Novak Djokovic made it 21 wins in a row at the China Open on Wednesday to book his quarter-final spot.
Stan Wawrinka is a Grand Slam champion after beating Djokovic and Nadal in Melbourne. The 2015 Australian Open will take place from 19 January to 1 February. For information visit the official Australian Open site.
Caroline Wozniacki suffered a setback in her bid to reach the WTA Finals on Wednesday, losing 6-4 7-6 to Sam Stosur in Beijing.
Kei Nishikori treated his home fans to a convincing victory over Ivan Dodig in the first round of the Japan Open.
World number one Serena Williams will be the headline act at next year's season-opening Hopman Cup tournament in Perth.
Maria Sharapova will open her 2015 WTA season at the Brisbane International.
Ross Hutchins has left his role as tournament director of the Aegon Championships to take up a new position with the ATP.
Andy Murray came back from a set down to defeat Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 6-2 in the first round of the China Open.
Rafael Nadal made a winning return from injury, beating France's Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-0 at the China Open
Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka was sent crashing out of the Rakuten Japan Open after being beaten 7-5 6-2 by Tatsuma Ito.
In his latest column, Andy Schooler shows Andy Murray still has much to do if he is to book his place in the ATP World Tour Finals.