is over, but tennis will be played and what happens indoors just might have an effect on what happens in Australia in January, Stephen Tignor writes.
Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka rallied from down a set and a break to win their first U.S. Open women's doubles title.
Roger Federer will open his 2014 season at the Brisbane International as a warm up for the Australian Open.
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt upset American Sam Querrey 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 Thursday at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament.
Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and fifth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy lost Monday in the first round of the Nice Open.
Martin Alund of Argentina wore down Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships before rain washed out the rest of the day's schedule.