The former US Open champion defeated all of his leading rivals and returned to the top five in his best season since wrist surgery.
The four-time major champion will join forces with an experienced Dutch coach in 2014.
The man long known as “Baby Federer” took an important step forward toward becoming known in his own right.
The Davis Cup final unfolded mostly as expected, but it illuminated several features specific to this competition.
Novak Djokovic spearheads Serbia’s quest to regain the Cup from Tomas Berdych and defending champion Czech Republic.
Most of the ATP top 10 participated in the season-ending tournament this week, producing some very familiar and some less familiar results.
The year-end championships will offer compelling entertainment from the first day forward.
The last Masters 1000 tournament of 2013 unfolded along a course more predictable than usual, but not entirely without surprises.
The Swiss and the Serb met five times each year between 2009 and 2012, but they have not collided at all this year.