Paris Masters: Andy Murray Books London Berth; Djokovic, Federer also Reach Quarterfinals

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Friday, October 31st, 2014 | 0

Two-time Grand Slam champion, Andy Murray, has qualified for the year-ending World Tour Finals in London, after winning his third-round encounter against Bulgarian star, Grigor Dimitrov, at the ATP Paris Masters on Thursday.

The 27-year-old London-resident has had a tough season this year, having faced some depressing losses in the preliminary rounds of various tournaments. But, eighth-ranked Scot made sure that he books his ticket for the coveted tournament in London, with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Dimitrov.

I made it very difficult for Grigor. I hardly made any mistakes at all throughout the match,” an ecstatic Murray was quoted as saying by after his triumph.


Meanwhile, top seeds Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer also advanced to the last-eight stage with straight-set wins against their respective counterparts in the third round.

Djokovic survived 12 aces to scrape past Frenchman Gael Monfils, 6-3, 7-6, whilst Federer brushes aside qualifier Lucas Pouille, 6-4, 6-4.

However, third seed Stanislas Wawrinka gulped the dust as he went down fighting to lower-ranked South African, Kevin Anderson, 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 in a grueling clash that lasted for 2 hours and 50 minutes.


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