The Hottest Storylines in Men's Tennis for the Week of October 7

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The Hottest Storylines in Men's Tennis for the Week of October 7
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Juan Martin Del Potro wins 2013 Japan Open.

The hottest storylines in men's tennis this week are as disparate as the players they involve.

Even as the Barclays World Tour Finals looms closely on the horizon, world No. 4 David Ferrer is the only player actively moving into his London spot.

Juan Martin Del Potro did gain some traction in his bid to get there as well, but the highlight of his week was over in Japan, where he claimed a title over Milos Raonic.

Wimbledon finds its way into the news, and it's not even due to rain.

David Nalbandian has been fading from view for quite some time, and now he is finally gone for good. Fans will only be able to see him one more time, and it will only be an exhibition against Rafael Nadal in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

That's not the only news about Nadal this week. It seems he has become No. 1 again. Only the way he did it provokes any surprise at all.

Here's the week's news.

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