David Ferrer reaches quarters
AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Defending champion David Ferrer of Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the Heineken Open Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic.
The top-seeded Ferrer, bidding for his third singles title in Auckland, needed just 61 minutes to beat the big-serving Rosol and set up a quarterfinal against Colombia's Alejandro Falla.
Ferrer relied on his strong return game to beat the 6-foot-5 Rosol, converting three of four break points.
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