Benoit Paire

  • Dancevic, ball boy faint as heat spikes in Australian Open 14-01-2014 01:57 PM

    Melbourne: Canadian qualifier Frank Dancevic and a ball boy, who both fainted, were the most obvious victims of the searing heat on Tuesday when temperatures hit 41 degrees Celcius (108 degrees Fahrenheit) on day two of the Australian Open. Dancevic collapsed during his first round match against France's Benoit Paire...
  • Paire upsets Raonic to reach Stockholm semis 19-10-2013 09:14 AM

    Stockholm: French wild-card entry Benoit Paire beat second-seeded Milos Raonic 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Stockholm Open. Paire will face seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday after the Bulgarian beat left-handed Kenny De Schepper of France 6-4, 6-2. Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain also advanced...
  • Benoit Paire reaches 2nd round of Stockholm Open 15-10-2013 09:04 AM

    Stockholm: Sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-4, 6-4 on Monday to reach the second round of the Stockholm Open. Paire will next face Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, who advanced when Jurgen Zopp of Estonia quit because of injury at 5-5 in the first set....
  • Paire beats Montanes in Hamburg to reach 3rd round 16-07-2013 11:44 PM

    Germany: Ninth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the third round of the German Tennis Championships on Tuesday by beating Albert Montanes of Spain 6-1, 6-4. Gael Monfils beat 2010 Hamburg champion Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-3 to make the second round of the clay-court tournament. Golubev had to...
  • Nishikori first Japanese man in 75 years to reach French Open last 16 01-06-2013 06:05 PM

    Paris: Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese man in 75 years to reach the French Open's fourth round, doing so with a victory where his opponent was docked a point for being coached. The 13th-seeded Nishikori beat No. 24 Benoit Paire of France 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-1 Saturday. Paire...
  • Nadal subdues Benoit Paire to advance at Madrid Open 08-05-2013 11:03 PM

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal avoided a similar fate to beaten world number one Novak Djokovic when he dismissed French young gun Benoit Paire 6-3, 6-4 to claim a place in the third round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Serb Djokovic fell to another promising youngster, Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, in the...
  • First-round byes for top 3 in Portugal, Paire advances 30-04-2013 09:41 AM

    Oeiras: Sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France beat Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday in the opening round of the Portugal Open. The top three men's seeded players, led by David Ferrer, have first-round byes in the clay-court tournament. In the women's event, fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro...
  • Nadal beats Paire, reaches quarters in Barcelona 26-04-2013 05:01 PM

    Barcelona: Seven-time winner Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open by beating Benoit Paire of France 7-6 (2), 6-2 on Friday. Paire broke Nadal's first service game, but when the fifth-ranked Spaniard found his rhythm he had little trouble extending his winning streak on the Real Club...
  • Nadal faces busy Friday after rain hits Barcelona Open 26-04-2013 08:38 AM

    Barcelona: Rafael Nadal may have to play two matches at the Barcelona Open on Friday after his third round clash against Frenchman Benoit Paire was postponed by rain on Thursday. The world number five and second seed, gunning for an eighth Barcelona title, will face Paire on Friday with either...