Boris Becker, looking bored during Djokovic second round win over Philipp Kohlschreiber: Becker won the Bercy tournament three times in 1986, 1989 and 1992. He was also finalist in 1990 and 1995. Former world number one Amélie Mauresmo, now Andy Murray’s coach: Michael Chang watching Kei Nishikori’s second round win over Tommy Robredo, with his […]
While Tsonga and Melzer were playing on Court Central in front of 10,000 people, Tommy Robredo and Kei Nishikori were battling on Court 1 in front of about 300 people. Court 1 is terrible, the ceiling is low, it is really noisy and looks like a warehouse or a bunker. The only good thing is […]
I only watched the first set, won easily by Tsonga 6-2, before heading to court 1 for the Nishikori-Robredo second round match. I was quite surprised to learn that Tsonga had to battle three sets to defeat Melzer. Here are a few pictures of the match: Follow our Bercy 2014 coverage on Tennis Buzz.
Win his straight sets win over Julien Benneteau on Wednesday, Andy Murray has now won 19 of his last 21 matches, with 3 titles under his belt (Shenzhen, Vienna and Valencia). 6-3 6-4 for the Scot who can thank Benneteau for all his unforced errors. Murray who is fifth in the race, needs to reach […]
A really solid 6-3 6-4 win for Novak Djokovic who is once again the big favorite for the title here. But he could lose his number one ranking if he loses in quarterfinals and Roger Federer wins the tournament. Djokovic’s coach, Boris Becker won the Bercy tournament three times in 1986, 1989 and 1992. He […]
Bothered by a back injury before the French Open, Richard Gasquet has had a disappointing season so far: he reached only one final (Eastbourne, loss to Feliciano Lopez) and is now out of the top 20. With a good performance in Paris he could secure a spot in the French Davis Cup team that will […]
On Thursday October 23rd I represented Tennis-Buzz at a press day hosted at the Hoxton Arches, London, where New Balance showcased its SS15 collections. With soon-to-be-released sports performance and lifestyle clothing products on show, together with an extensive new footwear collection, I was of course particularly keen to get a sneak peek of the latest […]
Home of the Paris Bercy Masters since 1986, the POPB (Palais Omnisports Paris Bercy) can be can be easily recognized by its pyramidal shape and its walls covered with sloping lawn. Opened in 1984, it was conceived as a modifiable sports arena capable of accomodating between 3500 and 17000 spectators for over 24 sports from […]
Rafael Nadal road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Daniel Brands 4-6 7-6 6-4 6-3 R2 Martin Klizan 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-3 R3 Fabio Fognini 7-6 6-4 6-4 R4 Kei Nishikori 6-4 6-1 6-3 QF Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1 SF Novak Djokovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-7 9-7 David Ferrer road to the final […]
Serena Williams road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Anna Tatishvili 6-0 6-1 R2 Caroline Garcia 6-1 6-2 R3 Sorana Cirstea 6-0 6-2 R4 Roberta Vinci 6-1 6-3 QF Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 3-6 6-3 SF Sara Errani 6-0 6-1 Maria Sharapova’s road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Su-Wei Hsieh 6-2 6-1 R2 […]
Longines Ambassador Andre Agassi will meet his fans on Saturday at the Hour Passion boutique in Paris. Hour Passion 3 rue de Sèvres, Paris 6 June 8th, 10 am (GMT+1)
Pics of Gilles Simon and Viktor Troicki practising together on Friday. Follow our Roland Garros 2013 covereage. Find us also on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.