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Paris Masters: Ferrer, Wawrinka reach quarterfinals

Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters.Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-3, while Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 31, 2013 19:15 IST ]
paris masters ferrer wawrinka reach quarterfinals
paris masters ferrer wawrinka reach quarterfinals

Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters.






Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-3, while Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-3, 6-2.

Wawrinka stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals spots.

The seventh-seeded Swiss rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the first set and broke Almagro twice in the second. Wawrinka outplayed Almagro, hitting 26 winners to 13 for the Spaniard and making only 15 unforced errors.

Ferrer hit an overhead shot from the baseline to break for a 4-2 lead in the second. The third-seeded Spaniard saved the two break points he faced.

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