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Murray makes ATP Finals in 'bad year'

(AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) Andy Murray clinched a spot in the ATP Finals on Thursday after beating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets at the Paris Masters and then sent a message to his critics by scribbling "bad year" on a courtside television camera.

Following a tumultuous year that saw him change coach and recover from a serious back injury, Murray booked his spot at the season-ending tournament in London by reaching the quarterfinals at the Palais Omnisports with a 6-3, 6-3 win over No. 9 seed Dimitrov.

Before leaving the court, Murray signed "bad year" on a camera lens.


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Rank Player Points
1 N. Djokovic 11,510
2 R. Federer 9,280
3 R. Nadal 8,195
4 S. Wawrinka 5,385
5 T. Berdych 4,485
6 D. Ferrer 4,465
7 K. Nishikori 4,355
8 A. Murray 4,295
9 M. Cilic 4,195
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3 S. Halep 6,292
4 P. Kvitova 5,966
5 A. Ivanovic 4,820
6 A. Radwanska 4,810
7 E. Bouchard 4,715
8 C. Wozniacki 4,625
9 N. Li 3,970
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