SHANGHAI MASTERS

  • Bryans achieve another record with Masters slam October 12, 2014

    Shanghai: American twins Bob and Mike Bryan added another accolade to their lengthy resume after taking the Shanghai Masters men's doubles title on Sunday to become the first pair to win all nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments. The 35-year-old siblings defeated French Open champions Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin...
  • Roger Federer beats Gilles Simon to win the Shanghai Masters October 12, 2014

    Shanghai: Roger Federer defeated France's Gilles Simon 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) to capture his fourth title of the year at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. The Swiss star nearly exited the tournament in his opening match when he had to save five match points against Leonardo Mayer. But he rebounded from...
  • Federer tops Djokovic to reach Shanghai Masters final October 11, 2014

    Shanghai: Roger Federer brought world number one Novak Djokovic's juggernaut to a halt when a 6-4 6-4 victory in the Shanghai Masters on Saturday set up a final against unseeded Frenchman Gilles Simon. The 33-year-old Swiss was in aggressive mood against his younger opponent, who was on a 28-match winning streak...
  • Gilles Simon advances to Shanghai Masters final October 11, 2014

    Gilles Simon of France reached his first Masters-level final in six years by defeating Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-2, 7-6 (1) in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday. Simon served with great efficiency against Lopez, winning all but two points on his first serve and never facing a break...
  • Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer set up Shanghai Masters semi-final October 10, 2014

    Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer set up a rematch of their Wimbledon final with convincing straight-set wins to reach the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Friday. The top-ranked Djokovic defeated David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2 to extend his winning streak in China to 28 matches, while Federer played a nearly flawless...
  • Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea in semis of Shanghai Masters October 10, 2014

    Shanghai: Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters with a shock win over fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Friday. The unseeded Indo-Romanian pair recorded a 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 win over the Croat-Brazilian pair in the quarterfinals of...
  • Novak Djokovic extends China win streak to 28 matches October 10, 2014

    Shanghai: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Friday and extend his winning streak in China to 28 matches. Djokovic could face Roger Federer in the semi-finals in a rematch of their Wimbledon final, which the Serb won for his seventh career major....
  • Gilles Simon shocks again by downing Tomas Berdych in Shanghai Masters October 10, 2014

    Shanghai: Unseeded Frenchman Gilles Simon moved into the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Friday after ousting sixth seed Tomas Berdych in three sets, leaving the Czech sweating about his place at the ATP World Tour finals. Simon, ranked 29th in the world, earned a 7-6(4) 4-6 6-0 win after a...
  • Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer reach quarters in Shanghai October 10, 2014

    Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic avoided being the latest seed to lose at the upset-hit Shanghai Masters, rallying to defeat No. 85-ranked Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the third round Thursday. Roger Federer also advanced to the quarter-finals with a routine 6-4, 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista Agut, a night...
  • David Ferrer beats Andy Murray at Shanghai Masters October 9, 2014

    Shanghai: David Ferrer boosted his chances of qualifying for the ATP finals with a 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over Andy Murray on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters. Both Murray and Ferrer are fighting to claim one of the remaining spots in the eight-man tournament next month in...
  • Roger Federer wins thriller at Shanghai Masters October 9, 2014

    Shanghai: Roger Federer saved five match points and rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the third-set tiebreaker before finally beating Leonardo Mayer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7) in a thrilling second-round match at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Rafael Nadal, meanwhile, lost to fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 7-6 (6) only days...
  • Fabio Fognini fined for obscene gesture at the Shanghai Masters October 8, 2014

    Fabio Fognini of Italy has been fined USD 2,000 for flashing an obscene gesture at the crowd after crashing out to a 553rd-ranked Chinese wild card at the Shanghai Masters. The No. 17-ranked Fognini showed his middle finger to the crowd as he left the stadium following his 7-6 (5), 6-4...
  • Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic win at Shanghai Masters October 8, 2014

    Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic moved into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with straight-set wins on Wednesday. Murray has been on a roll the last three weeks in China, winning nine of his last 10 matches as he tries to qualify for the ATP Finals in London next month....
  • Nadal, Wawrinka suffer early exits at Shanghai Masters October 8, 2014

    An ailing Rafa Nadal added his name to the list of upsets at the Shanghai Masters after the Spaniard suffered a 6-3 7-6(6) loss to Feliciano Lopez in Wednesday's second round, as fourth seed Stan Wawrinka and in-form Kei Nishikori also made early exits. World number one Novak Djokovic kicked off...
  • Rafael Nadal to play Shanghai Masters despite appendicitis October 7, 2014

    Shanghai: Rafael Nadal is counting on antibiotics to control his appendicitis so he can get through the Shanghai Masters this week. The second-ranked Nadal began feeling pain in his abdomen late Saturday, and the next day went to the hospital where the doctors confirmed he had the early stages of appendicitis. Nadal...
  • Marin Cilic loses to Ivo Karlovic at Shanghai Masters October 6, 2014

    US Open champion Marin Cilic was eliminated in the first round of the Shanghai Masters, losing to Ivo Karlovic 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (2) on Monday. Karlovic had 20 aces and won 85 percent of points on his first serve to prevent Cilic from securing his spot at the ATP finals in...
  • Djokovic beats del Potro to win Shanghai Masters October 13, 2013

    Shanghai: Novak Djokovic successfully defended his title at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, holding off Juan Martin del Potro 61, 36, 76 (3) in a 2hour final. The Serb was coming off a win in the China Open in Beijing last week over Rafael Nadal. He also won backtoback titles in...
  • Nadal ousted by del Potro in Shanghai Masters October 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Topranked Rafael Nadal was eliminated in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday, losing 62, 64 to Juan Martin del Potro. The fifthranked Del Potro overpowered Nadal with his deep, punishing groundstrokes, breaking the Spaniard twice at the start of the match to race out to a 40 lead. The...
  • Djokovic beats Tsonga to reach Shanghai final October 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Defending champion Novak Djokovic advanced to the final of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday with a 62, 75 win over France's JoWilfried Tsonga. The topseeded Serb extended his winning streak in China to 19 straight matches dating back to last year when he won the China Open in Beijing and...
  • Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal edge challengers in Shanghai October 11, 2013

    Shanghai: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic overcame tough challenges in their quarterfinals at the Shanghai Masters on Friday and moved a step closer to a possible showdown in the final. Topranked Nadal saved three set points and finally closed out a 20minute tiebreak in the first set against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka...
  • Del Potro, Tsonga reach semifinals in Shanghai October 11, 2013

    Shanghai: Juan Martin del Potro and JoWilfried Tsonga closed in on qualifying for the ATP Finals with quarterfinal wins at the Shanghai Masters on Friday. Del Potro had 27 winners and only eight unforced errors in a 63, 63 win over Spain's Nicolas Almagro. Tsonga dispatched Germany's Florian Mayer 62, 63. Del...
  • Roger Federer ousted by Gael Monfils in Shanghai Masters October 10, 2013

    Shanghai: Roger Federer fell to another early loss on Thursday, with Gael Monfils beating him 64, 67 (5), 63 in the third round of the Shanghai Masters. The 17time Grand Slam champion, who has slipped to No. 7 in the rankings, was playing in his first tournament since losing in the...
  • Del Potro reaches Shanghai quarters after Haas withdraws October 10, 2013

    Shanghai: Sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro became the first player to reach the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Open on Thursday after Tommy Haas withdrew injured. German Haas, who beat compatriot Daniel Brands and American Sam Querrey to reach the third round, had been unable to play due to a...
  • Nadal dismisses Dolgopolov to start campaign in Beijing October 10, 2013

    Beijing: Spain's Rafael Nadal coasted to a 63, 62 victory on Wednesday over Alexandr Dolgopolov in his opening match at the Shanghai Masters. Nadal dominated his service games against the Ukrainian and did not face a single break point during the match, which he wrapped up in just under an...
  • Djokovic canters as Federer makes winning return October 9, 2013

    Shanghai: Top seed Novak Djokovic launched his Shanghai Open title defence in fine style, breezing past Spain's Marcel Granollers 62 60 on Wednesday. Later Roger Federer, playing his first singles match since a fourthround exit at the U.S. Open, made a brisk return to wining ways, beating Andreas Seppi 64,...
  • Del Potro hangs on to advance in Shanghai October 9, 2013

    Shanghai: Juan Martin del Potro overcame a tough challenge and 22 aces from Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber to advance to the third round of the Shanghai Masters with a 36, 63, 76 (4) victory on Wednesday. The sixthseeded Argentine is coming off a win at the Japan Open last week and is...
  • Hewitt, Tomic eliminated from Shanghai Masters October 9, 2013

    Sydney: Australian tennis players Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic both have been knocked out of the Shanghai Masters in their firstround matches, local media reported on Wednesday. Hewitt lost 64, 62 to Italian Andreas Seppi in straight sets on Tuesday night, as reported. The Australian player grabbed an early break to lead...
  • Kohlschreiber advances to play Del Potro in Shanghai October 9, 2013

    Beijing: Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber and Italy's Andreas Seppi won their firstround matches Tuesday at the Shanghai Masters. They will now take on Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro and Switzerland's Roger Federer respectively. Kohlschreiber defeated Chinese wildcard MaoXin Ghong 75, 62 in just over an hour, hitting nine aces and winning 90...
  • Simon, Gasquet upset at Shanghai Masters October 9, 2013

    Shanghai: Ninth seed Richard Gasquet and 13th seed Gilles Simon were both shocked at the first round of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament here on Tuesday. Gasquet was beaten 63, 64 by Canada's Vasek Pospisil. After the defeat, the Frenchman's chance of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals was...
  • Rafael Nadal eyes record Masters title at Shanghai October 8, 2013

    Shanghai: World No.1 Rafael Nadal looks forward the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament, seeking to win a record sixth ATP Tour Masters 1000 title of the season. The 27yearold currently leads the way with 26 Masters crowns, his closest challenger being Swiss mogul Roger Federer with 21. No male tennis player has...