Paris Masters Marin Cilic locks down Tour finals berth

The 2014 US Open champion avenged three earlier defeats to Goffin this year

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Croatia's Marin Cilic in action against Belgium's David Goffin at the Paris Masters on November 3, 2016 play

Croatia's Marin Cilic in action against Belgium's David Goffin at the Paris Masters on November 3, 2016

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Croatia's Marin Cilic secured his place at this month's Tour finals in London with a 6-3, 7-6 (11/9) victory over David Goffin at the Paris Masters on Thursday.

The 2014 US Open champion avenged three earlier defeats to Goffin this year to leave just one remaining spot in the eight-man field at the prestigious November 13-20 event.

Cilic will face either world number one Novak Djokovic or 14th seed Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals in Paris.

Belgium's Goffin was eliminated from Tour finals contention following the loss, with Dominic Thiem, Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fighting for the final berth.

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