Adam Scott ended decades of Australian disappointment when he became the first player from his country to win the Masters with a gripping playoff victory over Angel Cabrera at a rain-soaked Augusta National.
Jack Nicklaus was startled to learn that Tiger Woods has not won a major in nearly five years but the golfing great is convinced his younger fellow American will go on to eclipse his record total of 18 wins.
Angel Cabrera snatched the outright lead through the third round at the Masters as Tiger Woods struggled to stay in touch with the frontrunners.
Angel Cabrera (69) climbed to the top and together with US player Brandt Snedeker (69) shares the lead at the Masters championship.
Juan Martín del Potro beat Roger Federer 7-6 4-6 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals.
For a set not even the granite defence of Novak Djokovic could withstand the irresistible brute force of Juan Martin del Potro but the Serb then rode out the storm to win the opening semi-final at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic cemented his place as the world's top tennis player when he dethroned Roger Federer in an enthralling showdown at the ATP World Tour Finals, grinding down the Swiss to take the title 7-6 7-5.
Spain's David Ferrer clinched his maiden Masters title when he ended Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz's brilliant run in Paris with a 6-4 6-3 final win.
Juan Martín Del Potro, Argentina's top-seeded player, lost to Spain's David Ferrer (4) by 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4, in his debut at London Masters' Group B.
Argentina's top-seeded tennis player, Juan Martín Del Potro, defeated Serb Janko Tipsarevic by 6-0 and 6-4, and will now face Swiss Roger Federer to define who will play in the London Masters' semis.
Argentine Juan Martín del Potro advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters after he defeated Colombian Alejandro Falla by 6-2 6-2 .
Argentine tennis players Juan Martín del Potro and Juan Mónaco were ousted almost simultaneously in the pre-quarter finals of the Paris Masters.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will continue their career-long rivalry at the ATP World Tour Finals after being drawn in the same group for the season-ender in London's Docklands next week.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the final eight of the Toronto Masters with a 6-4 6-4 win over US Sam Querrey but will get little time to rest as rainy weather wreaked havoc on the schedule.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic cruised through their semi-finals at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday to set up a repeat of their memorable US Open final last month.
World tennis number four Rafa Nadal has pulled out of the Paris Masters and the ATP World Tour finals in London as he is still recovering from his left knee injury, the ATP said.
Lee Westwood birdied the first and fourth holes in a truncated third round before bad weather halted his charge in the Indonesian Masters golf today.
Novak Djokovic was back on top form as he brushed aside rising Australian talent Bernard Tomic 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of the Rome Masters.
Juan Martín Del Potro was eliminated of the Rome Masters by French Jo-Wilfred Tsonga by 6-4 and 6-1 at the pre-quarter finals. Earlier, Mónaco lost to world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia by 4-6, 6-2 and 6-3.
Tiger Woods' body language said it all on Friday as he huffed and puffed and almost blew his Masters chances with his worst score at the tournament in eight years.
Phil Mickelson stormed up the Masters leaderboard to finish within a shot of surprise third round leader Peter Hanson and restore some sense of normality to the first major of the year.
American Bubba Watson conjured a miraculous par from pine straw to become only the third left-hander to win the Masters with an emotional playoff victory over Louis Oosthuizen at Augusta National on Sunday.
Twelve months after his stunning victory in the Masters, Charl Schwartzel is back at Augusta National and feeling confident about his chances and determined to prove his win was no fluke.
If there is to be a series of head-to-head battles between Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods in the years ahead it does not sound like there will be much in the way of trash talk to stimulate the hype.
Charl Schwartzel made a solid start to his Masters defence at Augusta National but was unable to conjure up the same magic that won him the green jacket a year ago.
Tennis player Juan Martín Del Potro reached the second round of Cincinnati Masters’ second round in which he will face Swiss Roger Federer, after defeating Italian Andreas Seppi in his debut.
David Nalbandian debuted with a victory in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters after defeating Japanese Nei Nishikori.
Britain's Andy Murray remained on course for an Asian hat-trick when he beat Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4 3-6 6-3 to reach the quarter finals of the Shanghai Masters.
Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer served up another treat in the 24th chapter of their great rivalry when Nadal battled back from a set down to win 5-7 6-1 6-3 and secure a place in the Madrid Masters final.
Novak Djokovic dethroned clay king Rafa Nadal on the Spaniard's home soil and maintained his perfect season when he beat the world number one 7-5 6-4 to win the Madrid Masters title.
American Andy Roddick's miserable season on clay continued when he was knocked out in the Rome Masters first round 6-3 6-3 by Frenchman Gilles Simon.
In an epic final, Novak Djokovic defeated world number one Rafa Nadal in a third set tiebreak to win the Sony Ericsson Open 4-6 6-3 7-6.
South African Charl Schwartzel erased a four-stroke deficit on Sunday to capture the Masters for his first career major.
Juan Martín del Potro announced he pulled out of the Madrid Masters 1,000 due to a problem in his hip. Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who was going to face him for the pre-quarter finals, directly advanced to the quarter-finals.