Paris Masters

  • Resurgent Djokovic relishes heavy schedule November 4, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic is relishing the prospect of a busy end to the year after clinching his third successive title with a 7-5, 7-5 win over David Ferrer in the Paris Masters final on Sunday. The Serb, who must retain his ATP World Tour Finals crown and win the Davis Cup...
  • Bryan brothers win Paris Masters doubles title November 4, 2013

    Paris: Bob and Mike Bryan beat Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the Paris Masters to win their 11th title this season. The American twins, who also won the Paris Masters in 2005 and 2007, have already clinched the...
  • Novak Djokovic dumps David Ferrer to win Paris Masters November 4, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic beat defending champion David Ferrer of Spain 7-5, 7-5 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday and keep alive his hopes of reclaiming the world number one spot by the end of the year. The Serb recovered from a break down in both sets to snatch his third...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer at Paris Masters November 2, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic won his 16th straight match by rallying past Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters. Djokovic next plays top-seeded Rafael Nadal or defending champion David Ferrer. This was the 30th meeting between Djokovic and Federer but the first this year. Djokovic...
  • Nadal, Djokovic, Federer, Ferrer advance in Paris November 2, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic won his 15th straight match and Roger Federer beat a top-10 player for the first time since January, setting up a semifinal match between the two at the Paris Masters. Djokovic beat Stanislas Wawrinka 6-1, 6-4 on Friday, and Federer overcame Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 4-6, 6-3....
  • Roger Federer sets up clash with Novak Djokovic in Paris November 1, 2013

    Paris: Former world number one Roger Federer showed some of his old class when beating Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 at the Paris Masters on Friday to set up a semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic. The Swiss, who had lost his prior three encounters with the towering Del...
  • Djokovic crushes Wawrinka to reach Paris semis November 1, 2013

    Paris: World number two Novak Djokovic hammered Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka 6-1 6-4 to reach the Paris Masters semi-finals on Friday. The Serb overpowered the seventh seed to record his 13th consecutive victory over Wawrinka and seal a semi-final clash at the indoor event against Swiss Roger Federer or Argentine Juan Martin...
  • David Ferrer, Stanislas Wawrinka reach quarter-finals in Paris October 31, 2013

    Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters. Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-3, and Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-3, 6-2. Wawrinka stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals spots. The seventh-seeded...
  • Novak Djokovic beats John Isner to reach Paris quarter-finals October 31, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic rallied from a set down on Thursday to beat John Isner 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-2 and reach the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters. Djokovic next plays Stanislas Wawrinka, who stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals spots by defeating Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-3,...
  • Leander Paes-Daniel Nestor ousted, Bopanna-Edouard in Paris quarters October 31, 2013

    Paris: Fifth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin booked a quarter-final berth in the ATP Paris Masters but Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor were ousted after a straight sets defeat. Bopanna and his French partner defeated American pair of John Isner and Nicholas Monroe 7-6(2), 7-5 after one hour and 13...
  • Djokovic receives ATP World Tour No.1 award November 7, 2012

    London: Novak Djokovic was presented with his ATP World Tour No.1 trophy as well as the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year award at the World Tour finals in London. The Serb will end the year in the top spot for the second-consecutive season after top-ranked Roger Federer pulled out...
  • Ferrer beats Janowicz to win Paris Masters November 4, 2012

    Paris: David Ferrer beat Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 6-3 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday, clinching the first Masters title of his career and a tour-leading seventh trophy of the season. The fourth-seeded Spaniard lost his three previous Masters finals — twice to Rafael Nadal and once to Andy...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna prove their point to AITA with Paris win November 5, 2012

    Mahesh Bhupathi continues to laugh in the All India Tennis Association’s face. The Indian stalwart combined with Rohan Bopanna to come up trumps at the Paris Masters on Sunday, beating the Pakistani-Dutch pair of Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer 7-6 (6), 6-3. It was the Indian pair's first ATP World...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna pair wins Paris Masters final November 4, 2012

    Paris: Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna clinched the Paris Masters, their second title of the year, after scoring a hard-fought win over Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer here on Sunday. The fifth seed Indian pair, playing their fourth final of the season, struggled past the Pakistan-Dutch combination 7-6 (6), 6-3 in...
  • Ferrer takes on Janowicz for Paris Masters title November 4, 2012

    Paris: At the start of the year, Jerzy Janowicz couldn't afford to travel to the Australian Open. Now he's in line for a major payday, with only David Ferrer standing in the way of his first career title. Janowicz beat Gilles Simon 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to become the first qualifier...
  • Janowicz becomes first qualifier in 8 years to reach Paris final November 3, 2012

    Paris: Jerzy Janowicz of Poland became the first qualifier in eight years to reach the Paris Masters final after beating Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-5 Saturday. Janowicz, who was playing in Futures tournaments at the start of the year, has beaten five top-20 ranked players on his improbable run to...
  • Ferrer, Janowicz reach Paris Masters semis November 3, 2012

    Paris: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain moved closer to his first Masters title after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-2, 7-5 in the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday, while Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz continued his remarkable run by eliminating No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic. Ferrer did not face a single breakpoint...
  • Simon storms into Paris Masters semi-finals November 2, 2012

    Paris: Frenchman Gilles Simon booked his place in the Paris Masters semi-finals with a comprehensive 6-4 6-4 win over Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych on Friday. The unseeded Simon, who reached the quarter-finals after Japanese Kei Nishikori withdrew with an ankle injury, had too much pace for Berdych in front of...
  • Tsonga, Tipsarevic secure spots for ATP Finals November 2, 2012

    Paris: Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic secured the last two places for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals after reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Thursday. They needed to win their third-round matches at the Bercy indoor arena in Paris, regardless of other results. Tsonga beat...
  • Andy Murray shocked by qualifier at Paris Masters November 1, 2012

    Paris: Andy Murray wasted a match point before being knocked out 5-7 7-6 6-2 by Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz in the third round of the Paris Masters on Thursday. Scot Murray lost focus as he served for the match in the second set and was then battered by the hard hitting...
  • Paris Masters: Berdych, Simon reach quarter-finals November 1, 2012

    Paris: Fifth-seeded Tomas Berdych recovered from a poor first set to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday and reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. The Czech was overpowered by Anderson's serve and strong defense in the first set, where Anderson hit six aces and broke Berdych...
  • Djokovic crashes out of Paris Masters October 31, 2012

    Paris: World number two Novak Djokovic was knocked out in the second round of the Paris Masters after slumping to a 0-6 7-6 6-4 defeat against American Sam Querrey on Wednesday. Serbia's Djokovic, who will replace Swiss Roger Federer as the world number one next Monday, breezed through the opening set...
  • Tsonga defeats Benneteau to reach third round at Paris Masters October 31, 2012

    Paris: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the third round of the Paris Masters with a 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (2) win over Julien Benneteau on Tuesday. The 2008 champion was forced into a final-set tiebreaker after failing to serve out the match. Benneteau only converted three of his 11 break-point chances against the...
  • Benneteau sets up Tsonga tie at Paris Masters October 30, 2012

    Paris: Julien Benneteau was among three French winners in the opening round of the Paris Masters on Monday, downing Victor Troicki of Serbia 6-4, 7-5 to set up a match against countryman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Benneteau broke twice in each set despite Troicki serving 14 aces. The other local winners were Gilles Simon...
  • Roger Federer pulls out of Paris Masters November 16, 2012

    Basel, Switzerland: Roger Federer pulled out of the Paris Masters on Sunday to rest for the ATP World Tour Finals in London. The indoor Paris tournament starts Monday. The top-ranked Swiss announced his withdrawal after losing a 2-hour, 44-minute final against Juan Martin del Potro at the Swiss Indoors. "It's the...
  • Nadal pulls out of Paris and ATP World Tour Finals October 25, 2012

    Paris: World tennis number four Rafa Nadal has pulled out of the Paris Masters and the ATP World Tour finals in London as he is still recovering from his left knee injury, the ATP said on Thursday. The 11-times grand-slam singles champion has not played since he suffered a shock...
  • Kerber stuns Sharapova to reach Paris semis February 11, 2012

    Paris: Top-seeded Maria Sharapova was ousted from the quarter-finals of Open GDF Suez on Friday, beaten by Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 6-4. Kerber, a US Open semifinalist, will next play Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium, who defeated Mona Barthel of Germany 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3. Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic also...
  • Paes-Bhupathi to split: reports November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Veteran tennis players Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are reportedly heading for another split, according to reports in a national daily. After having parted ways for more than a decade, Paes and Bhupathi had reunited last year in a bid to win the Australian Open, the only Grand Slam...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi rise to 5th in ATP rankings November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Newly crowned Paris Masters champions, Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi have moved up two places to fifth in the latest ATP doubles rankings, issued on Monday. The Indo-Pak duo outplayed French wild cards Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut 6-2, 6-4 in the summit clash on Sunday in the finals. They...