Help

loading...

Match report

Nicolas Almagro © Tennistalk.com
Madrid
3rd round
5/10/12 1 2 3 Tot
es  Nicolas Almagro 6 6 6 1
es  David Ferrer 7 3 7 2
David Ferrer © Tennistalk.com
  • Ferrer holds off Almagro, Federer next

    5/10/12 11:37 PM | Kelli DeMario
    World No. 6 David Ferrer is through to the final eight in Madrid following his three-sets victory over fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro. Ferrer will take on two-time Mutua Madrid Open champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinal.

    Fifth seed David Ferrer advanced to the quarterfinal, having held on to defeat 11th seed Nicolas Almagro late Thursday. The 30-year-old tallied 13 aces en route to a 7-6(5), 3-6, 7-6(8) success.

    After splitting the first two sets, neither player was able to break in the decider. Almagro held three match points during the tiebreak but could not convert. Ferrer regrouped to take a 9-8 lead, then completed the winning effort with a forehand winner.

    The world No. 6 ended the match with 27 of 36 first-service points captured.

    He is slated to face world No. 3 Roger Federer in the next round. Federer cruised through his round of 16 match against 14th seed Richard Gasquet, 6-3, 6-2.

    Find the latest tennis odds at Unibet.com

Tell a friend »

Other articles related to the tournament

Comments


Current ATP-rankings

1. Djokovic 12 500 pts
2. Murray 8 750 pts
3. Federer 8 670 pts
4. Ferrer 6 970 pts
5. Nadal 6 385 pts

Unibet Mobile prematch,live betting

Unibet Mobile betting Unibet Mobile betting

Scan QR code to access Unibet mobile.
Bet on Sports wherever you are and whenever you like, with Unibet's quick and simple mobile client you can place bets, check results and see live odds.
 For more info about QR codes & scanners click here.

ATP Calendar

Date
Tournament

Recommend Tennistalk



Follow us

Follow Tennistalk on Facebook Follow Tennistalk on Twitter

Tell a friend

Your name:

Friend's name:

Friend's email:

Other tennis links