Roger Federer, who turned 34 in August, should have few complaints about the season he just had, but the Swiss master lost to Djokovic in the final of two majors – Wimbledon and the US Open – and the World Tour Finals.
So there is plenty to wish for in 2016 and here is our list for some of the top stars of tennis.
Perhaps, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic would look back at 2015 a bit more fondly? Agreed, they had a grand year, but it was not free of heartbreaks.
better we stop here."Nadal lost in Brisbane to Milos Raonic and they will now meet again after the big-serving Canadian had earlier beaten Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (8/6) 3-6 6-4 6-1.The bottom half's other quarter-final will pitch Belgium's David Goffin against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.Given her huge serve, she should get there sooner than later.However, she has already undergone an elbow surgery and that could be a concern in the coming years.Rafael Nadal: stays healthy The Spaniard has few reasons to remember 2015 for, except heartbreaks.
For the first time since his maiden grand slam success in 2005, Nadal finished the year without a major title.Serena Williams: wins Golden Slam She failed in her calendar Grand Slam bid in 2015, shocked by Italian Roberta Vinci in the semi-final of the US Open, in what is, undoubtedly, the greatest upset in women’s tennis.A heartbroken Williams did not take to the court again in 2015, but she should be back with a vengeance in 2016 and a Golden Slam – all four majors of the year and the Olympic gold – could well be within her reach.Online poll: Will Roger Federer win a grand slam title in 2016?So it would be interesting to see how that works out. Maria Sharapova: stays injury free Sharapova started 2015 well, winning her 34th career title in Brisbane and reaching the Australian Open final.Nadal had not made it to the last eight of a major tournament since the French Open in 2015, but he continued his resurgence on Rod Laver Arena by beating Frenchman Monfils 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-4.