Nicolas Almagro rolls at Brazil Open
SAO PAULO -- Defending champion Nicolas Almagro of Spain defeated Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 6-3, 6-2 Friday to reach the clay-court Brazil Open semifinals.
Almagro, seeded first and ranked No. 11, will play in an all-Spanish semifinal Saturday against Albert Ramos. Ramos, seeded eighth, beat third-seeded Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a quarterfinal between left-handers.
Almagro was in command at the Ibirapuera sporting complex, allowing only one break opportunity to the ...
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