Novak Djokovic capped the best season of his career on Sunday as he defeated Russia's Nikolay Davydenko 6-1 7-5 to win the Masters Cup.
America's Andy Roddick pulled out of the Tennis Masters Cup with an ankle injury shortly before his group match with Roger Federer.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic took care of Russian Nikolay Davydenko 7-6 (7-3) 0-6 7-5 to reach the semi-finals of the season-ending Masters Cup.
Gilles Simon shocked Roger Federer 4-6 6-4 6-3 at the Tennis Masters Cup, leaving the former world number one's bid for a third straight title in disarray.
Talek Harris Injury problems threaten to overshadow the season-ending Tennis Masters Cup, already rocked by the withdrawal of world number one Rafael Nadal.
Stephen Mackey Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the season-ending Masters Cup in Shanghai, citing fatigue after a long season and the need to prepare for the Davis Cup final.
By Paul Alexander Rafael Nadal has kept his chances of reaching the Masters Cup semi-finals alive, beating No.3 Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4.
Rafael Nadal overcame self-doubts and a sluggish start to beat Richard Gasquet in the opening match of the Masters Cup.
Linda Pearce Three Australians are among the 25 men who have been No.1 in the world.
World No.5 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia has withdrawn from this month's Australian Open and the ongoing Chennai Open due to a persistent heel injury.
Martin Parry Roger Federer winds down his tough season with Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe this week, playing a series of exhibitions despite picking up a back injury.
Britain's Andy Murray defeated world No.1 Rafael Nadal 6-4 5-7 6-3 in the final of the Abu Dhabi exhibition on Saturday.
World number three Novak Djokovic roared into his first Masters Cup final with a 4-6 6-3 7-5 victory over Gilles Simon on Saturday.
Talek Harris Russia's Nikolay Davydenko has thrashed young Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to storm into the Masters Cup semi-finals.
Tennis chiefs rejected calls to re-think next year's schedule after world No.6 Andy Roddick criticised plans to force players to attend more tournaments.
Talek Harris Defending champion Roger Federer says it will be a "miracle" if he reaches the Masters Cup semi-finals after being hit by a stomach bug.
Jim Morton Tennis great John Newcombe has tipped Scotsman Andy Murray to break a 73-year British drought at this month's Australian Open.
Justin Chadwick World No.7 Gilles Simon of France wants to inflict pain on the world's top three tennis players where it hurts the most - the grand slams.
Marcel Granollers will replace injured world No.1 Rafael Nadal when Spain travel to Argentina to contest the Davis Cup final.
Talek Harris Roger Federer has lost to Gilles Simon of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the Masters Cup in his first match since a sore back forced him out of his last tournament.