"Shortly afterwards Rafael Nadal was presented with the award for the year-end number one ranking - with the Spaniard scheduled to open his campaign for the only big prize to elude him on Monday against Belgium's David Goffin".
Sock is one of four players to qualify for the tournament for the first time.
Federer coolly took it to a tie-break, where he eased over the line to secure a deserved win. "Being here is an important thing but for me the most important thing is everything that happened to me this year, the tournaments, competing nearly every week with a very competitive level of tennis, being healthy until Paris", he said.
In a freaky moment in the middle of the first set, the rookie American, playing in the showpiece event for the first time, hit a poor drop shot, inviting the simplest of put-aways.
Chung, 21, was outplayed in the first set and was 3-1 behind in the second set before taking over to win 3-4 (5-7), 4-3 (7-2), 4-2, 4-2 to complete the five-day tournament unbeaten. I know it can be somewhat intriguing but at the same time the longer sets allow you to stretch a lead, it's more comfortable at times. Perhaps I should have aimed at it - the target was bigger than the down-the-line court I had! "Can't expect to play your best against the best players in the world in that first match".
The album may be held from streaming for a week or longer, according to people familiar with the matter. It had the biggest YouTube debut in history with more than 43 million views in the first 24 hours.
The official said the changes didn't come until after Canada informed the group it wasn't going to agree to the deal without them. Ottawa was also dissatisfied with the way Japan had chaired the TPP meetings, the source said.
Independent news gathering there has grown more hard , with the government refusing to accredit two AP reporters and others. Fire crews later successfully extinguished the blaze on the pipeline, which belongs to the state-run Bahrain Petroleum Co.
Many were young men, some with their faces covered or with beer bottles in hand, but families and older Poles also participated. Independence day is taken seriously in Poland , which was wiped off the map for over 120 years prior to 1918.
President Donald Trump exchanged war-like threats and insults over the North's nuclear and missile development program. Trump will attend a state banquet on Saturday before a welcoming and deal-signing ceremony on Sunday morning.
Virginia Tech LB Tremaine Edmunds was chosen to wear the special No. 25 jersey that honors former coach Frank Beamer. Defensive end KeShun Freeman, in the game as a blocking back, took the direct snap and ran 3 yards for a first down.
There also are those in the league who believe the only way Goodell would not stay on as commissioner would be if he walked away. And, judging by what Goodell is asking for, it's no wonder that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is so upset.
Seamers set up 192 run win for England
Thirty years ago, Mike Gatting's outfit took the traditional English, which is to say slightly shambolic, road to Brisbane. Cook s scratchy start to his Ashes tour continued when he made 32 from 85 balls in the second innings in Adelaide.
Rodriguez proves the scourge of Northern Ireland
Still, Switzerland dominated much of the first half and should have sealed its place at a fourth straight World Cup much earlier. Seferovic should have settled it in the 85th minute but instead shot high and wide and was substituted nearly immediately.
Marquez takes pole, Dovizioso starts 9th in MotoGP finale
However, he'd not have the buffer of Pedrosa for long with Monster Tech 3 Yamaha's Johann Zarco barging past on the second lap. Dovizioso was frustratingly held up by Ducati team-mate Jorge Lorenzo before both crashed out in separate incidents.
Target pulls fidget spinners over lead concerns
Fidget spinners have come under fire since going viral for parts that can easily break off and become a choking hazard. Many light-up fidget spinners also contain lithium batteries that can cause severe internal burns if swallowed.
Butch Jones out, Brady Hoke takes over at Tennessee
Dooley, Johnny Majors, Doug Dickey and Bowden Wyatt are the only Tennessee coaches to endure one-win conference campaigns. This comes one day after the Vols were blown out 50-17 at Missouri and the Vols' fifth loss in their last six games.
Trump lands in Philippines, offers to mediate on S.China Sea
Mr Trump arrived in Hanoi to begin meetings, before flying to the Philippines to begin the ASEAN meeting and East Asia Summit. Duterte said earlier in the week that he planned to ask China to make clear its intentions in the South China Sea.