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ATP Ranking as of Monday 7, November 2011 and Battle For The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 5:55 AM

The final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament of the season gets underway on Monday at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy. Three places remain up for grabs at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals and the leading contenders, Tomas Berdych, Mardy Fish and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, will look to qualify with strong showings in Paris.



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ATP Ranking as of Monday, November 7, 2011


ATP Staff |  7 November 2011

With three spots still up for grabs in the chase to the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, the fate of several players' year-end championships hopes will come down to their performances this week.

No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, and No. 8 Mardy Fish all control their own destiny – reach the final and they’re guaranteed a berth to London. Nicolas Almagro (9th) and Janko Tipsarevic (11th) each need to make the final to have a shot at qualifying. Frenchmen Gilles Simon (12th) and Gael Monfils (14th) have to win the title to keep their hopes alive.




*still can't believe it! such a big mistake from the ATP*

ATP in about turn over Berdych Finals spot

Agence France-Presse

Paris, November 6, 2011

Czech Tomas Berdych has not sealed his spot at the ATP season-ending event -- ATP World Tour Finals after the men's tennis governing body, ATP, admitted they had made a mistake on Saturday by saying he had qualified. The 26-year-old remains well-placed along with Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Mardy Fish to fill the remaining three spots in the eight player field.

The final line-up will be decided at this week's Paris Masters.

Novak Djokovic - who is struggling with a shoulder injury - Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Roger Federer and David Ferrer have already qualified for the event.




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ATP Makes An Embarrassing Mistake In Determining Qualifier Of Championship - The ATP reported on Saturday, October 5, 2011 that Berdych had qualified for the Masters, then later redacted the announcement.



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