ATP Tennis 2012 Preview: Grand Slams, Young Guns and the London Olympics

As one door has closed to say goodbye to the 2011 tennis season, another door will shortly be opening to embrace another exciting year of tennis in 2012, in which all fans of the sport and the players alike, will look forward to the impending Olympic Gamesin London.

It has barely been a month since the Spanish Davis Cup team danced and cheered triumphantly in victory over Argentina in the final in Sevilla, but whether the year 2011 has finished or not, preparation for 2012 is underway.

Players have been sharing their training plans for Australia on various social networks, as the first tournament of 2012 commences on New Year’s Day in Brisbane. Alternatively, many of the elite players on the tour (Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer) have elected to play once more in Abu Dhabi in the Middle East where five of the top six men will compete against each other at the end of December.

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Lisa-Marie Burrows

Twitter: @TennisNewsViews

About Lisa-Marie Burrows

Lisa-Marie Burrows has a MA in Sports Broadcast Journalism and is a freelance sports journalist. She has covered many national and international tennis tournaments and has worked in Paris for Eurosport News channel. She is a member of the International Press Association and a journalist for its online magazine, IMPress. She has contributed articles for various leading websites including,,, and Lisa-Marie operates her tennis website where you can read her reports. She can be reached at or on Twitter @TennisNewsViews.

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