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Djokovic cruises to victory in Paris

Nov 3, 2014

Djokovic cruises to victory in Paris

Novak Djokovic became the first man to successfully defend his title at the Paris Masters with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Milos Raonic on Sunday, putting himself in a commanding position in his fight with Roger Federer for the year-end No.1 spot. Djokovic, who ...

Fatigued Nishikori falls to Djokovic in Paris semifinals

Nov 2, 2014

Fatigued Nishikori falls to Djokovic in Paris semifinals

Kei Nishikori admits his body is hurting after a tumultuous season that has seen him establish himself as a potential Grand Slam winner, but he has one last mountain to climb. That will come in London in eight days when the speedy Japanese star ...

Nishikori books spot at ATP Finals

Nov 1, 2014

Nishikori books spot at ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori earned a spot in the ATP Finals after defeating David Ferrer of Spain in three sets to reach the semifinals at the Paris Masters on Friday. No. 6 seed Nishikori came from behind to beat the fourth-seeded Ferrer 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 ...

Nishikori beats Tsonga, stays on course for ATP Finals

Oct 31, 2014

Nishikori beats Tsonga, stays on course for ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori, bidding to become the first Asian-born player to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals, beat former champion and local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in a third-round match at the Paris Masters on Thursday. The 24-year-old Nishikori is in sixth position ...

Federer stays on hot streak

Oct 30, 2014

Federer stays on hot streak

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 ...

Djokovic celebrates return with win

Oct 29, 2014

Djokovic celebrates return with win

In his first match since the birth of his first child, defending champion Novak Djokovic stayed on course to finish the season as No. 1 by defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday. The top-seeded Djokovic ...

Nole aiming to stay No. 1

Oct 28, 2014

Nole aiming to stay No. 1

Novak Djokovic already feels like ‘No. 1′ after becoming a father last week and says his battle with Roger Federer for the year-end top global ranking is no more than a luxury problem. The 27-year-old Serb comes to the Paris Masters, which began on ...

Serena routs Halep in final

Oct 27, 2014

Serena routs Halep in final

The lead-up to Sunday’s championship match at the WTA Finals suggested Serena Williams would face a major challenge to beat Simona Halep, but then, the No. 1-ranked player has made a career out of performing at her best when it matters most. She did ...

Serena, Halep showdown set

Oct 26, 2014

Serena, Halep showdown set

After Serena Williams’ embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss. She didn’t have to wait long. ...

Sharapova falls short

Oct 25, 2014

Sharapova falls short

Serena Williams made the semifinals of the WTA Finals and earned the yearend No. 1 ranking without hitting a ball on Friday. Williams’ fortune was at the expense of Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova. Ivanovic had a shot at reaching the semis, and Sharapova ...

Serena rolls by Bouchard

Oct 25, 2014

Serena rolls by Bouchard

Serena Williams rebounded from the worst beating of her professional career to rout Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Thursday, yet her title defense remain in the balance. Williams was humbled by Simona Halep the previous day, when the 18-time Grand ...

Halep storms past Serena

Oct 23, 2014

Halep storms past Serena

Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion’s career. The last time Williams managed to win just two games in a WTA Tour or ...