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Injury blights Nadal at Paris Masters; Djokovic into final

Nov. 2, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Injury blighted Rafael Nadal again as he pulled out of his Paris Masters semifinal on Saturday, meaning top-ranked Novak Djokovic will go for his fifth title at the indoor tournament against Denis Shapovalov. Fans hopeful of seeing a 55th career matchup between Nadal and Djokovic in Sunday's...

Djokovic and Nadal on course to meet in Paris Masters final

Nov. 1, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Rafael Nadal remain on course to face off in the Paris Masters final, a 55th match in their intense rivalry, after winning their quarterfinals in straight sets on Friday. Djokovic demolished seventh-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-1, 6-2 after losing to the...

Nadal beats Wawrinka again to reach Paris Masters quarters

Oct. 31, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka for the 19th time in 22 meetings, winning 6-4, 6-4 Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. The two players share 22 Grand Slams, but Nadal has 19 of them and once again established a stranglehold on his Swiss opponent. Wawrinka's blistering one-handed...

No. 1 Djokovic and No. 2 Nadal reach Paris Masters 3rd round

Oct. 30, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Four-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame a first-set wobble against unheralded Corentin Moutet, beating the 97th-ranked Frenchman 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The top-ranked Djokovic lost his serve in game seven and needed to save two set points in...

Djokovic beats Shapovalov to reach 3rd round in Shanghai

Oct. 9, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Novak Djokovic opened his title defense at the Shanghai Masters by beating Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the third round. Djokovic, who had a bye into the second round, improved his career record against the Canadian to 3-0 and has now won 22 straight sets in Asia —...

Bublik beats Dimitrov to reach Chengdu semifinals

Sep. 27, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

CHENGDU, China (AP) — Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan saved two match points and hit 35 aces to upset fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 5-7, 7-6 (9), 7-6 (3) Friday and reach the semifinals of the Chengdu Open. Bublik reached just his second ATP tour semifinal and denied Dimitrov his 300th match win in the...