International sports, tennis: Soderling sails through Paris Masters

Paris, France (GenevaLunch) – Robin Soderling moved up from number 5 to 4 in the world after gracefully putting down Gaël Monfils 6-1, 7-6 Sunday 14 November to win the Paris ATP Masters. It is Soderling’s first ATP Master 1000 title and he is now gunning for a top spot at the O2 in London […]

International sports, tennis: Djokovic victorious in Paris

Paris, France (GenevaLunch) – Serbian Novak Djokovic (ATP 3) confirmed his position as the in-form player of the last month with another tournament win. He beat French local favourite Gael Monfils 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 in the final after crushing Rafael Nadal in the semis. He now looks like the favourite for the end of season finals in […]

International sports, tennis: Round four of US Open, Nadal moves on, Murray out

Flushing Meadows, New York (GenevaLunch) – Third seed Rafael Nadal showed he was in good form yesterday in the fourth round of the US open by beating Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 6-1 6-3, despite a reported intestinal problem, and after coming back from serious knee injuries earlier this year. In the other matches […]

International sports, tennis: Federer wins again at French Open

Paris, France (GenevaLunch) – Roger Federer cruised past Gael Monfils to reach his 20th successive Grand Slam semi-final. He took the first set in the tie break and then accelerated to win 7-6 6-2 6-4. He will meet  fifth seed Juan Martin Del Potro in his next match as the Argentine disposed of Tommy Robredo […]