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Result: Juan Monaco sweeps past Grigor Dimitrov

Result: Monaco sweeps past Dimitrov
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Juan Monaco beats Grigor Dimitrov to advance through to the last 16 of the Paris Masters.

Juan Monaco has progressed through to the third round of the Paris Masters by defeating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets.

The world number 10 edged a close first set on a tie-break, before sealing his passage through to the last 16 with a 7-6 6-2 victory.

There was just one break point in an opening set dominated on serve before Monaco used his experience to take a one-set lead.

Monaco raced into a 3-0 advantage at the start of the second before Dimitrov halted his opponent's momentum with a service hold in the fourth game.

However, Monaco continued to remain strong on his own serve and he comfortably sealed victory in one hour 37 minutes.

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