After recovering from injuries sustained in a knife attack, Petra Kvitova said 2017 was the best she could have hoped for.
Two and a half years after being granted British citizenship, Aljaz Bedene has announced he will compete for Slovenia again from 2018.
He made a brief comeback in the 2016 Davis Cup and Lleyton Hewitt will come out of retirement to play Australian Open doubles in January.
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may have dominated the sporting landscape this year, but the elegance of Wimbledon trumped them both.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka, 28, received a wildcard from tournament organisers on Wednesday.
A fine year for Spanish tennis has ended with Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza being honoured by the ITF.
The return of former world number one Serena Williams is something Simona Halep is relishing in 2018.
The French Open provides Simona Halep with the best chance of winning a grand slam, according to the world number one.
Michael Joyce coached Maria Sharapova to grand slam glory and Johanna Konta hopes he can help her improve on a promising 2017.
Organisers of the Australian Open expect Serena Williams to return from her first pregnancy to defend her title in Melbourne.