From Murray’s rise to Sharapova’s ban | Year in Review 2016 Tennis

Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber emerged as the year-end World No 1s and the standout players of 2016, but this was also a year that will be remembered for its milestones, off-court controversies and plenty of feel-good fairytale stories. Novak Djokovic completed his career slam by winning the French Open and Serena Williams lifted her record-equalling 22nd major trophy, while Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova were left with careers to rebuild. Here’s a look at some of the most defining moments of the 2016 tennis season.