Murray wins Paris Masters 1000 over Isner

published: Nov, 06, 2016

by: Nima Naderi

BNP PARIBAS MASTERS—PARIS, FRANCE

New World No. 1 Andy Murray capped off a tremendous week of tennis at the Paris Masters in France, defeating hard-hitting American John Isner 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4 for the title on Sunday.

Overcoming 18 aces, Murray managed to save six break points throughout the contest, and broke serve on two occasions. Improving to 8-0 against Isner in lifetime meetings, Murray won his eighth title of 2016 after Isner dumped a backhand volley into the net.

Officially ranked No. 1 in the world as of Monday, Murray will now switch his focus to the ATP World Tour Finals in London, where he will attempt to win his first-ever title. The field at the O2 Arena in London will feature Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori, Gael Monfils, Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem alongside side top-seeded Murray.

Isner, who was playing in his second Tour final of the season, lost earlier this year in the Atlanta final to Nick Kyrgios.

Nima Naderi

http://www.tennisconnected.com

Founder and Creative Director of TennisConnected.com. He has over 25 years of coaching experience and is an award winning coach with the PTR. Nima has written articles for the ATPWorldTour.com, TennisCanada.com, TennisViewMagazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. He is also the co-host of the TennisConnected PodCast, the Operations Director for Premium Court and the Tournament Director for the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series.

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