Less than a month from the beginning of the first tennis Gran Slam of the season let us recall the 2013 dates for all the four majors events and also for the ATP World Tour Finals.
- Australian Open – From 14 to 27 of January. Defending Champions: Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka
- Roland Garros – from 26 of May to 9 of June. Defending Champions: Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova
- Wimbledon – from 24 of June to 7 of July. Defending Champions: Roger Federer and Serena Williams.
- US Open – from 26 of August to 8 of September. Defending Champions: Andy Murray and Serena Williams.
The first ATP 250 and WTA premier event will begin by January the 1st in Brisbane and the London ATP World Tour Finals – the last event of the season – will occur from November the 4th until the 11th.
Some of the events already have ticket orders available and are receiving deposits. In the coming weeks we will publish additional information on each one of these events.
These are the men and women ‘pole positions’ in the ATP and WTA rankings by the seasons very beginning:
MEN (from ATP, position, name, score, tournaments played in the last 52 weeks):
|1 Djokovic, Novak (SRB)||12,920||18|
|2 Federer, Roger (SUI)||10,265||21|
|3 Murray, Andy (GBR)||8,000||20|
|4 Nadal, Rafael (ESP)||6,690||18|
|5 Ferrer, David (ESP)||6,505||25|
|6 Berdych, Tomas (CZE)||4,680||24|
|7 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG)||4,480||23|
|8 Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried (FRA)||3,490||26|
|9 Tipsarevic, Janko (SRB)||2,990||28|
|10 Gasquet, Richard (FRA)||2,515||23|
WOMEN (from WTA, position, name, score) :