Murray Qualifies For ATP World Tour Finals

LONDON – Andy Murray has qualified for the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals after he defeated Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday to reach the BNP Paribas Masters quarter-finals. Murray has secured his place for a seventh straight year to leave only three singles spots up for grabs at the season finale, to be held at

Federer extends winning streak, reaches Paris QFs

Roger Federer kept up the pressure on Novak Djokovic in the battle for year-end No. 1 Thursday when he reached the BNP Paribas Masters quarter-finals. Second seed Federer extended his winning streak to 14 matches with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over 20-year-old French qualifier Lucas Pouille to set up a clash against seventh seed Milos Raonic, who has a chance of qualifying for next month’s ATP World Tour Finals

Djokovic, Federer and Murray reach Paris Masters quarterfinals

BNP Paribas Masters, Paris, France Third-round results: (2) Roger Federer defeats Lukas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 (1) Novak Djokovic defeats Gael Monfils 63 76(2) (6) Kei Nishikori defeats (10) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 (14) Kevin Anderson defeats (3) Stan Wawrinka 6-7(2), 7-5, 7-6(3) (8) Andy Murray defeats (9) Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 6-3 (5) Tomas Berdych defeats (12) Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 6-3 (4)

US Team for Master’ U BNP Paribas Competition; Wayne Bryan Gives His Suggestions on USTA Player Development

The United States will send another strong team to the annual Master’U BNP Paribas international collegiate competition next month in France, aiming for its fourth consecutive title. Eight teams from around the world play singles, doubles and mixed doubles in a team competition that begins December 4 in Rennes, France. Last year the US team of Peter Kobelt, Marcos Giron, Mitchell Frank, Robin Anderson, Lauren Herring and Sabrina Santamaria defeated Russia 7-0 in the final.

Hard Work Pays off for Andy Murray in Sealing World Tour Finals Berth

Six straight weeks of constant tournament play for Andy Murray has finally yielded the desired result, as the British No. 1 booked his place at the ATP end-of-season extravaganza at London’s O2 Arena on Thursday. The two-time Grand Slam champion comfortably dismantled Grigor Dimitrov 6-3 6-3 in the third round of the Paris Masters to confirm his participation at the World Tour Finals for the seventh straight year (excluding 2013 when he was injured)

After 22 matches in 36 days in four countries, Andy Murray’s off to London

He has played 22 matches in four different countries in the last 36 days, during which time he has flown some 15,000 miles and on occasions driven himself to the point of exhaustion, but Andy Murray has finally reached his destination. The Scot’s emphatic 6-3, 6-3 victory over Grigor Dimitrov here at the Paris Masters ensured his qualification for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals for the seventh year in a row.

Federer Takes Out Pouille 6-4 6-4 in Bercy

Hey guys, a routine win for Federer here as he comfortably defeated French Qualifier Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-4 to move into the Quarter Finals at the BNP Paribas Masters. This one always looked like an easy matchup on paper and although Pouille played well the Swiss was able to play in 2nd gear throughout and …The post Federer Takes Out Pouille 6-4 6-4 in Bercy appeared first on peRFect Tennis.

Halep gets red hot Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe

People’s opinions are divided when it comes to weather Simona Halep should have played tactically and lost to Ana Ivanovic in straight sets during the round robin phase of the WTA Finals, thus knocking Serena Williams out, or played fairly as she did, thus decreasing her chances of lifting the big trophy with the mighty […] The post Halep gets red hot Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe appeared first on Women's Tennis Blog.

Autumn Death March

Immediately after Andy Murray wrapped up an impressive 6-3, 6-3 win over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters today, the familiar marker was thrust into the Scot’s hand so that he might perform a trick that by now has become a tedious cliché: Writing his name or some message on the lens of a courtside camera. Murray signed his name and added: Bad Year! He was being ironic