David Ferrer of Spain celebrates after a winning point against Steve Johnson of the United States during their final match at the Erste Bank Open tennis tournament in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
Ronald Zak
November 03, 2015

PARIS (AP) Former champion David Ferrer advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters by beating Alexandr Dogolpolov 6-2, 6-2 Tuesday.

The eighth-seeded Ferrer, who has qualified for the ATP finals, did not face a single break.

Next up for the 2012 champion will be either 12th-seeded Marin Cilic or Grigor Dimitrov.

Also, qualifier Edouard Roger-Vasselin ended Ivo Karlovic's chances of breaking the single season record for aces. Karlovic hit 29 aces but lost 4-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), ending his season with 1,447 aces.

Goran Ivanisevic holds the record with 1,477 aces, set in 1996.

Roger-Vasselin will take on fifth-seeded Tomas Berdych in the second round.

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