TR 2012 Year end top 50: The men, Nos. 31-40

Marcos was wed to former player Karolina Sprem and also became a father.

We continue a review of the top 50 singles players on the ATP and WTA Tours. Today we look at the men ranked Nos. 31 -40.

31. Radek Stepanek

No the 34-year-old Czech is not the player that he was six years ago when he was a top 10 player, but he

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Novak Djokovic’s January through mid-September run was so impressive that moments after he won his third major of the year by wearing down Rafael Nadal in the US Open final, the accolades began to rain down from every quarter. His 2011 season was called by some the greatest ever. Others opined that his play during the year was superior to anything they had ever seen. Some others said that he has left his most formidable rivals, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, in the dust.

Sustained flashes of brilliance like Djokovic had have always been noteworthy, but in a sport that increasingly plays victim to hyperbole, numerous overstatements were made before the season had ended. Unfortunately for the great Serbian

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JJ will try and stop jr. rival Sharapova

In what was yet another injury riddled day in a sport that refuses to make the necessary adjustments to keep its players healthy, the four favorites advanced to the finals in Cincinnati.

Andy Murray will face his buddy Novak Djokovic in one final, while Maria Sharapova will face her her old junior rival Jelena Jankovic in another. Playing with a sore leg, Murray took a 6-3 7-6 win over Mardy Fish, whose bad heel was effecting his movement. Djokovic reached his sixth Masters Series final of 2011 when Tomas Berdych retired with a shoulder injury after losing the first set 7-5.

Murray is capable of playing Djokovic tough, but saw the Serbian whale forehands past him in the Aussie Open final. Djokovic hasn

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