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No Djok – Holger Rune’s Novak Paris dream

DANISH teenager Holger Rune has stunned former world number one Novak Djokovic to win his maiden ATP Masters 1000 crown at the Paris Masters overnight. In doing so, the 19-year-old reached the top 10 in the world rankings for the first time in his career. The win, which marked Rune’s third title – both career […]

Medvedev comes from behind to end Zverev’s 12-game winning streak

IT was unlucky number 13 for Alexander Zverev, who despite being a set up and 4-4 in the ATP Paris Masters Final, could not come through for his 13th straight win, losing to an impressive Daniil Medvedev. The Russian proved too good for the German, coming back from losing the first set in a tight […]

Zverev upsets Nadal to book Paris final against Medvedev

ALEXANDER Zverev has recorded his 12th straight win, defeating world number two Rafael Nadal for only the second time in his career to book a spot in the Paris Masters final. The German won 6-4 7-5 in an hour and 39 minutes, turning around a 1-5 head-to-head between the pair to continue his remarkable winning […]

Nadal survives Carreno Busta fight to hand Schwartzman first ATP Finals spot

RAFAEL Nadal has surged into the ATP Paris Masters 1000 semi-finals following a come-from-behind win over ninth seed Pablo Carreno Busta. In a battle of the two Spaniards, Carreno Busta needed to win to keep his ATP Finals hopes alive, and looked good early by winning the first set. Nadal rallied as he always does, […]

Humbert joins big guns in huge Paris Masters final eight

UGO Humbert is the sole unseeded player through to the ATP Paris Masters 1000 quarter finals with the up and coming Frenchman joining a host of top 10 seeds in the final eight. Aside from Humbert’s upset win over second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas back in the second round, the lowest ranked seed in the quarter […]

Thompson upsets Coric as Schwartzman edges closer to ATP Finals

JORDAN Thompson caused the upset of the day against 15th seed Croatian Borna Coric, coming from behind to win in two hours and 14 minutes. The unseeded Australian won 2-6 6-4 6-2 to break up a day of largely predictable results. Ranked 61st in the world, the Sydney local weathered 14 aces off Coric’s racquet […]

Gombos snuffs out Goffin’s last ATP Finals hope

DAVID Goffin has missed out on qualifying for the ATP Finals following a shock second round loss to Slovakian qualifier Norbert Gombos at the Paris Masters. The eighth seed went down in a heart-breaking loss 6-4 7-6 which officially put a line through the world number 14’s hopes of playing in the most prestigious invite-only […]

French trio advance in Paris as Masters 1000 gets underway

ALL three French competitors have advanced through to the Round of 32 at the Paris ATP 1000 Masters in what will be the final non invite-only event left on tour. For a handful of top 40 players their seasons are over until the Australian summer whilst for others, their year still remains alive as they […]

2020 ATP Paris Masters preview: Five-time winner Djoker out as Rafa returns to Tour

RAFAEL Nadal will return to the ATP Tour at the Rolex Paris Masters and has earned the status of top seed after five-time winner Novak Djokovic opted not to play at the event. Instead, the world number one who had a shock loss to Lorenzo Sonego in Vienna will head to the Nitto ATP Finals […]