Result: Tomas Berdych beats Feliciano Lopez to quarter-finals of Paris Masters

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 stays in contention in the race to London by reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters at Feliciano Lopez's expense.

Tomas Berdych remains in contention for a spot at the ATP World Tour Finals in London after reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters by sealing a 7-5 6-3 victory over Feliciano Lopez.

Lopez lost his opening service game, but he continued to battle until he found his first break in the ninth game of the first set.

Despite fighting back to 5-5, Lopez lost his serve again which handed Berdych a one-set lead in France.

After edging in front, the momentum swung in Berdych's direction as he grabbed a swift double break in the second set.

Lopez managed to convert a break point of his own, but it failed to trouble Berdych as he went on to see out the set and wrap up the contest.

British player Andy Murray celebrates after winning the semi-final tennis match against Spanish player David Ferrer at the ATP Valencia tennis Open at the City of Arts and Science complex in Valencia on October 25, 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