Federer is now only 500 points behind Djokovic.
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Roger Federer is taking his battle with Novak Djokovic for the world No. 1 spot down to the wire as he arrives at the Paris Masters as the hottest player on tour.Swiss 17-time Grand Slam winner Federer won his 82nd career tournament and sixth title at Basel Sunday, extending his winning streak to 12 matches.World No. 3 Rafael Nadal is out for the season, as he gets set to have an appendix operation, while Swiss No. 2 Stan Wawrinka is guaranteed his place in London, and Croat Marin Cilic, ranked seventh, qualifies automatically, as U.S. Open champion.Federer has had a superb season and will now be looking to get his extended family installed in the French capital, as well as recovering from his efforts in Basel, where he won a sixth title.
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