Serena Williams is set to make her tennis comeback at the Australian Open with her return to Melbourne for the season's opening Grand Slam "very likely".
World No 1 Rafael Nadal is targeting the Abu Dhabi exhibition event as his comeback after a knee injury which ended his ATP Finals hopes in November.
Marat Safin has questioned the younger tennis generation after Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s renaissance in form in 2017.
Roberta Vinci has announced she will retire from tennis after the Rome WTA tournament next May.
Novak Djokovic has announced that Radek Stepanek will join his coaching team for the 2018 season.