The 2012 season was filled with remarkable performances, but certain tennis players want nothing more than to flush away their memories of it.
The players on this list struggled last season due to various reasons, although injuries and/or poor play were a factor in each case.
Tennis requires mental strength, as the physical abilities of those on tour can be indistinguishable at times. That isn't to say that the nuts and bolts of the game aren't important, but the players with stronger mental games tend to produce more consistent results.
A perfect example is the difference between a young Andy Murray and Roger Federer. Prior to Murray's Grand Slam breakthrough at the 2012 U.S Open, he was often criticized for letting his emotions get the best of him.
His emotions clouded his judgement at times, which compromised his ability win big matches.
When watching Federer, it's virtually impossible to determine whether or not he is winning or losing based upon his body language and demeanor.
While the 2012 season is in the rear-view mirror, the ranking points that were awarded have shaped the tennis landscape as the new season draws closer.
The following five players are looking to start fresh in 2013 because 2012 was a nightmare.