The French have stormed the Paris Masters and will have a double feature in the finals tomorrow thanks to some fabuleux matches today.
First, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came from a set down to clinch a berth in the final by saving three match points and winning his semifinal match 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 against John Isner. Jo [...]
Yesterday in Paris, Richard Gasquet and Gilles Simon assisted with the draw for the Paris Masters tournament.
Noticeably absent from the draw? Rafael Nadal – who pulled out to rest and focus on the World Tour Finals. There are still three spots left in the Final Showdown. Read what the contenders need to do to grab [...]
The Paris 2011 Masters is just a little over a month away and BNP Paribas has released quite a stunning promotional video to begin the buzz.
The promo has Gilles Simon and Richard Gasquet, two of France’s top players, playing tennis from bateau to bateau on the Seine. Check it out!
(Video: ATP World Tour)
Robin Soderling won his first ATP Masters 1000 title today, defeating Gael Monfils 6-1, 7-6 in the Paris Masters final. Soderling will now surpass Andy Murray as the ATP number 4-ranked player after clinching his sixth career title.
Soderling steamrolled Monfils in the first set with his powerful serve and forehand, barely giving Monfils a chance. In [...]
First semifinal of the day at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris was ATP world number 5 Robin Soderling vs. French favorite Michael Llodra. Soderling saved three match points to defeat Llodra 6-7, 7-5, 7-6, reach his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final, and give the French crowd an amazing show.
“Today it was a great [...]
Frenchman Michael Llodra has been around the block before – 5 ATP titles, 3 Grand Slam doubles titles (2003 & 2004 Australian Open, 2007 Wimbledon), and he’s one of France’s best chances at scooping up the Davis Cup win against Serbia in a few weeks. But the 30-year-old hasn’t been around this block before – [...]
From left to right, Josselin Ouanna, Michael Llodra, Stanislas Wawrinka and Nicolas Mahut were all in action at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris today, and all in action in the same Lacoste polo.
Lacoste was founded by legendary French tennis player, Rene Lacoste, so it’s only fitting for there to be so much Lacoste on [...]
Rafael Nadal met with the press in Paris today to discuss his shoulder injury that forced him to withdraw from the Paris Masters this week. Nadal said he has a small case of tendinitis in his left shoulder and that he withdrew to avoid risking a serious injury before the London event and next year’s Australian [...]