A couple of weeks after the awards banquet, Egypt will host another eagerly anticipated event, the draw in Cairo for the group stage of World Cup qualifying.
"After the Australian Open this year, when I wasn't sure whether I'd be able to play again, I was excited about coming back to Australia and giving my best, and that makes this even more disappointing for me," he said.
Solskjaer said he was looking for a reaction from his players against Newcastle after United again failed to turn dominance of possession into a positive result at Watford.In Milan, there will be mixed emotions this Christmas for the fans of Inter and AC Milan.
"I think we are in a safe area for smoke and the air is okay for us," said the Belgian.
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Fuyuan is the northeastern-most county-level city in China, with the Heilongjiang and Wusuli rivers merging in the city.
"That's not going to happen next year as well. But if the two sides, the ITF, the Davis Cup, and the ATP get together very quickly, it can happen possibly for 2022.
Lewis Hamilton had to put his ambitions to be a Hollywood movie star on hold because he was too busy winning Formula One world titles.
Even so there are still firsts.
A fortnight later the double Olympic gold medalist, twice a Wimbledon champion and the winner of the 2012 US Open singles, had hip resurfacing surgery and started his return to action at the Queen's Club grass-court event in London in June.
While Inter sit top of the table and eye their first Serie A crown in a decade after a 4-0 rout of Genoa on Saturday, for their rivals, the new year cannot come soon enough.
ATP Cup tournament director Tom Larner told reporters this week that air conditions would be closely monitored and play suspended if necessary.