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Del Potro beats Ferrer to reach Mexico Open quarters

Acapulco (Mexico), March 1; Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro defeated Spain’s David Ferrer 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in an epic battle to move to the quarter-finals of the Mexico Open tennis tournament here.

In a match lasting 2 hours and 24 minutes on Wednesday night, the two players fought it out with a fine display of tennis on the centre court in what was arguably the best match of the tournament yet, reports Efe.

Del Potro, seeded sixth, broke Ferrer’s serve in the 10th game of the first set to take it 6-4, but Ferrer broke back in the second, only to be broken again by the Argentine to level scores at 4-4.

Ferrer showed his fighting spirit by immediately breaking back and then taking the set 6-4 on his serve.

The third set saw a fierce clash, marking the match as the best of the competition yet, with Ferrer saving a break point in the fourth game and Del Potro finally getting the break in the sixth.

However, with Del Potro leading 5-3 and serving for the match, Ferrer refused to bow down and managed to get two break points with brilliant returns and crafty play.

Del Potro used his lethal serve to win straight points and get an advantage, before forcing the Spaniard to hit long to win the match.

In the other match, South Korean Hyeon Chung beat US player Ernesto Escobedo 6-3, 6-1 to set up a last-eight clash with South African Kevin Anderson, who defeated Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-4.

Federer Overcomes Rough Start To Reach Montreal Quarters

Second-seeded Swiss Roger Federer overcame a shaky start to defeat Spain’s David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and book a berth in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup here.

The 36-year-old Federer was on Thursday outplayed from the baseline in the early going by the unseeded Ferrer, who broke the 19-time Grand Slam champion’s serve twice in taking the first set, reports Efe.  Virat Kohli but Suresh Raina is the Best Fielder in India Jonty Rhodes

The Swiss also struggled more than usual on serve in the second set but managed to draw level with the Spaniard and then took full control of the match early in the third set when Ferrer made a series of unforced errors.

Federer grabbed a second service break late in the third set to effectively seal the victory and improve to 17-0 lifetime against the 35-year-old Spaniard.

Next up for Federer in Friday’s quarter-finals of this US Open tune-up event will be 12th-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut, who saved a match point in a narrow 4-6, 7-6(7-5), 7-6(7-2) victory on Thursday over unseeded Frenchman Gael Monfils.  Ravindra Jadeja Credits MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli for Rapid Rise in Tests

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Spain’s Ferrer In Third Round Of Wimbledon

London, July 6 (IANS) Spanish Tennis player David Ferrer advanced to the third round of Wimbledon after Belgian Steve Darcis retired here on Thursday.

Darcis was three games down in the first set when he decided to pull out due to back, hip and abdominal problems, reports Efe.

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Ferrer is now set to play against the winner between American Ryan Harrison and Czech Tomas Berdych, seeded No.11.

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Darcis is the ninth player to retire from Wimbledon singles’ competitions this year, as well as another player from the doubles, in just four days.

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Spain’s Ferrer in Wimbledon second round

Spanish tennis player David Ferrer on Tuesday advanced to the second round of Wimbledon, defeating Richard Gasquet.

The 35-year-old Spaniard clinched a 6-3, 6-5, 5-7, 6-2 victory over the Frenchman in two hours and 54 minutes, reports Efe.  Twitter Reaction: Fans Slam Virat Kohli For Ignoring Rishabh Pant Once Again

Ferrer, World No.39 is unseeded at Wimbledon this year, the first time this has happened since the Australian Open 2005.

In the second round, Ferrer is set to play against Belgian Steve Darcis, who defeated Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 in three hours and five minutes.  Kohli praises West Indies bowling after India loss; Lets MS Dhoni Off The Hook

Wimbledon: Ferrer defeats Gasquet to enter second round

Spain’s David Ferrer has advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament after beating Richard Gasquet.

The 35-year-old Spaniard carved out a 6-3, 6-5, 5-7, 6-2 victory over the World No.22 seeded Frenchman in two hours and 54 minutes here on Tuesday, reports Efe news agency.  West Indies vs India 2017: Need To Do Something Before The Last Game  Virat Kohli

Ferrer is unseeded at Wimbledon this year, the first time this has happened since the Australian Open 2005.

In the second round, Ferrer is set to play against Belgian Steve Darcis, who defeated Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 in three hours and five minutes on Tuesday.  Kohli praises West Indies bowling after India loss; Lets MS Dhoni Off The Hook

Lopez Upsets Ferrer To Enter French Open 3rd Round

Paris, June 2 (IANS) Feliciano Lopez marched to the third round of the French Open tennis tournament after his marathon win over David Ferrer.

The 35-year-old victor beat world No. 33 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in a game that lasted for almost four hours on Thursday, reports Efe.

The Spaniard, world No. 36, is to play the next round against Croatian Marin Cilic, world No. 8, who had an easy victory over Russian Konstantin Kravchuk 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 after one hour and 38 minutes.

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Ferrer Defeats Escobedo, Sets Up All-Spanish Clash With Bautista

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Spain’s David Ferrer defeated American tennis player Ernesto Escobedo to advance to the third round of the Australian Open here on Thursday.

Ferrer took two hours and 46 minutes to achieve the 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 victory in the second round,reports Efe.

The 21st seed Ferrer will now face his compatriot Roberto Bautista,who earlier defeated Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in two hours and nine minutes.

“I am 21 in the world. This is my ranking. I’m not thinking about (my position),” the former world No. 3 was quoted as saying by the tournament’s official website.

“(At) this moment I’m trying to enjoy myself and my tennis. I’m going step by step and will be focused on my next round. I don’t have a sure goal. Depends on the moment, the part of the season. We just begun the season – we’ll see (as it progresses).

“It was tough. I’d never played with Escobedo and he surprised me. He had very good shots, lots of power and it was not easy. I made a few mistakes in the first set, little bit nervous,” Ferrer admitted.

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Ferrer Bows Out Of ASB Classic, Lopez Withdraws

Auckland, Jan 11 (IANS) Spanish David Ferrer bowed out of the ASB Classic tennis tournament after going down to Dutchman Robin Haase in the second round here on Wednesday.

Hasse defeated Ferrer 2-6, 6-4, 7- 6 (4) in two hours in their first match against each other, reports Efe.

In other match, Spain’s Feliciano Lopez had to retire due to the back problem.

Lopez retired due to back problem just before his match against Frenchman Jeremy Chardy, who advanced to the next round.

“Sorry I wasn’t able to go on court today. Woke up with a problem in my back that I hope will get better so I can compete in Melbourne,” Lopez wrote on Twitter.

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Ferrer Falls In Second Round Of Brisbane International

Brisbane, Jan 4 (IANS) Spaniard David Ferrer lost to Australia’s Jordan Thompson in the second round of the Brisbane International tennis tournament here on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old Aussie achieved success with a 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 result after two hours and 38 minutes against the veteran, reports Efe.

Thompson will now face Japanese Kei Nishikori, who defeated American Jared Donaldson 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

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Ferrer advances to second round of Vienna Open

Vienna, Oct 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis player David Ferrer advanced to the second round of Erste Bank Open after the withdrawal of British opponent Kyle Edmund here on Tuesday.

The British player decided to withdraw because of physical problems after 18 minutes, when the score was at 3-2 to Ferrer at the Wiener Stadthalle, reports Efe news agency.

Fifth-seeded Ferrer will play the next round against the winner of the game between Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and Portuguese Joao Sousa.