It's been how long since the last significant match of the season? Three weeks since the Nadal/Djokovic finals at the ATP Finals if you don't count the anti-climatic Davis Cup this year. And my question, no my lament is...why does tennis have such a long off-season?!! Do you realize that there won't be another tournament played until Dec. 29-Dec. 30 when the Brisbane, Doha and Chennai events all begin. I'm glad these tournaments have been moved up before the New Year because I don't know if I'd make it if I had to wait for them to start on, say, Jan. 2. That would be 2014!

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