Tag Archives: Paris Masters

Paris: “Indo-Pak Express” Rolls Through

For the most part, I don’t pay too much attention to doubles, save for the rare events when singles players play doubles.  But this occasion is special and very notable: Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi aka the “Indo-Pak Express,” win their … Continue reading

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Paris: Victory for Roger

Fed’s dorky comments on his BNP Paribas trophy: “I don’t know where else, but there was some other place I could barely not lift the trophy. But this one I could. This is steel, so you can imagine how strong I am. (Laughter.)” Paris … Continue reading

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A Parisian Dream Final

Federer had a dominant SF victory over Berdych, dispatching the Czech 6-4 6-3.  The Paris SF showed Fed at his best, creating angles and hitting backhand winners with beautifully timed footwork.  Whether he’ll be able to maintain this level for … Continue reading

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Wednesday Worries

Given DelPo’s withdrawal from Paris, his tennis season will come to an end at Davis Cup.  Which, if you’re a fan of Team Argentina, is the all-encompassing event for which DelPo and Nalby will be fighting for glory and country. … Continue reading

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Hitting Partners & Brotherly Love

On FB, Rafa posted a photo of his new training partner, Teimuraz Gabashvilli.  The no. 136-ranked Russian recently lost in the Paris-Bercy qualies.  It seems he flew straight from Paris to Manacor to train with Nadal. The Portuguese junior Frederico … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-up: Valencia and Basel

After a three-set heartbreaker, Marcel Granollers defeats Juan Monaco to win the 2011 Valencia Open.  With this win, Granollers moves to a career-high ranking of no. 28.  A+ to the commentators who remarked ad nauseum that Granollers had defeated half … Continue reading

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Del Potro Withdraws from Paris, Right Shoulder Injury

Del Potro has withdrawn from the Paris-Bercy Masters.  According to Fue Buena, the official reason is a right shoulder injury.  JMDP appeared to be under the weather during his SF loss in Valencia.  At the moment, he still looks alright … Continue reading

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Soderling Will Not Defend Paris

In recent news, Robin Soderling will not be defending his title at the Paris-Bercy Masters.  He will be replaced in the draw by Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil.  Due to mono, Soderling hasn’t been active since winning the Ski Star Swedish … Continue reading

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