BNP Paribas Masters Sunday Tennis Results
BNP Paribas Masters
RESULTS - SUNDAY, 3 NOVEMBER, 2013
Singles - Final
 N Djokovic (SRB)
d  D Ferrer (ESP) 75 75
Doubles - Final
 B Bryan (USA)
/ M Bryan (USA) d  A Peya (AUT) / B Soares (BRA) 63
FINALS REVIEW – DJOKOVIC DENIES FERRER REPEAT TITLE;
BRYANS WIN DOUBLES
Djokovic became just the 15th player in the Open Era to
win 40 titles on the ATP World Tour with his defeat of
David Ferrer in the BNP Paribas Masters final.
Djokovic, the 2009 champion in Paris-Bercy, denied
Ferrer a repeat title after the Spaniard claimed his
maiden ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown a year ago. It
was the 16th Masters 1000 title for Djokovic, who won
his 200th match victory at the level.
• The Serb
kept alive his slim hopes of finishing year-end World
No. 1 for a third consecutive year and will seek to
wrestle the mantle from top-ranked Rafael Nadal at the
upcoming Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
had his nine-match winning streak at the Palais
Omnisports de Paris-Bercy snapped, dropping a seventh
consecutive ATP World Tour final after triumphing in
Auckland and Buenos Aires to open the year. He was
looking to become the first player to win back-to-back
titles in the history of the BNP Paribas Masters.
• Top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan won their third
title in Paris, exacting revenge on Alexander Peya and
Bruno Soares, a week after the Austrian-Brazilian duo
saved four match points to defeat the Americans in the
• It was the Bryans' fifth ATP
World Tour Masters 1000 crown of the year and 11th title
overall in 2013.
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID
Djokovic: "I am definitely playing
the best tennis this year now. I'm playing on a very
high level and have lots of confidence in myself, in my
"I knew that coming into the match I'm
going to have to work for my points. He's a great
competitor, one of the most respected guys on tour
because he works hard and he's very humble and he's a
very nice person.
“It was very physical, trust
me. But in the last few games of both sets it was mental
in the end, just trying to show your opponent that
you're there, that you want to attack, that you want to
take your opportunities.
“From tomorrow I'm going
to start thinking about London. From tonight, actually.
Because on Tuesday night I play Federer already, a huge
challenge for me."
Ferrer: “I think it was a really good
match, really good rallies. I played maybe better than
yesterday, and I lost.
“I am happy with my game,
because the last few tournaments I [played well] and I
am happy with myself. Now I want to relax and be with my
team, and tomorrow I travel to London for the last
tournament of the season."
Bob Bryan: “It was great week for us.
We're very happy with our performance against a team
that has had a fantastic year and who is playing with a
lot of confidence at the moment. Hopefully this bodes
well for the last tournament of the season.
city has been good to us during our careers. We
appreciate the support from the Parisian crowd and
today's atmosphere was fantastic for doubles. We'll
travel onto London tonight and we look forward to
playing at The O2, another venue where the spotlight
shines brightly on our sport."