Result: Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet in straight sets

Roger Federer celebrates his win against Grigor Dimitrov during their Swiss Indoors quarter-final tennis match on October 25, 2013
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Roger Federer records his first win at the ATP World Tour Finals with a straight-sets victory over Richard Gasquet.

Roger Federer has defeated Richard Gasquet in straight sets in the ATP World Tour Finals to win his first game in Group B.

The Swiss player came through 6-4 6-3 after one hour and 22 minutes of tennis.

Federer began the match strongly, breaking Gasquet in the third game to open up a two-game lead.

The Frenchman enjoyed a break of his own in the eighth game, but Federer responded instantly, breaking the Gasquet serve in the next game before serving out the opening set.

Gasquet made several unforced errors in the opening game of the second set, which allowed Federer to break.

In a dramatic final game, Gasquet saved five match points before hitting a tame forehand into the net to give Federer the victory, which moves him to the top of the group.

Roger Federer celebrates his win against Grigor Dimitrov during their Swiss Indoors quarter-final tennis match on October 25, 2013
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060
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