Played (Australian Open included-through third round)
Here, its an early 5-way tie for first by those with 12 matches. They mostly include players who have gone through futures qualifying. Xavier Pujo is at the head of the class after starting the year with an 11 match win streak. He came through qualies at France F1 and won it. In France F2, he again reached the finals where he lost to Oscar Serrano.
Mariano Albert of Spain remains undefeated after winning both weeks of the Spain #1 satellite. Frank Dancevic of Canada started the year out strong, winning USA F1 and Alejandro Falla and Dmitri Vlasov also start out 5-0, winning their first futures events of the year.