ATP Tour

London line-up complete

2013-10-31 22:15
Richard Gasquet (AFP)

Paris - Stanislas Wawrinka and Richard Gasquet completed the eight-man line-up for the season-ending World Tour Finals in London when Milos Raonic was eliminated in the third round of the Paris Masters on Thursday.

The Montenegro-born, 22-year-old Raonic went down 7-6 (15/13), 6-4 to Czech number one Tomas Berdych.

Swiss world number eight Wawrinka qualifies for his first ever World Finals while Gasquet, who takes on Japanese Kei Nishikori in the third round later in Paris, returns for the first time since 2007.

The eight man line-up for the London tournament, which starts on Monday, will feature Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, David Ferrer, Juan Martin Del Potro, Roger Federer, Berdych, Wawrinka and Gasquet.

British Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, currently third in the rankings, misses out with injury.

Results from the Paris Masters Series tournament on Thursday (x denotes seeding):

Third round:

David Ferrer (ESP x3) bt Gilles Simon (FRA x15) 6-2, 6-3
Tomas Berdych (CZE x6) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x10) 7-6 (15/13), 6-4
Roger Federer (SUI x5) bt Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) 6-3, 6-4
Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG x4) bt Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x7) bt Nicolas Almagro (ESP x12) 6-3, 6-2
Novak Djokovic (SRB x2) bt John Isner (USA x13) 6-7 (5/7), 6-1, 6-2

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