BNP Paribas Masters 2016: Wednesday Tennis Scores, Results, Updated Schedule

By
at Internationaled.org

Published: November 2, 2016

commentComment         Print This Post Print This Post

Novak Djokovic cruised to the third round of the 2016 BNP Paribas Masters in Paris, beating Gilles Muller in two sets on Wednesday.

The Serb didn't play his best tennis but was barely ever troubled, keeping his bid to win the tournament and secure the No. 1 ATP ranking at the end of the year alive. Andy Murray had to dig a lot deeper, needing three sets against Fernando Verdasco.

Marin Cilic triumphed 7-6 (9-7), 6-2 over Ivo Karlovic and will face David Goffin in the next round. The Belgium No. 8 seed had little trouble in seeing off Nicolas Mahut.

Earlier in Paris, Japanese No. 5 seed Kei Nishikori comfortably dispatched the challenge of Viktor Troicki in straight sets, 6-2, 7-5.

See the rundown of results from Wednesday's play:



Recap Djokovic used his serve to book his spot in the next round of the Paribas Masters on Wednesday, dropping just a single point on serve in the first set against Muller.

The Djoker barely had to push the pedal, but when he did, it was clear Muller was no match for the defending champion. TennisTV shared this highlight of the match:



Djokovic will meet Grigor Dimitrov in the next round.

Cilic and Karlovic had a monumental, hour-long battle for the first set as no player was able to break the other's serve.

That was until the tiebreak, when Cilic, seeded No. 9 in Paris, managed to get over the line by taking his fourth set point. The second set was an altogether easier affair as Cilic gained some measure of the booming Karlovic serve to close the match out.

Despite losing his serve in the opening game, Nishikori recovered to take five games in a row as he clinched the opening set over Serbia's Troicki in half an hour of one-sided play.



Troicki proved a more stubborn opponent in the second set but could not find the true consistency needed to get past Nishikori, who wo...
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Tennis

Latest News


Comments




Sponsors

Bruins Tickets The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.

Red Wings Tickets The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

Penguins Tickets The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.

New York Rangers Tickets play their home games at Madison Square Garden, they are one of the oldest teams in the NHL, having joined in 1926 as an expansion franchise, and are part of the group of teams referred to as the Original Six.

San Jose Sharks Tickets The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California, United States.

Toronto Maple Leafs Tickets The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.

New Jersey Devils Tickets The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.

Washington Capitals Tickets The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C.

Buffalo Sabres Tickets The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League. Get the Sabres and all of your NHL Tickets here.

NASCAR season is on of the most attended sports in the world. NASCAR Tickets to the best tracks is a must every year. Some of these tracks are: Talladega Tickets, Lowes Motor Speedway Tickets, Pocono Raceway Tickets, located in Ridgeway Virginia you have Martinsville Speedway Tickets and southern US you have two of the most popular Atlanta Motor Speedway Tickets and Texas Motor Speedway Tickets. Don't miss all the racing events this year!

Boston Red Sox Tickets The Boston Red Sox are a member of the Major League Baseball’s American League Eastern Division. Since 1912, the Red Sox's home ballpark has been Fenway Park. This is one of the hottest MLB Tickets sales of any team in the major league.

New York Yankees Tickets The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of the Bronx, in New York City, New York and are a member of Major League Baseball's American League East Division. Get tickets to one of the hottest games of the season Yankees Red Sox Tickets.

Chicago Cubs Tickets The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's National League.

Phillies Tickets The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are the oldest continuous, one-name, one-city franchise in all of professional American sports, dating to 1883.

Orioles Tickets The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Do you love wrestling? Get your WWE Tickets and WWE Survivor Series Tickets today!