Novak Djokovic’s player box will look a little different in Paris
Novak Djokovic will be without Boris Becker and Marian Vajda during the Paris Masters. (AP Photo) Novak Djokovic has neither of his coaches with him at this week’s Paris Masters. According to Serbian reports, it had been previously arranged that the world No. 1 would not bring Boris Becker or Marian Vajda. Instead, Djokovic... Read more
Despite withdrawal from Paris, Gael Monfils will be fit for ATP Finals
Gael Monfils says his injury won't affect his chances at the ATP World Tour Finals. (AP Photo) Gael Monfils should be fit for the ATP Tour Finals despite withdrawing from the Paris Masters with an injury. Holding a press conference in Bercy, Monfils provided further details about his injury problems... Read more
Richard Gasquet, Fabio Fognini, Andrea Petkovic make coaching changes
Richard Gasquet, who previously worked with Sebastien Grosjean, will bring on Thierry Champion. (AP) The coaching carousel is in full swing with the offseason around the corner, as multiple players have announced coaching changes. Richard Gasquet will stop working with Sebastien Grosjean and bring on Thierry Champion. Sergi Bruguera will stay on... Read more
Juan Martin del Potro leads Argentina in Davis Cup final vs. Croatia
Juan Martin del Potro will be teamed with Federico Delbonis, Guido Pella and Leonardo Mayer. (AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Juan Martin Del Potro will lead Argentina’s team for the Davis Cup final against Croatia later this month in Zagreb. Argentina captain Daniel Orsanic named Del Potro on... Read more
The Race for No. 1: Previewing and predicting the Paris Masters
Will Novak Djokovic hang onto his No. 1 ranking in Paris? (AP) No Federer, no Nadal, no problem. This year’s BNP Paribas Masters in Paris features a compelling alternative, one that it hasn’t often had in recent years: a tightening race for the year-end No. 1 ranking. For that... Read more
Andy Murray could replace Novak Djokovic as world No. 1 this week
If Andy Murray wins in Paris and Novak Djokovic doesn't reach the final, the Scot will be No. 1. (AP) Andy Murray’s title in Vienna has him within reach of the No. 1 ranking, but Novak Djokovic—who has been in the top spot for 122 consecutive weeks—could still keep it with a good... Read more
Kristina Mladenovic, Garcia to spearhead France in Fed Cup final
Caroline Garcia, Kristina Mladenovic, Alize Cornet and Pauline Parmentier were picked on Wednesday. (AP) PARIS (AP) — France captain Amelie Mauresmo kept faith in the same players for the Fed Cup final against the two-time defending champion Czech Republic next week. Caroline Garcia, Kristina Mladenovic, Alize Cornet, and Pauline... Read more
Nick Kyrgios agrees to see psychologist, will have suspension reduced
Nick Kyrgios isn't scheduled to play again this season. (AP)  The ATP tour has said that Nick Kyrgios has agreed to see a sports psychologist under an ATP-approved program, indicating that his suspension will be reduced from seven weeks to three. “Nick has taken up the care plan on offer to... Read more
Top-seeded Johanna Konta opens Elite Trophy with win over Sam Stosur
Johanna Konta broke Sam Stosur's serve four times and dropped one service game. (AP) ZHUHAI, China (AP) — Top-seeded Johanna Konta opened her Elite Trophy campaign by beating 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday. Konta broke Stosur’s serve four times and dropped one service game. “Against... Read more
Milos Raonic’s 17 aces propel him into third round of Paris Masters
Milos Raonic, a runner-up here to top-ranked Novak Djokovic two years ago, sealed victory with consecutive aces. (AP) PARIS (AP) — Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 17 aces as he beat Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6 (5), 6-4 Tuesday to reach the third round of the Paris Masters. The big-serving... Read more