Nishikori set for ATP Finals test after bouncing back from slump

He fell to Marin Cilic in the final of the 2014 US Open

The future of the ATP Finals remains unresolved and two of tennis' biggest stars Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have opposing views on whether it should move on from London.

The renewed world No 1 finally confirmed it with a hurried answer that spoke of the embarrassment that it has caused both players in the wake of the state murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Djokovic and Nadal had expressed doubt as to whether they would play the December 22 match as Saudi Arabia is under growing pressure from the global community following the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi after he entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. When asked if that was due to Nadal's ailment he replied, "Yes".

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are the two main attractions when the ATP Finals begin in London on Sunday.

Djokovic is set to end the season at the top spot after Nadal chose to withdraw from the London event.

The Swiss broadly supports it staying in the United Kingdom capital, where huge crowds of over 250,000 are attracted, while Djokovic favours moving it around the world.

"If they stay I think it's definitely a good choice", said the Swiss.

Beat Saber PSVR Release Date Announced Along With New Content
But Sony will need to find a creative way around Beat Saber's best community feature if they choose not to support it at all. And especially this month, which already has the fantastic VR-enabled Tetris Effect on its way today.

'I don't know what the options are. I think the options are clearly important to look at.

'But it's been great here, I've enjoyed playing here.

"I'm extraordinarily happy to have won 99 (titles) - I'm happy I won the amount of matches and tournaments this year to get me there". It's been a winning formula here'.

"I don't want it to move from London", he said.

A champion's mentality instilled by Chang and Nishikori at his own accord saw him win a Challenger event at the beginning of the year in Dallas - It was back to basics.

Express Sport is on hand to give you the order of play. "I just feel the concept of this event should be the one that travels". It's not anything to do with London or the event. It's a great success here at the O2 Arena. Chang's calm aura in Nishikori's players box and only visibly being animated when deeming it necessary, along with his coaching expertise to encourage Nishikori to be more offensive when the opportunity presented itself took him to new heights.

Federer was voted fans' favourite for the 16th successive year. For the first couple of months after comeback, I didn't have sharp feelings as before. 'That level found fairly quickly and fairly easily, I would say.



Latest news

Sabrina makers Netflix and Warner Bros sued by Satanic Temple over statue
It has since ended up in Detroit, and has become "a central icon" for satanists, TST co-founder Lucien Greaves told CNBC . Netflix and Warner Bros allegedly copied the group's statue of the goat deity Baphomet in the programme.

Sterling hammered by Jo Johnson resignation
Instead, Johnson said it would be proper to give the British public a chance to vote again because of the way the Brexit negotiations have evolved.

How Bayern Munich could line up against Borussia Dortmund
Bayern twice led through Robert Lewandowski, only for Marco Reus to peg the reigning Bundesliga champions on each occasion. Reus should have scored his second shortly afterward, but after sidefooting past Neuer, Kimmich was on the line to clear.

Joe Schmidt Names Irish Team To Face Argentina
It's great because our one Achilles heel is that we go narrow and they will exploit that if we go narrow", O'Driscoll explains.

Jo Johnson quits Government over ‘incoherent, unacceptable’ Brexit
A spokesperson for May's office said later Friday that under no circumstances would a second referendum be held. Mr Johnson said his role as transport minister had caused him concern about the impact of a no-deal outcome.

Scotiabank Initiates Coverage on Canopy Growth (CGC)
If the stock volatility is on the rise in the market, then it will create more risky situation of the security and vice versa. On The Other side Starbucks Corporation a U.S. based Company, belongs to Services sector and Specialty Eateries industry.

NJ tops in U.S. in fall Leapfrog hospital safety grades
Ratings are based on how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries, infections, and accidents. Nexus Health, a private health care organization, owns and manages the hospital.

England can 'do what they like' during haka, says Kieran Read
He's tough so he gets up and he plays. "Guys like that, the only thing you can do is stuff them up by coaching them". He takes the ball to the line, he puts his body on the line, he doesn't play in a dinner suit.

New Treatment Could Let Those with Celiac Disease Eat Gluten
Those that suffer from Celiac disease may be able to start eating gluten again thanks to an experimental vaccine. About 80 to 90 percent of those who have celiac disease also carry the immune recognition gene.

Jazz fans greet Gordon Hayward with heavy boos during return to Utah
Utah's official Twitter account seemed more excited to welcome the former franchise face back than their fans did. Utah opened the third quarter on a 17-6 run. "We just didn't have a presence out there, so they played freely".

Last Kmart in Chicago set to close
In Fairbanks , Sears Holding announced 40 stores would be closing, including the location on Airport Way in Fairbanks . Liquidation sales at the 40 additional closures, including in Grand Island are set to begin late next week.

Mortgage rates surge over the week
The survey also showed that 15-year FRM this week averaged 4.33 percent, while the reading was 3.24 percent a year ago. Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders.

Tottenham's Harry Kane judged in an extreme way, says Mauricio Pochettino
Then they are going to move to the national team I think. Now after six years here I understand a little bit. If you didn't score no. you are criticised.

CC Sabathia, Yankees reportedly agree on one-year, $8 million contract
Over a 19-year career, Sabathia has racked up almost 3,500 innings, with 2,986 strikeouts and a 3.70 ERA. He will return to a roster with two other starting pitchers set in Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka .

Left wing extremists attack Tucker Carlson’s home, trapping his wife alone inside
The group screamed different explicit and derogatory phrases during their violent protest outside of the Fox News host's house. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at a Washington restaurant in September, forcing Cruz and his wife to leave the establishment.

Other news