Andy Murray beats John Isner to win Paris Masters title
This is Andy Murray's 14th Masters title overall. (AP Photo) PARIS (AP) — Celebrating the best season of his career, Andy Murray cemented his rise to No. 1 by beating John Isner 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Sunday to win the Paris Masters for the first time. It was his... Read more
Petra Kvitova beats Elina Svitolina to win Elite Trophy title
The world No.13 came back from three games down to win in straight sets. (Petra Kvitova Twitter) ZHUHAI, China (AP) — Third-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic overcame a slow start to beat Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday and win the Elite Trophy title. After losing her... Read more
Timea Bacsinszky reveals she owes her recovery to Stan Wawrinka
The Swiss player had a knee injury at the beginning of the season. (AP Photo) Timea Bacsinszky says advice from Stan Wawrinka helped her return from a knee injury at the beginning of the season. The 27-year-old from Switzerland, who works with Wawrinka’s former coach and is from his... Read more
Milos Raonic doubtful for ATP Finals with torn right quad
Milos Raonic had to withdraw from his semifinal match against Andy Murray in Paris. (AP Photo) PARIS (AP) — Milos Raonic could miss the ATP Finals because of the leg injury that forced him to withdraw from the Paris Masters on Saturday, leading to Andy Murray becoming world No.1.... Read more
Petra Kvitova has gotten stronger as season nears the end
Petra Kvitova's last challenge is the Fed Cup final. (AP Photo) While most players have finished their season, Petra Kvitova is just getting in gear. The Czech went 16-15 to begin the year, but is 26-7 since the end of the hard court swing. She has also added two... Read more
Without playing a point, Andy Murray seals No. 1 spot in Paris
Milos Raonic withdrew from the match due to a tear in his quad. (AP Photo) PARIS (AP) — After such a long wait, reaching the summit of men’s tennis was an anticlimax for Andy Murray. Without playing a point, the Scot ended a seven-year wait to secure the world... Read more
Jack Sock’s win over Thiem leaves us wondering about their ceilings
Jack Sock defeated Dominic Thiem, 6-2, 6-4, in just 55 minutes. (AP) Coming into the second-round match between Dominic Thiem and Jack Sock in Paris on Wednesday, you might have thought that the Austrian would be the hungry competitor, while the American would be the guy with one eye... Read more
Elina Svitolina upsets Johanna Konta to reach final of Elite Trophy
Elina Svitolina will face Petra Kvitova in the final. (AP Photo) ZHUHAI, China (AP) — Elina Svitolina rallied from a set down to upset top-seeded Johanna Konta 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the final of the WTA Elite Trophy. The fourth-seeded Ukrainian will face third-seeded Petra Kvitova... Read more
Andy Murray just one win away from becoming No. 1 for first time
Andy Murray defeated Tomas Berdych, 7-6 (9), 7-5, in the Paris Masters quarterfinals. (AP) Andy Murray will reach No. 1 in the world for the first time if he reaches the final in Paris. The Scot’s path to the top ranking opened following Novak Djokovic’s loss to Marin Cilic... Read more
Novak Djokovic shows that his competitive juices are still flowing
Novak Djokovic beat Grigor Dimitrov, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, and will face Marin Cilic in the Paris quarterfinals. (AP)  Novak Djokovic long ago proved himself to be one of tennis’ greatest back-to-the-wall players. Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: They’ve all reached match point on Djokovic, only to see him wipe... Read more