Originally written October 29, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
  (October 29, 2013) Novak Djokovic moved into the third round of the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris with a tough win over 22-year-old French qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert 7-6(3) 6-3. Herbert kept pace with Djokovic in the first set and at one point had two set points. Djokovic dismissed them and forced a tiebreak, which the Serb won 7-3. This was only Herbet’s second appearance in an ATP main draw. Djokovic built a 5-0 lead in the second set when his opponent went on a 3 game run breaking Djokovic as he served for the match. Kei Nishikori dashed the London hopes for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga saving 2 match points and beating the Frenchman 1-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7). The loss means that  Tsonga‘s quest for a spot in next week’s ATP World Tour Finals is officially over.   RESULTS – TUESDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2013 Singles – Second Round [2] N Djokovic (SRB) d [Q] P Herbert (FRA) 76(3) 63 K Nishikori (JPN) d [8] J Tsonga (FRA) 16 76(4) 76(7) – saved 2 M.P. [9] R Gasquet (FRA) d F Verdasco (ESP) 75 67(6...

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