9 Nov 2013

Wawrinka keeps semi-final hopes alive

11:01 am on 9 November 2013

The Swiss tennis player, Stanislas Wawrinka, has kept his hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Wawrinka beat the Spaniard, David Ferrer, 6-7(3) 6-4 6-1 to claim a second victory on his debut appearance at the year-ending event although should Tomas Berdych beat already-qualified Nadal later today it will prove to be the last match of Wawrinka's season.

For Berdych the scenario is quite simple, a straight sets win over the world No.1 means he wins Group A, a three-sets win and he qualifies as runner-up.

Defeat would send him home to concentrate on the Davis Cup final against Serbia in Belgrade.