Place of Rafael Nadal in the Final tournament went to John Isner, and sensational champion at the masters in Paris Karen Khachanov will travel to London in the status of first reserve. I really wanted to play in both Paris and London.
He was forced to retire mid-way through his US Open semi-final with Juan Martin Del Potro in September due to pain in his right knee and has not been able to play a competitive match since.
Rafael Nadal will miss November's season-ending ATP Finals in London and have surgery on an ankle injury.
"It is true that we had detected for some time and occasionally bothered me".
Novak Djokovic's return to the world number one spot, just five months after slumping to his lowest ranking in 12 years, leaves little doubt that he is one of the sport's greats. He has secured qualification for the ATP Finals in 14 consecutive years, yet has withdrawn before or during the event on...
Nadal issued a statement on social media this afternoon: "It has been a hard year - very good on a tennis level when I have been able to play and, at the same time, very bad as far as injuries are concerned".
"With this, I hope to be in full health for the next season".
There, the young Greek saved a match point against Kevin Anderson to become the youngest player with four straight Top 10 wins at Masters 1000 events, setting the final against world number 1 Rafael Nadal where he fought well in the second set before losing 6-2 7-6, missing a chance to add the fifth Top 10 win that week.
So yes, the Swiss legend, Roger Federer and the invincible man from Serbia, Novak Djokovic hold the crest at the tournament.
Armenian Karen Khachanov, a rising star in the world of Tennis from Russian Federation, defeated incoming world champion Novak Djokovic to win his first Masters 1000 title at the Paris Masters, reported the BBC.
Once again we find ourselves wondering what shape Nadal will be in for next season. It was the 22-year-old's first Masters Series title and the win will see him rise to number 11 in the rankings.