Yes, he won yet another French Open title this year, but 2014 wound up being a somewhat forgettable season for former world No. 1 great Rafael Nadal.
For the sixth time in her brilliant career, world No. 1 Serena Williams has been voted the WTA Player of the Year.
Canadian slugger Milos Raonic withdrew from the ATP World Tour Finals with a quad injury ahead of his final round-robin match Thursday versus U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori.
Roger Federer will lead visiting Switzerland against host France in next week's 2014 Davis Cup final.
The 2014 women's tennis season ended with Serena Williams atop the rankings for a second straight year and for the fourth time overall in her Hall-of-Fame career.
World No. 4 star Simona Halep has split with her coach, Wim Fissette.
The final scheduled ATP tournament of 2014 (excluding the Davis Cup final) will go down next week when the top-8 players in the world converge on London for the $6 million ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 in London.
The 2015 opening-round Davis Cup tie between host Great Britain and the United States will be held in Glasgow from March 6-8.
Two-time reigning champion Novak Djokovic received a favorable draw at the ATP World Tour Finals, while Roger Federer and Andy Murray will square off in round-robin action next week.
Spain has cranked out its share of tennis stars over the years, most notably the great Rafael Nadal, so it should come as no surprise that the proud nation has yet another one on the rise in Roberto Bautista Agut.