PARIS MASTERS

  • Novak Djokovic eyeing third consecutive title at Finals November 9, 2014

    London: Becoming a father has not affected Novak Djokovic's drive and motivation. The top-ranked Serb won his 20th Masters title in Paris last week in his first tournament since the birth of his baby boy, Stefan. Childcare duties have not lessened his desire to finish the year as the world's top-ranked...
  • Djokovic sweeps past Raonic to win Paris Masters November 2, 2014

    Paris: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic easily defended his Paris Masters title with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Milos Raonic on Sunday. Djokovic, who did not drop a set during the whole week, claimed the 20th Masters title of his career and won the indoor tournament for the third time, matching the tally...
  • Bryan brothers win doubles at Paris Masters November 2, 2014

    Paris: Bob and Mike Bryan won their 32nd ATP Masters 1,000 title and 102nd overall on Sunday at the at BNP Paribas Masters, as they beat Marcin Matkowski and Jurgen Melzer. The Bryan brothers won 7-6 (5), 5-7, 10-6, Xinhua reported. The ninth victory of the year for the American brothers, in...
  • Novak Djokovic sets up Paris Masters final against Milos Raonic November 2, 2014

    Everything is going Novak Djokovic's way right now. The top-ranked Serb celebrated the birth of his first child last month, is on course to finish the year as the No. 1 player in the world for the third time, and eased into the Paris Masters final on Saturday - where he...
  • Roger Federer, Andy Murray ousted from Paris Masters November 1, 2014

    Paris: World No.2 Roger Federer was stunned at the BNP Paribas Masters quarter-finals by Canada's sole representative in ATP rankings top 10, Milos Raonic while Briton Andy Murray too exited the tennis tournament. "I'm accepting this defeat," said the former top-ranked Swiss, who Friday night lost in straight sets to miss...
  • Japan's Kei Nishikori qualifies for ATP World Tour Finals November 1, 2014

    Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first Asian-born singles player to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals when he beat Spain's David Ferrer 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Friday. The sixth seed joins Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, Marin Cilic, Tomas Berdych, Milos...
  • Roger Federer's number one hopes take a hit in Paris defeat November 1, 2014

    Roger Federer's hopes of knocking Novak Djokovic off the top of the ATP world rankings before the end of the year took a hit when he lost to big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday. The Swiss second seed was beaten 7-6(5), 7-5 and Djokovic later saw...
  • Tomas Berdych qualifies for fifth straight Tour Finals October 31, 2014

    Paris: Czech Tomas Berdych booked his place in the ATP World Tour Finals for the fifth time in a row when he advanced into the semi-finals of the Paris Masters with a 6-7(4) 6-4 6-4 victory over South African Kevin Anderson on Friday. The fifth-seeded Berdych, who won on his Bercy...
  • Andy Murray in Tour Finals, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer win October 31, 2014

    Andy Murray's recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the Paris Masters quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday. After dropping outside the world top 10 following his US Open quarter-final exit, Murray began a late push for...
  • Andy Murray clinches ATP finals berth in Paris; Anderson upsets Wawrinka October 30, 2014

    Paris: Andy Murray extended his impressive run of form to reach the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters and book his place in the ATP Finals on Thursday. After missing last year's season-ending tournament following surgery on his back, the eight-seeded Scot pushed hard to qualify for the indoor event for the...
  • Roger Federer, Andy Murray advance at Paris Masters October 30, 2014

    Paris: Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals. The 17-time Grand Slam champion completed a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 6-4...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka, Milos Raonic advance at Paris Masters October 29, 2014

    Paris: Stanislas Wawrinka won his first match in more than a month Wednesday and advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters. The third-seeded Wawrinka ended a three-match losing streak with a 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over 37th-ranked Dominic Thiem, the youngest player in the top 50. After consecutive losses in...
  • Andy Murray sets sights on 2015 majors October 29, 2014

    A resurgent Andy Murray will play for a sixth straight week when he competes at the Paris Masters in a bid to finish the season in the top four and gain a better draw at the 2015 majors. The two-time Grand Slam champion, who plays Julien Benneteau in the second round...
  • Champion Novak Djokovic breezes through at Paris Masters October 29, 2014

    World number one Novak Djokovic began his Paris Masters title defence with a routine 6-3 6-4 win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the second round on Tuesday. The top seed, who had a first-round bye, next faces 13th-seeded American John Isner or Frenchman Gael Monfils for a place in the...
  • Fernando Verdasco beats Gilles Simon to reach 3rd round in Paris October 28, 2014

    Paris: Fernando Verdasco advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters by beating 15th-seeded Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 Tuesday. Verdasco, a former top-10 player from Spain, broke Simon on match point when the Frenchman sent a forehand long. In the first round, Tommy Robredo of Spain beat Vasek Pospisil of...
  • Sam Querrey beats 2012 runner-up Jerzy Janowicz at Paris Masters October 28, 2014

    Paris: American qualifier Sam Querrey reached the second round of the Paris Masters by beating 2012 runner-up Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4 on Monday. Querrey had 17 aces to 12 for Janowicz, a 2013 Wimbledon semifinalist from Poland, and 46 winners to 32. Richard Gasquet of France, Philipp Kohlschreiber of...
  • Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters October 24, 2014

    Paris Masters organizers say third-ranked Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the tournament next week for "personal reasons." The organizers did not elaborate. Nadal was playing in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors in Basel on Friday, his third tournament since Wimbledon, when a wrist injury curtailed his schedule. The Spaniard also needed...
  • 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...