Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer advance
ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Rafael Nadal beat Leonardo Mayer in straight sets on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Mexican Open, setting up a meeting with Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro.
The second-seeded Nadal won 6-1, 7-5 as the former top-ranked player continues his comeback from a long-term knee injury and builds toward the French Open.
Third-seeded Almagro also had a straight-sets win, defeating Horacio Zeballos 6-3, 6-4.
Top-seeded David Ferrer remained on track ...
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