Result: Tomas Berdych qualifies for ATP Tour Finals by reaching Paris Masters semis

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic waves to the crowd after beating Martin Klizan of Slovakia during their men's singles semi-final match at the China Open tennis tournament in the National Tennis Center of Beijing on October 4, 2014
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Tomas Berdych qualifies for the ATP Tour Finals in London by beating Kevin Anderson to the semi-finals of the Paris Masters.

Tomas Berdych has sealed a place in next month's ATP World Tour Finals in London following a 6-7(4) 6-4 6-4 victory over Kevin Anderson in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters.

Both competitors lost their serve once, which resulted in the opening set being decided with a tie-break, and Anderson was able to edge it 7-4.

Berdych struck instantly in the second set by grabbing a break point and that was all that he needed in order to draw level on sets.

The Czech stumbled in the decider by losing his serve, but then managed to bounce back to break his opponent twice and secure a place in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns a shot to Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2014
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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