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Nov 13, 2014

Nishikori beats stand-in Ferrer, now must wait

LONDON (Reuters) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori surged to a three-set victory over alternate David Ferrer at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday and must now wait anxiously to see if he has done enough to reach the semi-finals.

The 24-year-old lost the opening set to the Spaniard, who was a late stand-in for injured Milos Raonic, but played beautifully after that to seal a 4-6 6-4 6-1 win — his second in Group B after also beating Andy Murray.

Nov 13, 2014

Tennis-Nishikori beats stand-in Ferrer, now must wait

LONDON (Reuters) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori surged to a three-set victory over alternate David Ferrer at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday and must now wait anxiously to see if he has done enough to reach the semi-finals.

The 24-year-old lost the opening set to the Spaniard, who was a late stand-in for injured Milos Raonic, but played beautifully after that to seal a 4-6 6-4 6-1 win — his second in Group B after also beating Andy Murray.

Nov 13, 2014

Tennis-Raonic withdraws from ATP Tour finals, replaced by Ferrer

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Canada’s Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the ATP Tour Finals in London due to injury and been replaced by Spain’s David Ferrer.

The 23-year-old lost his first two round-robin matches at the season-ending tournament to Roger Federer and Andy Murray although still had an outside chance of reaching the semis.

Nov 12, 2014

Tennis-Unstoppable Djokovic eyeing golden finale

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – For 15 minutes Novak Djokovic appeared to have a fight on his hands at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday, then the Serb dialled up his A game and tore Stanislas Wawrinka to pieces.

Such was the perfection of his tennis for most of a 6-3 6-0 thrashing it is hard to argue against him crowning his year as world number one and with a hat-trick of titles at the ATP’s year-ending showpiece.

Nov 12, 2014

Djokovic destroys Wawrinka, Berdych back in mix

LONDON (Reuters) – Ruthless world number one Novak Djokovic thrashed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 6-0 as he closed in on a stunning climax to his season at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday.

The Serb responded to losing the first two games to steamroller the Swiss who was unfortunate to meet the defending champion at his imperious best.

Nov 12, 2014

Tennis-Djokovic destroys Wawrinka, Berdych back in mix

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Ruthless world number one Novak Djokovic thrashed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 6-0 as he closed in on a stunning climax to his season at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday.

The Serb responded to losing the first two games to steamroller the Swiss who was unfortunate to meet the defending champion at his imperious best.

Nov 12, 2014

Disappointed Cilic blames tiredness for ATP Finals flop

LONDON (Reuters) – Marin Cilic’s debut appearance at the ATP World Tour Finals is fast turning into a nightmare after his second consecutive drubbing at the O2 Arena on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Croat, who qualified by virtue of winning the U.S. Open in September, arrived with high hopes but so far he has managed a mere six games in two matches.

Nov 12, 2014

Tennis-Disappointed Cilic blames tiredness for ATP Finals flop

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Marin Cilic’s debut appearance at the ATP World Tour Finals is fast turning into a nightmare after his second consecutive drubbing at the O2 Arena on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Croat, who qualified by virtue of winning the U.S. Open in September, arrived with high hopes but so far he has managed a mere six games in two matches.

Nov 12, 2014

No miracle cure says bouncing Czech Berdych

LONDON (Reuters) – Knock him down and one thing is certain about Tomas Berdych at the ATP World Tour Finals — he will bounce right up again.

The 29-year-old Czech has qualified for the year-ending showpiece beside the River Thames five years in succession and each time he has lost his opening match.

Nov 12, 2014

Tennis-No miracle cure says bouncing Czech Berdych

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Knock him down and one thing is certain about Tomas Berdych at the ATP World Tour Finals — he will bounce right up again.

The 29-year-old Czech has qualified for the year-ending showpiece beside the River Thames five years in succession and each time he has lost his opening match.