DAVID FERRER

  • Nishikori, Ferrer advance to Barcelona Open semi-finals April 25, 2015

    Barcelona: Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the Barcelona Open semifinals by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Friday. Third-seeded David Ferrer also advanced by beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (5) as he stayed on course for a fifth final appearance at the tournament. After the...
  • David Ferrer, Timea Bacsinszky win Mexico Open titles March 1, 2015

    Acapulco: Second-seeded David Ferrer of Spain won his fourth Mexico Open title Saturday night, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in the hard-court event. The 32-year-old Ferrer has 23 ATP Tour titles, also winning the Qatar in January. He won his previous Mexico titles - in 2010, 2011 and...
  • Ferrer off to hot start; takes Rio title for second of season February 23, 2015

    Rio de Janeiro: David Ferrer won his second tournament of the season and the 23rd ATP singles title of his career, beating Fabio Fognini on Sunday 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the Rio Open. Ferrer has won all eight matches he has played against Fognini, including the previous one...
  • Fognini knocks Rafael Nadal out of Rio Open in semi-finals February 22, 2015

    Rio de Janeiro: Rafael Nadal was beaten in the semi-finals of the Rio Open on Saturday, losing 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 on clay to Italian Fabio Fognini, who will meet David Ferrer in the final. Nadal has played three tournaments this year and has not reached a final. He lost in the...
  • Kei Nishikori through to Australian Open quarterfinals January 26, 2015

    Melbourne: US Open finalist Kei Nishikori advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals on Monday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 win over No. 9-seeded David Ferrer of Spain. Hundreds of Japanese fans, many waving flags and some in traditional costumes, cheered Nishikori on from the stands at Rod Laver Arena. The fifth-seeded Nishikori,...
  • David Ferrer withdraws from Heineken Open January 11, 2015

    Auckland: Top-seeded David Ferrer has withdrawn from next week's Heineken Tennis Open in Auckland because of a back strain, becoming the third seeded player to pull out of the event. Ferrer, a four-time winner of the Auckland tournament, withdrew after beating Thomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5 in the final of the Qatar...
  • David Ferrer beats Tomas Berdych in Qatar Open final January 10, 2015

    Doha: David Ferrer won his 22nd career ATP title when he defeated Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5 in the Qatar Open final on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Ferrer broke the third-seeded Berdych in the first game, and raced to 4-1. Berdych hadn't dropped his serve in 34 service games through the semifinals, but surrendered...
  • Tomas Berdych to play Ferrer in Qatar Open final January 10, 2015

    Doha: Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic beat Andreas Seppi 6-2, 6-3 on Friday to set up a Qatar Open final against fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain. Berdych hasn't dropped his serve in four matches this week, winning all 34 service games played. "It's four very good matches which I'm happy with,"...
  • David Ferrer moves into Qatar Open final with win over Ivo Karlovic January 9, 2015

    Qatar: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer defeated seventh-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) to make the Qatar Open final on Friday. Ferrer will play either third-seeded Tomas Berdych or Andreas Seppi of Italy in Saturday's final. There were no service breaks by Ferrer or Karlovic during their intense 2-hour,...
  • Injured Greg Rusedski pulls out of Punjab CTL team November 19, 2014

    There seems to be no end to Punjab Marshalls woes in the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) as Greg Rusedski has also pulled out of their side due to a foot injury. David Ferrer had also pulled out from the Punjab team before the start of the league while Philipp Kohlschreiber...
  • Kei Nishikori wins, Roger Federer advances at ATP Finals November 13, 2014

    Roger Federer equaled Ivan Lendl's record of 12 semifinal appearances at the ATP Finals without stepping on court as Kei Nishikori defeated David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in his final round-robin match on Thursday. Nishikori had to wait for the outcome of the late match between Federer and Andy Murray to...
  • Leander Paes replaces David Ferrer in Champions Tennis League's Punjab Marshalls November 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Champions Tennis League on Tuesday announced that Indian tennis professional, World No. 29 (Doubles) Leander Paes would now be completing team Punjab Marshalls in CTL 2014. Among the most successful professional Indian tennis players and former captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, Leander is the recipient of India's highest...
  • Injured David Ferrer pulls out of Champions Tennis League November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: World No.10 David Ferrer of Spain on Monday pulled out of the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) due to an inflamed lower back. "I am sorry to tell my fans in India and in Punjab that I will not be able to play the Champions Tennis League in India....
  • Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to reach Valencia Open final October 25, 2014

    Valencia: Andy Murray beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to reach the final of the Valencia Open. The third-seeded Murray, who won the title in 2009, bettered Ferrer at his own ground game to win most of their long rallies on the indoor hard court. The Briton jumped to an...
  • David Ferrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia Open semis October 24, 2014

    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 October 24, 2014

    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 October 23, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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...