The Paris Masters is a men's tennis tournament belonging to the ATP Tour Masters 1000 category, which is the most important category after the four Grand Slam tournaments and the ATP Finals, which is played in Paris-Bercy.
It is held in France and was established in 1969 as the Paris Open; it has been held continuously since then except in 1971 and in the three-year period 1983-85; until 1982 it was played at the Stade de Coubertin and, since 1986, at the Bercy sports palace, in the XII arrondissement of the French capital. The event is the last appointment of the competitive season before the Finals.
In addition to the singles title, the doubles title, established in 1972, is also up for grabs.
In the first class of competition the record of victories belongs to the Serbian Novak Dokovic, author of six successes, while in the second the palmarès is headed by the pair of American twins Bob and Mike Bryan, with four overall successes.