Soares/Pavic Lift Maiden Team Title In Shanghai

Competing in just their eighth event as a pairing, Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares captured their first team title at the Rolex Shanghai Masters on Sunday. The Croatian-Brazilian team snapped defending champions Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo’s eight-match win streak at the ATP Masters 1000 event, breaking serve on three occasions

Melo/Kubot Reach Third Straight Shanghai Final

Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo snapped Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin’s six-match win streak on Saturday, beating the Frenchmen 6-2, 6-4 to advance to their third straight championship match at the Rolex Shanghai Masters. The Polish-Brazilian team won 85 per cent of first-serve points (28/33) and did not face a break

Tsitsipas’ Two Reasons To Celebrate

Stefanos Tsitsipas had two reasons to celebrate on Friday at the Rolex Shanghai Masters, when he beat World No. 1 Novak Djokovic for the second time and also qualified for the Nitto ATP Finals in November. The sixth-seeded Greek recovered from a slow start to record the biggest match win

Medvedev Keeps Winning, But Is Made To Work In Shanghai

Daniil Medvedev breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when he recorded an ATP Tour-leading 56th match win of the season at the Rolex Shanghai Masters. The third-seeded Russian extended his run of form but was made to work hard by Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil in a 7-6(7), 7-5 victory over

Zverev Digs Deep To Edge Chardy In Shanghai

Alexander Zverev dug deep to beat Jeremy Chardy on Wednesday at the Rolex Shanghai Masters to keep alive his chances of qualifying for the Nitto ATP Finals, where he is the defending champion. The fifth-seeded German saved three set points in the first-set tie-break en route to a 7-6(13), 7-6(3) victory

Zverev Makes His Move In Bid For Nitto ATP Finals Spot

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No. 8, Alexander Zverev, +3The 22-year-old German improved his chances of qualifying for the Nitto ATP Finals, where he won the 2018 title, by rising from 11th to eighth position in the 2019 ATP Race To London. He beat Frances Tiafoe, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Sam Querrey, prior to losing to

The Key Things To Watch In Shanghai

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The ATP Tour moves to Shanghai for the eighth ATP Masters 1000 event of the year and the conclusion of the three-week Asian Swing. The Rolex Shanghai Masters provides players with the chance to earn up to 1,000 ATP Rankings points, which could prove crucial in the ATP Race

Djokovic Powers Into Tokyo Final

Ten players who have held the No. 1 ATP Ranking have triumphed at the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships. And on Sunday, Novak Djokovic will have an opportunity to become the 11th. Djokovic defeated 2017 Tokyo champion David Goffin 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 29 minutes on Saturday to reach

Khachanov Grows In Confidence To Beat Fognini In Beijing

Karen Khachanov got off to a slow start on Friday, but responded with a good attitude and gameplay at the China Open to reach his second ATP Tour semi-final of the year. The fourth-seeded Russian overcame Nitto ATP Finals contender Fabio Fognini, the sixth seed from Italy, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1