David Ferrer advances to semifinals
VALENCIA, Spain -- Defending champion David Ferrer will play former winner Nicolas Almagro in the semifinals of the Valencia Open after both Spaniards won on Friday.
The top-seeded Ferrer beat Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, and third-seeded Almagro rallied from a poor start to down Fabio Fognini 7-6 (6), 6-2.
Ferrer used his speed and ground game to overcome Janowicz's powerful serve with key breaks to finish the first set and start the third.
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