Paul Henri Mathieu

  • Mathieu, Muller advance at Moselle Open 5 days ago

    Metz: Former runner-up Paul-Henri Mathieu of France advanced to the second round of the Moselle Open on Monday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) win over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Both players held serve throughout on the indoor hard court and Mathieu, who reached the final in 2008, justified his wild-card...
  • Del Potro through to quarter-finals at ABN Amro February 13, 2014

    Rotterdam: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro has beaten France's Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2, 7-6 (2) to book his berth in the quarter-finals of the ABN Amro tournament in Rotterdam. The Argentine, who is recovering from a wrist injury, breezed through the first set before the pace slowed considerably in the second. Del...
  • Richard Gasquet beats Mathieu to reach Open Sud quarters February 7, 2014

    France: Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France easily advanced to the Open Sud de France quarter-finals after beating countryman Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday. Gasquet, the defending champion, saved all seven break-point chances he faced and broke Mathieu's serve twice in each set. He next faces another countryman, qualifier Albano Olivetti. Third-seeded...
  • Mathieu reaches 2nd round of Open Sud de France February 3, 2014

    Montpellier: French wild-card entry Paul-Henri Mathieu reached the second round of the Open Sud de France when compatriot Nicolas Mahut retired while trailing 6-1, 3-0 on Monday. Ranked 140th in the world, Mathieu earned his first victory in the main draw of a tournament this year to set up a meeting...
  • Del Potro beats Mathieu in Swiss Indoors semis October 26, 2013

    Basel: Top-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina used his dominating serve to beat Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 6-4, 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors quarter-finals on Friday. Del Potro had 11 aces and never faced a break point against the 101st-ranked Mathieu. In Saturday's semi-finals, del Potro will play doubles specialist Edouard...
  • Monfils beats Mathieu to reach Round 2 in Stuttgart July 10, 2013

    Stuttgart: Gael Monfils of France defeated compatriot Paul-Henri Mathieu 7-6 (0), 6-4 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Mercedes Cup. Monfils had 16 aces to set up a meeting with sixth-seeded Florian Mayer, who defeated another German, Andreas Beck, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. Victor Hanescu rallied to beat...
  • Two more bite the dust at Wimbledon June 28, 2013

    London: Frenchman Michael Llorda quit his singles match on Thursday, then went back out on the court to play doubles - yet another odd twist in what has been an unusually injury prone week at Wimbledon. Llorda cited hamstring problems for forcing him to stop after losing the first set of...
  • World No 1 Djokovic begins historic quest with straight-sets win January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic got his Australian Open title defense off to worry-free start, breaking Paul-Henri Mathieu's serve in the opening game and going on to beat the veteran Frenchman 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 on Monday at Rod Laver Arena. Djokovic, who broke Mathieu's serve at 5-5 in the deciding set, is attempting...
  • Djokovic faces tough first round as history beckons January 13, 2013

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic takes his first steps towards entering the history books on Monday and the two-time defending Australian Open champion is taking nothing for granted in his first round clash. The world number one, bidding to become the first man in the professional era to win three successive Australian...
  • Mathieu outlasts Isner in marathon five sets June 1, 2012

    Paris: Just over a year ago, Paul-Henri Mathieu was in a plaster cast and could only manage 15 minutes of tennis. Sitting on a bench, that is. On Thursday, he stayed out for five hours and 41 minutes to beat American John Isner 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16 in the second...