The 2017 season is here; can it top the 2016 season of surprises?
Unfortunately for some players, they will start the season recovering from injury and or surgery, not what they hoped for with the Australian Open not too far away. Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from tennis on 12.28.2016.
All Serena fans are anxious to see if she will win another Major this year. Will she get to number 23 and surpass Steffi Graf’s record and get closer to Margaret Court’s.
Nadal fans are equally anxious to see what he will produce in 2017. Will he win French Open number 10 or is his dominance on clay a thing of the past?
What about Federer, he came so close to another Major only to be stopped by Novak Djokovic three times. Can he claim number 18 this year?
How will Alexander Zverev fare in 2017? He will continue to build on his impressive 2016 season, but will he be the NextGen star that breaks into the top ten first?
Is Juan Martin Del Potro ready to challenge the top guys for the biggest titles? Or will his wrists prevent him from performing consistently at that top level required to win the big titles?
Will Novak Djokovic regain his mojo, or is this Andy Murray’s time to reign?
Catherine Bellis has been growing her game on the ITF Tour and is now ranked 75; is this the year she wins her first WTA Tour title?
Will Jelena Ostapenko rediscover her form and what about Belinda Bencic? Has she healed from all the niggling injuries that derailed her 2016 season?
Every fan is eagerly anticipating the tennis of 2017 season, curious to see what surprises are in store on both the ATP and WTA Tours? Will the veterans maintain their dominance at the top or is this the year that a few young stars replace them? There are many questions, how will they be answered?
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