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Russia's Daniil Medvedev reacts during his group stage match against Germany's Alexander Zverev.(REUTERS)

Medvedev notches first win at ATP Finals, Djokovic up next

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 08:05 AM IST
The 24-year-old’s 6-3 6-4 win put him joint top of the Tokyo Group alongside world number one Novak Djokovic, who put on a masterclass to trounce debutant Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-2.
Austria's Dominic Thiem waves after losing his quarter final match against Russia's Andrey Rublev.(REUTERS)
Austria's Dominic Thiem waves after losing his quarter final match against Russia's Andrey Rublev.(REUTERS)

Recovered Thiem starts preparations for ATP Finals

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 02:23 PM IST
U.S. Open champion Thiem struggled with blisters during the Vienna Open last month and his title defence at his home tournament ended when he lost in the quarter-finals.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev poses with his trophy after the Paris Masters tennis tournament final, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 in Paris. Daniil Medvedev won the Paris Masters for the first time by beating Germany's Alexander Zverev 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday for his eighth career title and third at a Masters event.(AP)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev poses with his trophy after the Paris Masters tennis tournament final, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 in Paris. Daniil Medvedev won the Paris Masters for the first time by beating Germany's Alexander Zverev 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday for his eighth career title and third at a Masters event.(AP)

Medvedev beats Zverev to win his 1st Paris Masters final

Paris | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 11:02 PM IST
The third-seeded Russian secured just his second win against the fourth-seeded Zverev in seven matches, and his previous victory against the imposing German was also in a Masters final last year in Shanghai.
File image of Rohan Bopanna.(File)
File image of Rohan Bopanna.(File)

Bopanna-Marach enter the quarterfinals of Paris Masters

Paris | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 07:57 PM IST
The unseeded Indo-Austrian pair came from behind to defeat their fancied rivals 3-6 6-4 10-8 in the round of 16 tie Wednesday night.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 9, 2020 Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas after his semi final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 9, 2020 Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas after his semi final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo(REUTERS)

Humbert ousts second-seeded Tsitsipas at Paris Masters

Reuters | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 03:45 PM IST
The 34th-ranked Frenchman won 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-6 (3) for one of the biggest wins of his young career. Humbert was outside the top 700 three years ago and only started playing regularly on the main Tour last season.
Croatia's Borna Coric during the final against Russia's Andrey Rublev.(REUTERS)
Croatia's Borna Coric during the final against Russia's Andrey Rublev.(REUTERS)

Borna Coric advances in straight sets at Paris Masters

PARIS | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 07:59 PM IST
“It was not an easy match and every time we have played it’s been very tough,” Coric said. “I played one bad game at 2-1 in the first set, when I missed two first serves, but pretty much the rest of the time I was serving huge.”
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)

Djokovic pulls out of Paris Masters with no points to win

BELGRADE | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 03:21 PM IST
“I won’t play in Paris as I can’t add to my points tally but I will go to Vienna and London,” Djokovic told Wednesday’s edition of Belgade daily Sportski Zurnal.
Germany's Alexander Zverev with Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their group stage match.(REUTERS)
Germany's Alexander Zverev with Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their group stage match.(REUTERS)

ATP Finals: Nadal loses opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 09:08 AM IST
The Spanish top seed, who has never won the event, came into the tournament at London’s O2 Arena under an injury cloud and was well short of his imperious best as he went down 6-2, 6-4.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Italy's Matteo Berrettini in their ATP World Tour Finals(AP)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Italy's Matteo Berrettini in their ATP World Tour Finals(AP)

Novak Djokovic thrashes Berrettini in ATP Finals opener

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Novak Djokovic ruthlessly took Matteo Berrettini apart at the ATP Finals on Sunday as he began his quest to reclaim the number one ranking by winning his opening group match 6-2 6-1.
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his quarter final match against France's Jo-Wilfred Tsonga.(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his quarter final match against France's Jo-Wilfred Tsonga.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal racing to be fit for ATP Finals with No.1 up for grabs

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 11:43 PM IST
Nadal is bidding to clinch the year-end number one spot in the ATP rankings for a fifth time -- he is currently 640 points ahead of Djokovic ahead of the season-ending tournament in London, starting on Sunday.
Spain's Rafael Nadal speaks during a press conference after pulling out of the Paris Masters.(AP)
Spain's Rafael Nadal speaks during a press conference after pulling out of the Paris Masters.(AP)

Rafael Nadal to travel to ATP finals despite injury

Madrid | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 06:09 PM IST
Even though he withdrew from his semi-final tie with Denis Shapovalov, Nadal’s run to the last four in Paris saw him reclaim the number one spot from Novak Djokovic on Monday.
Spain's Rafael Nadal during his round of 16 match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal during his round of 16 match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)

‘Super sad’ Rafael Nadal out of Paris Masters, doubt for ATP Finals

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 12:00 AM IST
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters just minutes before the scheduled start of his semi-final against Denis Shapovalov on Saturday, leaving the Canadian to play Novak Djokovic in the final.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his semi final match against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his semi final match against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov.(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach Paris Masters final

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 12:05 AM IST
The world number one, who will be supplanted by Rafael Nadal at top of the ATP rankings on Monday, prevailed in a high-octane first-set tiebreak before wearing Dimitrov down in the second.
File image of India tennis players Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)
File image of India tennis players Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)

Paris Masters: Bopanna-Shapovalov bow out in quarters

Paris | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 12:31 PM IST
The Indo-Canadian duo fought hard for over 80 minutes before losing 5-7, 7-6, 8-10 against the Russian pair to bow out of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his quarter final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his quarter final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)

Paris Masters: Djokovic crushes Tsitsipas to set up Dimitrov semi-final

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 10:32 PM IST
The 32-year-old, battling Rafael Nadal for the year-end world number one spot, dispatched Greek star Tsitsipas in only 58 minutes.
Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his second round match against France's Corentin Moutet.(REUTERS)
Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his second round match against France's Corentin Moutet.(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic overcomes illness to advance in Paris Masters

Paris | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 12:06 PM IST
The Serbian will next meet Briton Kyle Edmund -- who beat 14th seed Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 7-5, 6-3 -- for a place in the quarter-finals.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev in action during his second round match against France's Jeremy Chardy.(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev in action during his second round match against France's Jeremy Chardy.(REUTERS)

Daniil Medvedev stunned by Chardy at Paris Masters

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Medvedev, who has climbed to world number four after his brilliant run of form, took the opening set but slipped to a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 loss at Bercy Arena.
Russia's Karen Khachanov in action.(REUTERS)
Russia's Karen Khachanov in action.(REUTERS)

Defending champion Khachanov dumped out of Paris Masters, Shapovalov through

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 09:35 PM IST
Khachanov beat four top-10 players, including Novak Djokovic in the final, to win the 2018 tournament, but was knocked out after an indifferent second-round display this time around.
Switzerland's Roger Federer(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer(REUTERS)

Federer withdraws from Paris Masters as Cilic, Tsonga progress

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 09:16 AM IST
World number three Federer claimed his 10th Basel title on Sunday but decided to skip the final Masters event of the season at Bercy Arena.
Marin Cilic of Croatia hits to Rafael Nadal of Spain.(USA TODAY Sports)
Marin Cilic of Croatia hits to Rafael Nadal of Spain.(USA TODAY Sports)

Marin Cilic, Milos Raonic make winning starts at Paris Masters

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 11:39 PM IST
Cilic eased past Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 7-6(5) 6-4 to set up a second round meeting with three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka.
Switzerland's Roger Federer returns a ball.(AP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer returns a ball.(AP)

Roger Federer withdraws from Paris Masters

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Tournament director Guy Forget said he was “disappointed” with Federer’s late decision to withdraw.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action.(REUTERS)

Stan Wawrinka into Basel second round, keeps London hopes alive

Basel | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 10:43 PM IST
Wawrinka, who was a runner-up to Andy Murray in Antwerp last weekend, currently stands at 15th in the race for the season-ending showpiece in London with 1,500 rankings points available between Basel and next week’s Paris Masters.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov in action.(REUTERS)
Canada's Denis Shapovalov in action.(REUTERS)

Denis Shapovalov lands maiden ATP title in Stockholm

Stockholm | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 09:30 PM IST
Shapovalov, 20, did not drop a single set throughout the week in Stockholm and blasted 16 aces to see off the 60th-ranked Krajinovic.
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after defeating John Isner in the singles final of the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Miami Gardens(AP)
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after defeating John Isner in the singles final of the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Miami Gardens(AP)

Roger Federer defeats Isner in Miami final for 101st title

Miami | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 01:04 AM IST
Federer has been the form player in South Florida and his performance against big-serving Isner proved it as the 33-year-old home-nation hero was overwhelmed by the Swiss star’s incredible consistency.
TOPSHOT - Second placed Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with his trophy after the men's singles final tennis match against Russia's Karen Khachanov.(AFP)
TOPSHOT - Second placed Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with his trophy after the men's singles final tennis match against Russia's Karen Khachanov.(AFP)

ATP Rankings: Despite Paris heartbreak, Djokovic reclaims top spot

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 05:46 PM IST
The Serb lost in the final of the Paris Masters to Karen Khachanov on Sunday but regained number one spot for the first time since October 31, 2016.
Winner Russia's Karen Khachanov (R) and second placed Serbia's Novak Djokovic pose with their trophies.(AFP)
Winner Russia's Karen Khachanov (R) and second placed Serbia's Novak Djokovic pose with their trophies.(AFP)

Paris Masters: Karen Khachanov stuns Novak Djokovic to win title

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 11:21 PM IST
The 22-year-old Russian has for some time been seen as one of the rising young talents of the sport but few could have envisaged his demolition of the Serbian superstar, who was on a three-month, 22-match winning streak.
Russia's Karen Khachanov in action during his semi final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem(REUTERS)
Russia's Karen Khachanov in action during his semi final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem(REUTERS)

Khachanov destroys Thiem to make Paris Masters final

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 10:28 PM IST
The 22-year-old, 6ft 6in Russian, already the owner of two indoor hard court titles this year, moved one step away from the biggest title of his career at the Bercy indoor arena, crushing his Austrian friend in 70 one-sided minutes.
Tennis - ATP 1000 - Paris Masters - AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France - October 30, 2018 Switzerland's Roger Federer during a press conference REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)
Tennis - ATP 1000 - Paris Masters - AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France - October 30, 2018 Switzerland's Roger Federer during a press conference REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)

Roger Federer confirms Paris Masters participation

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 11:03 PM IST
Roger Federer will play the winner of the tie between France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Croatia’s Milos Raonic on Wednesday after recieving a bye in the first round.
Switzerland's Roger Federer last played in the Paris Masters in 2015.(AP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer last played in the Paris Masters in 2015.(AP)

Federer due in town as Sousa lines up Djokovic at Paris Masters

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 10:25 AM IST
The 37-year-old Swiss star won his 99th career title at the weekend in Basel but hasn’t played in Paris in three years due to injury and selective scheduling.
Richard Gasquet returns the ball to Denis Shapovalov during their men's singles first round match in the Paris Masters.(AFP)
Richard Gasquet returns the ball to Denis Shapovalov during their men's singles first round match in the Paris Masters.(AFP)

Richard Gasquet downs erratic Shapovalov in Paris

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 09:53 AM IST
Shapovalov made a brisk start and raced to a 3-0 lead before Gasquet responded with a mix of aggressive backhands and clever drop shots to reel off five consecutive games.
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