Sunday will bring a winner of the Abu Dhabi Championship, but Saturday provided a definitive answer to the question that has gripped the game for the past two years.
In the moments of his deepest frustration, not long after losing to Novak Djokovic in the semi-final of the Australian Open, Andy Murray sounded his most bullish.
Mo Farah's life is just a little different now he is a world champion.
The battle for the single match sprint slot in the Great Britain Olympic team has been a tight contest between Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny for the last two and a half years, and it took another couple of twists on Saturday.
There was a slew of broken serves, as in any worthwhile struggle, and one broken heart on Rod Laver Arena as the clock slipped way past midnight.
If Andy Murray beats the odds and Novak Djokovic on Friday to reach the final of the Australian Open for the third year in a row – against his third different opponent, Rafael Nadal – he will go to battle with Ivan Lendl's clear-cut rhetoric ringing in his ears.
Ronnie O’Sullivan sailed close to the wind as usual in his world championship confrontation with Craig Steadman after taking his shoes off in their first-round match in Sheffield.
A rugby union player has died after suffering a head injury during a Central North first grade match in New South Wales on Saturday.