Posts Tagged Western Europe

Berdych reaches quarterfinals at Paris Masters

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic, returns the ball to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their third round match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — Tomas Berdych stayed on course for qualifying for the ATP finals for the fifth straight year by beating Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters on Thursday.

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France’s Levy leads BMW Masters in China

Alexander Levy of France tees off on the 5th hole during the first round of the BMW Masters golf tournament at the Lake Malaren Golf Club  in Shanghai, China Thursday Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo)

SHANGHAI (AP) — France’s Alexander Levy had five straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the lead in the BMW Masters on Thursday.

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PSG back on Marseille’s heels in French league

Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac, right, in action with Lyon's Milan Bisevac, left, during their French League One soccer match at Gerland stadium, in Lyon, central France, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

PARIS (AP) — After two consecutive losses in the space of four days, the joy in Marseille has given way to uncertainty about whether the team is really up for a title push.

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United looks to end poor run in Manchester derbies

Manchester United's manager Louis van Gaal waves as he walks down the touchline before his team's English Premier League soccer match against Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Manchester derby was a fixture that filled the blue half of the city with dread during United’s glory years under Alex Ferguson.

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Wawrinka, Raonic advance at Paris Masters

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, returns the ball to Dominic Thiem of Austria, during their second round match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals.

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