Men's tennis has been dominated by the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray for the past few years.
This year saw a change in the guard, where both Roger and Rafa were dethroned to some extent by Nole.
Even now, it seems as though Andy Murray could be making his mark on tennis history likewise to the fashion that Novak was able to do.
So, what does 2012 mean to the tennis world? Will new players emerge and imprint their talents on the top of the game?
Here are 13 unknown (to most tennis viewers) male athletes who will be gunning for the top players' spots next season.