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Struff, the top seed, is out. If Dan could win the tourney, he could go up to about 106. The French Open cut-off is 104 with a couple of weeks to go.

I'm just wary of whether or not Dan can do that on clay. There are some players around him who will do much better on clay than he will. He could get direct entry through being around the top of the alternate list.

Dan lost in three sets yesterday, so that halts his ranking rise for now.

Not sure what his plans are for clay. As far as I can tell he isn't entered for any challengers on clay in the next 3 weeks. But he could have decided to take a step up and play qualies for main tour tournaments.
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TAIPEI  SF  l  DAN V BERANKIS

Dan wins 6-3 7-6 with great serving and backhands to move up to 110

http://live-tennis.eu/

http://www.flashscores.co.uk/match/O6DBJNHq/#h2h;all
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Good win for Dan, he's through to the final in Taipei to face Kravchuk, who defeated Liam Broady in the semi.

Dan will go to 110 in live rankings and a win tomorrow would see him break the top 100.

Think he needs to be top 100 in either the week beginning 9th or the week beginning 16th May to make the Wimbledon main draw. Good chance he'd get in as an alternate if not, but if he isn't going to make the cut off then Wimbledon should really give him a WC.

He's entered for the Busan challenger this coming week and I think Seoul the following week. He's not playing on clay at all, focusing on hard court challengers in Asia before kicking off his grass season in Manchester.
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Is this final overnight?
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Is this final overnight?

3.30pm local time, so think that is 8.30am BST.
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Thank you. The tournament now is showing on the ATP live scores.
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Thank you. The tournament now is showing on the ATP live scores.

You can get the match on a free, legal and safe, livestream here tomorrow morning:

http://livestream.com/ATP/taipei2016centrecourt
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A fine win. Some interesting plays by Daniel. Very good play. Congratulations on making world top 100. That might be enough to help him to a Wimbledon spot this year. 
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Well done Dan. Second title of the year. In to the top 100. Three more challengers in Asia and then onto grass at home.
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