2015: A flashback

Serena Williams at Indian Wells — AP
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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams — Getty Images
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Sania Mirza and Leander Paes — AP
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Roger Federer — Getty Images
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Eugenie Bouchard — AP
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Rafael Nadal — Getty Images
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Britain's Andy Murray with the Davis Cup — AP
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Is there a bigger oxymoron than the “tennis off-season”? Most definitely not! It runs for 11 of the 12 months and in the one month that remains, the players even as they whine and cringe at the workload, play the International Premier Tennis League to make some extra bucks.

Yet, old habits die hard and as has the custom always been, we pick out the best and worst of the year gone by with the “off-season” as the marker.