World No 4 Marin Cilic and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov have fixed their spots in one month from now’s ATP Finals, leaving two spots still up for gets in the season-finishing competition in London.
The twosome join world No 1 Rafa Nadal, Swiss expert Roger Federer, Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Austrian Dominic Thiem in the tip top eight-man field after Sam Querrey lost his first-round match at the Vienna Open on Tuesday.
Croatian Marin Cilic who won Istanbul Open in May and achieved athe finals at Wimbledon and Queen’s Club to help gain his spot in the ATP Finals for the third time, having already contended in the 2014 and 2016 releases.
‘Third time in four years to make it to London. That was one of my objectives toward the start of the season with my group and I’m happy that we have achieved it,’ Cilic told the ATP site.
Dimitrov’s first ATP 1000 title at the Cincinnati Open in August and his Sofia Open and Brisbane International triumphs helped the 26-year-old turned into the principal Bulgarian to fit the bill for the ATP Finals.
With Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka full scale harmed, Belgian David Goffin and Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta are top choices to snatch the rest of the spots at the November 12-19 occasion.