David Ferrer

  • 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 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-3 to move into the fourth round on a sweltering Sunday at Flushing Meadows. With the loss Ferrer earned the dubious distinction...
  • Gilles Simon upsets 4th-seeded David Ferrer at US Open August 31, 2014

    New York: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the US Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 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 6-3,...
  • 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 second-seeded Swiss turned back fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-3 in the semi-final on Saturday. Federer will play sixth-seeded David Ferrer, a 6-3, 6-2 winner over Julien Benneteau in the first semi-final. Despite winning his first two...
  • Tsonga upsets Andy Murray to reach Toronto semi-final August 9, 2014

    Toronto: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the Rogers Cup semi-finals with a second straight upset victory. The 13th-seeded Frenchman beat eighth-seeded Andy Murray 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 on Friday. On Thursday, Tsonga upset top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-2. "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 top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (4) on Sunday in the Hamburg Open final for the Argentine's first ATP title. The 46th-ranked Mayer saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his seven chances to beat the seventh-ranked Spaniard...
  • Leonardo Mayer to play David Ferrer in Hamburg final July 20, 2014

    Leonardo Mayer of Argentina will play top-seeded David Ferrer in the Hamburg Open final after they won straight-sets semi-finals over local hopes on Saturday. The 46th-ranked Mayer converted four of his seven break chances to upset the seventh-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-5, 6-4, and Ferrer eased past 17-year-old Alexander Zverev 6-0, 6-1. The...
  • Ferrer leads 3 Spaniards into Swedish quarters July 11, 2014

    Top seed David Ferrer led a trio of Spaniards into the Swedish Open quarter-finals by defeating Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-4, 6-0 on Thursday. Ferrer, who received a first-round 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 semi-finals for ninth time June 5, 2014

    Paris: Rafael Nadal rallied to advance to the French Open semi-finals for the ninth time, beating David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday. The eight-time 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 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the third round. Last year's runner-up 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 top-seeded 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 second-ranked Serb overcame a stiff challenge from David Ferrer before grinding out a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win on Friday to reach the Italian Open semifinals. Djokovic double-faulted 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...
  • David Ferrer advances, John Isner out in Mexico February 26, 2014

    Acapulco: First-seeded David Ferrer advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a convincing win over Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin while American and third-seeded John Isner became the first major casualty of the tournament, losing 7-6 (4) 7-6 (5) to Croatia's Ivo Karlovic on Tuesday. Ferrer, who is trying to...
  • Top-seeded Rafael Nadal, No. 2 David Ferrer into Rio semi-finals February 22, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal reached the semi-finals of the Rio Open, showing no problems with a sore back in defeating Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-1, 6-0 on Friday. No. 1-ranked Nadal, in his first tournament since losing the Australian Open final, played his best match in Brazil and will...
  • Ferrer, Robredo into quarter-finals in Rio Open February 20, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Second-seeded David Ferrer overcame a tough first set to advance to the Rio Open quarter-finals with a 7-6 (2), 6-1 win over Argentina's Federico Delbonis on Wednesday. Ferrer joins fellow-Spaniard Tommy Robredo in the final eight after the No. 4 seed downed Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-1...
  • David Ferrer reaches semis in Buenos Aires February 15, 2014

    Buenos Aires: Top-seeded David Ferrer defeated fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos 6-1, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Copa Claro ATP tournament. Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and third-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain also advanced into last four Friday, setting up a semifinal matchup, reports Xinhua. Ferrer will next face fellow...
  • David Ferrer reaches quarterfinals in Buenos Aires February 14, 2014

    Buenos Aires: Two-time defending champion and top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-4, 7-6 (1) Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa Claro clay-court tournament. Ferrer has won 20 times on the ATP tour and is a strong favorite to make it three straight in the...
  • David Ferrer shoves Australian Open line judge January 21, 2014

    Melbourne: It was a tense moment, according to David Ferrer. That's why he shoved the line judge. "It was nothing," the No. 3-ranked Ferrer said. The incident occurred during Ferrer's quarter-final loss to Thomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Tuesday. The Spaniard was two sets down and had just broken...
  • Berdych beats Ferrer, reaches Australian Open semi-finals January 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Tomas Berdych dominated early and then withstood a comeback attempt by third-seeded David Ferrer in a 6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win on Tuesday that earned him a spot in the Australian Open semifinals for the first time. No. 7 Berdych will play the winner of Tuesday's later quarterfinal between three-time...
  • Berdych sets up quarter-final date with David Ferrer January 19, 2014

    Tomas Berdych trounced Kevin Anderson 6-2 6-2 6-3 in a battle of big servers at the Australian Open on Sunday to set up a quarter-final with Spanish hustler David Ferrer. Berdych, wearing his trademark blue-and-white striped shirt, outgunned Anderson at a rowdy Margaret Court Arena with an impressive array of winners...