Holger Rune beat Novak Djokovic to win the Paris Masters title. Along the way to the final, Rune beat Carlos Alcaraz, Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Andrey Rublev. Rune will enter the Top 10 in rankings with the win in Paris.
Nick Kyrgios paid £20,000 (around $22,000) to Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity as part of the settlement with a Wimbledon fan he accused of being “drunk out of her mind”. (CNN)
Carlos Alcaraz is out of the ATP finals in Turin after tearing an abdominal muscle in Paris (Bleacher Report)
Alexander Zverev will drop out of the Top 10 after 5 years. He hasn’t played since the French Open due to an injury.
Caroline Garcia won the 2022 WTA Finals by beating Arnya Sabalenka. She will rise to world number 4 with this win. (WTA)
Veronika Kudermetova and Elise Mertens won the doubles title at the WTA finals beating defending champions Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova. (USA Today)
Women can wear non-white underwear at Wimbledon starting in 2023. Female players have complained for years about the challenges of playing in white during their menstrual cycles. (Daily Mail)
Iga Swiatek didn’t win the WTA Finals title but had an incredible 2022 in which she won 8 titles (including 2 grand slams), a 67-9 win-loss record, 37-match winning streak, and the second-most ranking points in a calendar year.
Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek have committed to play the inaugural United Cup in 2023 (Twitter)