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Oct 30, 2014

Murray qualifies for Tour Finals, Federer wins

PARIS (Reuters) – Andy Murray’s recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the Paris Masters quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday.

After dropping outside the world top 10 following his U.S. Open quarter-final exit, Murray began a late push for a spot in the London showpiece event, which features eight of the best players this season.

Oct 30, 2014

Murray qualifies for Tour Finals with Dimitrov win

PARIS (Reuters) – Briton Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence when he qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday.

After dropping outside the world’s top 10 following his U.S. Open quarter-final exit, Murray began a late push for a spot in the London showpiece event, which features eight of the best players this season.

Oct 30, 2014

Slumping Wawrinka refuses to press the panic button

PARIS (Reuters) – Stan Wawrinka has only won two matches since the U.S. Open, yet there is no reason to panic, according to the Swiss, as the ATP World Tour Finals and the Davis Cup final loom.

Third seed Wawrinka produced yet another erratic performance as he slumped to a 6-7(2) 7-5 7-6(3) defeat against Kevin Anderson in the third round of the Paris Masters on Thursday, suffering his fourth defeat in five matches.

Oct 30, 2014

Tennis-Slumping Wawrinka refuses to press the panic button

PARIS, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Stan Wawrinka has only won two matches since the U.S. Open, yet there is no reason to panic, according to the Swiss, as the ATP World Tour Finals and the Davis Cup final loom.

Third seed Wawrinka produced yet another erratic performance as he slumped to a 6-7(2) 7-5 7-6(3) defeat against Kevin Anderson in the third round of the Paris Masters on Thursday, suffering his fourth defeat in five matches.

Oct 30, 2014

Tennis-Murray qualifies for Tour Finals with Dimitrov win

PARIS, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Briton Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence when he qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday.

After dropping outside the world’s top 10 following his U.S. Open quarter-final exit, Murray began a late push for a spot in the London showpiece event, which features eight of the best players this season.

Oct 29, 2014

Chardy makes Federer fight for third round berth

PARIS (Reuters) – Roger Federer kept up his hopes of finishing the year as world number one when he downed Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (5) 6-7 (5) 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.

The world number two, who has a chance of leapfrogging Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings and equalling Pete Sampras’s record of ending six seasons as the number one, knew Chardy would be a tough nut to crack and he didn’t disappoint at Bercy.

Oct 29, 2014

Tennis-Chardy makes Federer fight for third round berth

PARIS, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Roger Federer kept up his hopes of finishing the year as world number one when he downed Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (5) 6-7 (5) 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.

The world number two, who has a chance of leapfrogging Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings and equalling Pete Sampras’ record of ending six seasons as the number one, knew Chardy would be a tough nut to crack and he didn’t disappoint at Bercy.

Oct 29, 2014

Murray one step closer to London after Paris win

PARIS (Reuters) – Andy Murray is within one match of securing his place in the ATP World Tour Finals after easing past local favorite Julien Benneteau 6-3 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the Paris Masters.

The Scot, who needs to reach the last eight at Bercy to book his ticket to the Nov. 9-16 finals at the O2 Arena in London, next meets ninth seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria or Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas.

Oct 29, 2014

Tennis-Murray one step closer to London after Paris win

PARIS, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Andy Murray is within one match of securing his place in the ATP World Tour Finals after easing past local favourite Julien Benneteau 6-3 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the Paris Masters.

The Scot, who needs to reach the last eight at Bercy to book his ticket to the Nov. 9-16 finals at the O2 Arena in London, next meets ninth seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria or Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas.

Oct 28, 2014

Champion Djokovic breezes through at Paris Masters

PARIS (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic began his Paris Masters title defense with a routine 6-3 6-4 win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the second round on Tuesday.

The top seed, who had a first-round bye, next faces 13th-seeded American John Isner or Frenchman Gael Monfils for a place in the quarter-finals.

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      "I have been with Reuters for nine years, working as a sports reporter in Paris. I have covered Olympics in Turin, Beijing and Vancouver, African Nations Cup in Ghana and Angola. As a cycling correspondent, I have been covering the Tour de France since 2006."
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