The former world number four Sebastien Grosjean has been named the Davis Cup captain for France for the next two seasons. Grosjean who won four ATP titles before retiring in 2010 was part of the winning French team that beat Australia to win the Davis Cup in 2001.
The world number one Novak Djokovic was on fantastic form this evening to progress to the final of the end of season ATP Finals in London with a straight sets victory over Kevin Anderson. Djokovic the 14 time Grand Slam champion has not dropped a set all week won the match 6-2 6-2 and will face Alexander Zverev in tomorrows final. Zverev won his semi-final earlier today against crowd favourite Roger Federer 7-5 7-6.
The last spot in the ATP Finals end of season event in London semi-finals has been clinched by German Alexander Zverev. The third seed Zverev beat Marin Cilic 7-6 6-3 in the last match of the group stages and will now face Roger Federer in the last four. In the other semi-final is Novak Djokovic against Kevin Anderson.
The six-time champion Roger Federer has secured his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London for the 15th time this evening with a straight sets victory over Kevin Anderson. Federer was just to good for the big serving South African winning the match 6-4 6-3 and the victory means he tops the group to boost his chances of avoiding the World number one Novak Djokovic in the last four. There was good news for British fans with Jamie Murray and Brazilian partner Bruno Soares winning all their three group matches with another good win today over Henri Kontinen and John Peers 3-6 7-6 10-3.
The World number on Novak Djokovic beat German Alexander Zverev in straight sets 6-4 6-1 this afternoon to become the first man to reach the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London. This evening Marin Cilic defeated American John Isner 6-7 6-3 6-4. On friday Isner faces Zverev while Cilic will play Djokovic with one other semi-final place at stake.
Roger Federer kept his hopes alive to reach the semi-finals of the end of season ATP Finals in London this evening with a straight sets victory over Dominic Thiem. Federer the six-time champion won the match 6-2 6-3 with a solid performance after his shock defeat to Kei Nishikori on Sunday which was full of unforced errors. Next for Federer on Thursday is Kevin Anderson who thrashed Nishikori this afternoon 6-0 6-1.
The world number one Novak Djokovic was in fantastic for this evening to win his opening match at the ATP Finals in London. Djokovic beat the big serving American John Isner the world number 10 in straight sets 6-4 6-3. Earlier in the day Alexander Zverev won against rival Marin Cilic in two tight sets 7-6 7-6.
Roger Federer has lost his opening group match at the ATP Finals in London this evening to Japan’s Kei Nishikori. Federer chasing a 100th career title at the end of season tournament, lost in straight sets 7-6 6-4 to the world number nine. Earlier this afternoon big serving South African and current world number six Kevin Anderson made a superb start to his ATP Finals beating Dominic Thiem 6-3 7-6. The world number one Novak Djokovic opens his campaign tomorrow evening against American John Isner.
Karen Khachanov from Russia has defeated the world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the Paris Masters title this afternoon. Khachanov the world number 18, won the match 7-5 6-4 to claim his first ATP Masters title and ends Djokovic 22 match unbeaten run. Khachanov tomorrow will become the world number 11 and is the first Russian player since Nikolay Davydenko in 2009 to win a Masters 1000 title.
Novak Djokovic has beat Roger Federer in an epic tight three set match at the Paris Masters this afternoon. Djokovic who is now unbeaten in 22 matches, won the semi-final 7-6 5-7 7-6 and will return to world number one on Monday. Tomorrow in the final Novak will face Russian Karen Khachanov who defeated Dominic Thiem in straight sets 6-4 6-1 in the other semi-final, if victorious the Serbian will draw level with Spain’s Rafael Nadal on 33 career Masters titles.