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 75, 75 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 63, 63 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 75, 75 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 46, 63, 62 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Paris Masters. Djokovic next plays topseeded 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 top10 player for the first time since January, setting up a semifinal match between the two at the Paris Masters. Djokovic beat Stanislas Wawrinka 61, 64 on Friday, and Federer overcame Juan Martin del Potro 63, 46, 63....
  • 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 63, 46, 63 at the Paris Masters on Friday to set up a semifinal 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 61 64 to reach the Paris Masters semifinals on Friday. The Serb overpowered the seventh seed to record his 13th consecutive victory over Wawrinka and seal a semifinal clash at the indoor event against Swiss Roger Federer or Argentine Juan Martin...
  • David Ferrer, Stanislas Wawrinka reach quarterfinals in Paris October 31, 2013

    Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters. Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 62, 63, and Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 63, 62. Wawrinka stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals spots. The seventhseeded...
  • Novak Djokovic beats John Isner to reach Paris quarterfinals October 31, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic rallied from a set down on Thursday to beat John Isner 67 (5), 61, 62 and reach the quarterfinals 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 63,...
  • Leander PaesDaniel Nestor ousted, BopannaEdouard in Paris quarters October 31, 2013

    Paris: Fifth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Edouard RogerVasselin booked a quarterfinal 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 76(2), 75 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 secondconsecutive season after topranked Roger Federer pulled out...
  • Ferrer beats Janowicz to win Paris Masters November 4, 2012

    Paris: David Ferrer beat Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz 64, 63 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday, clinching the first Masters title of his career and a tourleading seventh trophy of the season. The fourthseeded Spaniard lost his three previous Masters finals twice to Rafael Nadal and once to Andy...
  • BhupathiBopanna prove their point to AITA with Paris win November 4, 2012

    Mahesh Bhupathi continues to laugh in the All India Tennis Associations face. The Indian stalwart combined with Rohan Bopanna to come up trumps at the Paris Masters on Sunday, beating the PakistaniDutch pair of AisamulHaq Qureshi and JeanJulien Rojer 76 (6), 63. It was the Indian pair's first ATP World...
  • BhupathiBopanna 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 hardfought win over Aisamulhaq Qureshi and JeanJulien Rojer here on Sunday. The fifth seed Indian pair, playing their fourth final of the season, struggled past the PakistanDutch combination 76 (6), 63 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 64, 75 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 64, 75 Saturday. Janowicz, who was playing in Futures tournaments at the start of the year, has beaten five top20 ranked players on his improbable run to...
  • Ferrer, Janowicz reach Paris Masters semis November 3, 2012

    Paris: Fourthseeded David Ferrer of Spain moved closer to his first Masters title after beating JoWilfried Tsonga of France 62, 75 in the Paris Masters quarterfinals 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 semifinals November 2, 2012

    Paris: Frenchman Gilles Simon booked his place in the Paris Masters semifinals with a comprehensive 64 64 win over Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych on Friday. The unseeded Simon, who reached the quarterfinals 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 JoWilfried Tsonga and Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic secured the last two places for the seasonending ATP World Tour Finals after reaching the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters on Thursday. They needed to win their thirdround 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 57 76 62 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 quarterfinals November 1, 2012

    Paris: Fifthseeded Tomas Berdych recovered from a poor first set to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 16, 63, 64 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 06 76 64 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: JoWilfried Tsonga reached the third round of the Paris Masters with a 62, 46, 76 (2) win over Julien Benneteau on Tuesday. The 2008 champion was forced into a finalset tiebreaker after failing to serve out the match. Benneteau only converted three of his 11 breakpoint 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 64, 75 to set up a match against countryman JoWilfried 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 October 29, 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 topranked Swiss announced his withdrawal after losing a 2hour, 44minute 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 11times grandslam singles champion has not played since he suffered a shock...
  • Kerber stuns Sharapova to reach Paris semis February 11, 2012

    Paris: Topseeded Maria Sharapova was ousted from the quarterfinals of Open GDF Suez on Friday, beaten by Angelique Kerber of Germany 64, 64. Kerber, a US Open semifinalist, will next play Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium, who defeated Mona Barthel of Germany 64, 67 (3), 63. Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic also...
  • PaesBhupathi 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...
  • BopannaQureshi rise to 5th in ATP rankings November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Newly crowned Paris Masters champions, Rohan Bopanna and AisamUlHaq Qureshi have moved up two places to fifth in the latest ATP doubles rankings, issued on Monday. The IndoPak duo outplayed French wild cards Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut 62, 64 in the summit clash on Sunday in the finals. They...