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Nishikori, Goffin advance to 3rd round at Paris Masters

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)  (The Associated Press)

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)  (The Associated Press)

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)  (The Associated Press)

Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Victor Troicki.

The fifth-seeded Nishikori, who made it to the semifinals at the indoor tournament two years ago, will be up against either Jo-Wilfred Tsonga of Albert Ramos Vinolas in the next round.

Also, David Goffin kept alive his slim chances of qualifying for the ATP finals.

Goffin beat Nicolas Mahut 7-6 (5), 6-3 but must win the title in Paris to clinch one of the remaining two spots at the season-ending tournament in London.