DAVID FERRER

  • David Ferrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia Open semis 17 hours 34 minutes ago

    Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semi-final against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open. Ferrer, a three-time champion in Valencia, became the fourth active player to reach the milestone, joining Roger Federer (986 wins), Rafael Nadal (706) and...
  • David Ferrer, Andy Murray advance to Valencia Open quarters Yesterday

    David Ferrer and Andy Murray both advanced to the Valencia Open quarter-finals after easy wins against error-prone opponents on Thursday. The top-seeded Ferrer beat Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 after jumping out to early leads in both sets by breaking his his fellow Spaniard's first service games, while the third-seeded Murray dispatched...
  • David Ferrer beats Seppi to advance at Valencia Open 2 days ago

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer powered his way past Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday. The Spaniard's consistent first-serve accuracy and powerful forehand returns proved too strong for his Italian opponent. Ferrer will play countryman Fernando Verdasco next. Earlier, Pablo Andujar caused the...
  • Andy Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title 5 days ago

    Vienna: Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in a dramatic finish. The Scot...
  • Novak Djokovic extends China win streak to 28 matches October 10, 2014

    Shanghai: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Friday and extend his winning streak in China to 28 matches. Djokovic could face Roger Federer in the semi-finals in a rematch of their Wimbledon final, which the Serb won for his seventh career major....
  • David Ferrer beats Andy Murray at Shanghai Masters October 9, 2014

    Shanghai: David Ferrer boosted his chances of qualifying for the ATP finals with a 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over Andy Murray on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters. Both Murray and Ferrer are fighting to claim one of the remaining spots in the eight-man tournament next month in...
  • Marcel Granollers beats David Ferrer at Japan Open September 29, 2014

    Marcel Granollers of Spain rallied from a set down to beat second-seeded David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Monday and advance to the second round of the Japan Open. Granollers converted four of nine break points at Ariake Coliseum and will next face Steve Johnson of the United States. Johnson lost...
  • Viktor Troicki dumps top seed David Ferrer out of Shenzhen Open September 25, 2014

    Top seed David Ferrer was bundled out of the Shenzen Open second round by Serb Viktor Troicki on Thursday. To compound the Spaniard's misery, the 6-3 6-4 defeat will not help his chances of reaching the year-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London. Ferrer, 32, is currently seventh in the race to...
  • US Open 2014: Simon delivers first men's upset with win over Ferrer September 1, 2014

    New York: Frenchman Gilles Simon delivered the first big surprise in the men's draw at the US Open, taking down fourth seed David Ferrer of Spain 63 36 61 63 to move into the fourth round on a sweltering Sunday at Flushing Meadows. With the loss Ferrer earned the dubious distinction...
  • Gilles Simon upsets 4thseeded David Ferrer at US Open August 31, 2014

    New York: Fourthseeded David Ferrer became the first top10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the US Open, losing to Gilles Simon 63, 36, 61, 63 in the third round on Sunday. Simon, seeded 26th, confounded Ferrer with a variety of shots that kept him out of sync. Ferrer...
  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati Open August 18, 2014

    Mason: By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open. Might as well rename it the Federer Cup. Federer won his unprecedented sixth title in Cincinnati on Sunday, beating David Ferrer 63,...
  • David Ferrer to meet Roger Federer in Cincinnati final August 17, 2014

    Roger Federer has moved into position for his sixth Western and Southern Open title as the secondseeded Swiss turned back fifthseeded Milos Raonic 62, 63 in the semifinal on Saturday. Federer will play sixthseeded David Ferrer, a 63, 62 winner over Julien Benneteau in the first semifinal. Despite winning his first two...
  • Tsonga upsets Andy Murray to reach Toronto semifinal August 9, 2014

    Toronto: JoWilfried Tsonga reached the Rogers Cup semifinals with a second straight upset victory. The 13thseeded Frenchman beat eighthseeded Andy Murray 76 (5), 46, 64 on Friday. On Thursday, Tsonga upset topseeded Novak Djokovic 62, 62. "I don't have a lot of confidence behind me," Tsonga said. "I try to be consistent in...
  • Leonardo Mayer upsets David Ferrer in Hamburg for 1st title July 20, 2014

    Hamburg: Leonardo Mayer upset topseeded David Ferrer of Spain 67 (3), 61, 76 (4) on Sunday in the Hamburg Open final for the Argentine's first ATP title. The 46thranked Mayer saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his seven chances to beat the seventhranked Spaniard...
  • Leonardo Mayer to play David Ferrer in Hamburg final July 20, 2014

    Leonardo Mayer of Argentina will play topseeded David Ferrer in the Hamburg Open final after they won straightsets semifinals over local hopes on Saturday. The 46thranked Mayer converted four of his seven break chances to upset the seventhseeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 75, 64, and Ferrer eased past 17yearold Alexander Zverev 60, 61. The...
  • Ferrer leads 3 Spaniards into Swedish quarters July 11, 2014

    Top seed David Ferrer led a trio of Spaniards into the Swedish Open quarterfinals by defeating Victor Hanescu of Romania 64, 60 on Thursday. Ferrer, who received a firstround bye, is bidding to win his third Bastad title following wins in 2007 and 2012. He next meets defending champion Carlos Berlocq...
  • Nadal back in French Open semifinals for ninth time June 5, 2014

    Paris: Rafael Nadal rallied to advance to the French Open semifinals for the ninth time, beating David Ferrer 46, 64, 60, 61 on Wednesday. The eighttime champion at Roland Garros dropped a set at this year's tournament for the first time, but then seemed to race through the next three...
  • Stephens lifts US spirits at French Open, Ferrer powers on May 29, 2014

    In the absence of the Williams sisters, 15th seed Sloane Stephens raised American morale at the French Open by easing past Slovenian Polona Hercog 61, 63 on Thursday to reach the third round. Last year's runnerup David Ferrer of Spain, the fifth seed, bulldozed his way into the last 32 by...
  • At French Open, Nadal could face three who beat him on clay May 23, 2014

    Paris: Rafael Nadal's path to a ninth French Open title could take him through a series of matches against men he lost to on clay this season. The topseeded Nadal was drawn on Friday to possibly face No. 21 Nicolas Almagro in the fourth round, then No. 5 David Ferrer in...
  • Novak Djokovic beats David Ferrer to reach Italian Open semifinals May 16, 2014

    Novak Djokovic is back on track after a right wrist injury sidelined him last week. The secondranked Serb overcame a stiff challenge from David Ferrer before grinding out a 75, 46, 63 win on Friday to reach the Italian Open semifinals. Djokovic doublefaulted on his first match point but then won a...
  • Kei Nishikori reaches quarterfinals of Barcelona Open April 24, 2014

    Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori reached the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open by beating Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-0, 6-4 on Thursday. Nishikori had been sidelined by a groin injury since beating Roger Federer last month. Russian player Teymuraz Gabashvili followed up his win over fifth-ranked David Ferrer with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over...
  • David Ferrer ousted, Rafael Nadal wins at Barcelona Open April 23, 2014

    Barcelona: Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday. Ferrer was unable to find his rhythm in losing 6-4, 6-2 to Teymuraz Gabashvili in his opening match while Nadal struggled past...
  • Ferrer to start at Barcelona against Gabashvili April 22, 2014

    Barcelona: David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Monday. The second-seeded Ferrer has finished runner-up on the Real Club de Tenis' outdoor red clay on four occasions. Third-seeded Fabio...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats David Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final April 19, 2014

    Monaco: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer. Although the third-seeded Wawrinka made a string of unforced errors - 40 compared to 12 for Ferrer - he...
  • Rafael Nadal admits he's lacking confidence April 18, 2014

    Despite going into the Monte Carlo Masters on the back of another impressive unbeaten run on clay, Rafael Nadal admitted six months before his beloved French Open that he has been struggling with his confidence for months. The world number one, who was knocked out in the quarter-finals of the Monte...
  • Rafael Nadal ousted by David Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters April 18, 2014

    Monaco: Rafael Nadal lost to Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarter-finals on Friday, his earliest exit at the Monte Carlo Masters in 11 years. While he beat Nadal just last year, Ferrer hadn't defeated Nadal on clay since 2004. A day after becoming the 11th man in the...
  • Spain's David Ferrer advances at Sony Open March 25, 2014

    Miami: Spain's David Ferrer, the world No. 4, has defeated Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the round of 16 at the Sony Open in Key Biscayne, Florida. Ferrer, who skipped the Masters 1000 tournament in Indian Wells, California, due to injuries sustained at the event in Acaculpo, did...
  • Ferrer retires in Mexico, Murray into semis February 28, 2014

    ACAPULCO, Mexico: Top-seeded David Ferrer withdrew from his Mexican Open quarterfinal against South Africa' Kevin Anderson in the second set on Thursday due to a left thigh strain. Ferrer's exit leaves Andy Murray as the big favorite to win the Mexican Open 500. The Scot overcame a poor start to beat...
  • Murray, Ferrer reach Mexican Open quarter-finals February 27, 2014

    Acapulco: Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Portugal's Joao Sousa on Thursday morning. The seventh-ranked Murray needed three sets in the first round to beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar, but put in a more authoritative performance against Sousa and set up a clash...
  • Top-seeded Ferrer reaches Mexican quarter-finals February 27, 2014

    Acapulco: Top-seeded David Ferrer defeated fellow-Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (1), 6-2 on Wednesday to advance to his fifth-straight Mexican Open quarter-finals. Ferrer, trying to win his fourth title on Mexican soil, will next play South Africa's Kevin Anderson, who eliminated American Sam Querrey,7-6 (2), 6-4. Also Wednesday, Gilles Simon (6) of...