Diego Schwartzman was in ruthless form on Wednesday, easing past Benoit Paire in straight sets to reach the third round at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers.
After gaining a crucial break at the end of the first set, Schwartzman took control of the match, defeating the Frenchman 7-5
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There are few players like Benoit Paire on the ATP Tour. From forward-facing half-volley tweeners as he rushes the net to drop volleys with incredible touch, the Frenchman has talent oozing from his pores.
“That’s why I play tennis: to have fun on court, to enjoy, to try some hot shots,”
Benoit Paire’s career resurgence this season has led to him earning the right to represent France in the inaugural ATP Cup, held from 3-12 January throughout Australia.
The Frenchman will join Gael Monfils, Lucas Pouille, Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin from 3-8 January in Brisbane, where the team will face Serbia,
Benoit Paire beat countryman Richard Gasquet for only the second time in their nine-match FedEx ATP Head2Head series on Wednesday at the Moselle Open in Metz.
Paire, a two-time ATP Tour titlist this season, won 86 per cent (36/42) of his service points and fought back to reach the quarter-finals