ATP Masters 1000 Paris

Medvedev’s Mental Strength Pushes Him To Paris Title

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev are no strangers when it comes to playing each other. They’ve met six previous times – all on hard courts – and it’s been a one-sided rivalry that […]

Medvedev: It’s All About Small Details That Add Up To Wins

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Last year, Daniil Medvedev enjoyed a break out season in which he achieved a career-high ranking of No. 4, making him the highest-ranked Russian since Nikolay Davydenko in 2008. He advanced to nine ATP […]

Zverev, Medvedev Reach Rolex Paris Masters final

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 7, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Three of the current Top 10 – including three of the top four seeds – remained as the semifinal round arrived at the Rolex Paris Masters in Bercy Saturday. By the end, inside near-empty AccorHotels […]

Milos Raonic: Creating Opportunities, Finding Ways To Win

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 7, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been four years since Milos Raonic last won an ATP Tour title – 2016 in Brisbane to be exact – but it hasn’t been for a lack of trying. In that same […]

Stunning Performance Lifts Medvedev Into Paris Semifinals

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 6, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The storyline coming into Friday’s first quarterfinal match at the Rolex Paris Masters between World No. 9 Diego Schwartzman and World No. 5 Daniil Medvedev was clear: Schwartzman would end the FedEx ATP Battle for London and […]

Mannarino: ‘The Next Time, I’m Going To Try My Best Again’

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 6, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Adrian Mannarino isn’t the most well-known of the current group of the French mousquetaires and far from the flashiest. Certainly, he doesn’t have the instant name recognition of Gaël Monfils or Benoit Paire […]

Schwartzman One Win Closer To Nitto ATP Finals Berth

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Diego Schwartzman is only one win away from securing the eighth and final berth in the 50th anniversary of the Nitto ATP Finals. On Thursday, at the Rolex Paris Masters in Bercy, the […]

Nadal Talkative, Appreciative After Latest Career Milestone

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Not long after Rafael Nadal beat his friend and fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, which rewarded him with his 1,000th career singles victory Wednesday evening during the Rolex Paris Masters, the World No. 2 sat down […]

Not Exactly An El Clásico, But Nadal Earns Career Win 1,000

WASHINGTON/PARIS, November 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Last month in Paris, Rafael Nadal earned his 999th career victory when he beat Novak Djokovic to earn his 13th Roland Garros title. This week, the World No. 2 from Spain returned to […]

Stan Wawrinka: In A Good Mindset That’s Good For Tennis

WASHINGTON, November 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Stan Wawrinka arrived at the Rolex Paris Masters this week in a good mindset. It’s good for him and good for tennis, too “Even without [a] crowd, it’s always a great tournament. We […]