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Nov 8, 2015

Djokovic has no intention of slowing down after Paris win

PARIS (Reuters) – A long year has taken its toll on some of the world’s best tennis players but the relentless Novak Djokovic gives no indication that he is about to slacken the pace as he heads to the season-ending ATP World Tour finals in London.

The world number one impressed in a 6-2 6-4 defeat of second seed Andy Murray to clinch his fourth Paris Masters on Sunday, becoming the first man with four titles at Bercy and also the first to win six Masters titles in a season.

Nov 8, 2015

I must do better against Djokovic, says Murray

PARIS (Reuters) – There is no shame in losing to Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters final, yet Andy Murray believes he needs to be more competitive when he faces the world number one.

The Briton, seeded second at Bercy, was humbled 6-2 6-4 in Sunday’s final and never looked like he could disrupt a well-oiled machine.

Nov 8, 2015

Tennis-Djokovic has no intention of slowing down after Paris win

PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) – A long year has taken its toll on some of the world’s best tennis players but the relentless Novak Djokovic gives no indication that he is about to slacken the pace as he heads to the season-ending ATP World Tour finals in London.

The world number one impressed in a 6-2 6-4 defeat of second seed Andy Murray to clinch his fourth Paris Masters on Sunday, becoming the first man with four titles at Bercy and also the first to win six Masters titles in a season.

Nov 8, 2015

Tennis-I must do better against Djokovic, says Murray

PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) – There is no shame in losing to Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters final, yet Andy Murray believes he needs to be more competitive when he faces the world number one.

The Briton, seeded second at Bercy, was humbled 6-2 6-4 in Sunday’s final and never looked like he could disrupt a well-oiled machine.

Nov 8, 2015

Impressive Djokovic prevails in Paris again

PARIS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s already brilliant season took on another dimension on Sunday when the world number one became the first man to win six Masters titles in a calendar year by dismissing Andy Murray 6-2 6-4 in Paris.

The Serbian won three of the four grand slam titles — Australian Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open — and has already made sure he will finish 2015 as number one in the ATP rankings. He heads into the Nov. 15-22 World Tour finals in London beaming with confidence, having won his last 22 matches.

Nov 8, 2015

Tennis-Impressive Djokovic prevails in Paris again

PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s already brilliant season took on another dimension on Sunday when the world number one became the first man to win six Masters titles in a calendar year by dismissing Andy Murray 6-2 6-4 in Paris.

The Serbian won three of the four grand slam titles — Australian Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open — and has already made sure he will finish 2015 as number one in the ATP rankings. He heads into the Nov. 15-22 World Tour finals in London beaming with confidence, having won his last 22 matches.

Nov 7, 2015

Ibrahimovic double blast inspires five-goal PSG

PARIS (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice as Paris St Germain made up for their midweek Champions League defeat by crushing Toulouse 5-0 to stretch their Ligue 1 lead to 13 points on Saturday.

The capital side went down 1-0 at Real Madrid on Tuesday but against lesser opposition they turned their chances into goals and now have 35 points from 13 games.

Nov 7, 2015

Soccer-Ibrahimovic double blast inspires five-goal PSG

PARIS, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice as Paris St Germain made up for their midweek Champions League defeat by crushing Toulouse 5-0 to stretch their Ligue 1 lead to 13 points on Saturday.

The capital side went down 1-0 at Real Madrid on Tuesday but against lesser opposition they turned their chances into goals and now have 35 points from 13 games.

Nov 7, 2015

Record-chasing Djokovic sets up Murray showdown

PARIS (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic survived a second-set blip to reach the Paris Masters final with a 6-3 3-6 6-0 win over Stan Wawrinka, his 21st victory in a row, on Saturday.

Djokovic, looking to become the first man to win six Masters title in a season, briefly lost focus as French Open champion Wawrinka of Switzerland ended the Serb’s 29-set winning streak to claim the second set.

Nov 7, 2015

Murray charges past Ferrer to reach Paris final

PARIS (Reuters) – World number three Andy Murray reached his maiden Paris Masters final when he overpowered Spanish eighth seed David Ferrer 6-4 6-3 despite a few off lapses on Saturday.

The British second seed lost his focus at times but eventually had too much for the 2012 Bercy champion as he set up a showdown with either world number one Novak Djokovic or French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka.

    • About Julien

      "I have been with Reuters for nine years, working as a sports reporter in Paris. I have covered Olympics in Turin, Beijing and Vancouver, African Nations Cup in Ghana and Angola. As a cycling correspondent, I have been covering the Tour de France since 2006."
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