Found November 07, 2012 on
The world No. 5 David Ferrer of Spain won his 11th straight match as he defeated the 2009 US Open Champion and world No. 7 Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina. The Spaniard secured the match win in the first round robin match at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 scoreline.
Ferrer drew the first break of serve in the fourth game and capitalised on it to eventually seal the opening set with a 6-3 scoreline. The preceding set was pretty much exactly the same as the opening set but this time it was in the Argentine’s favour.
Del Potro broke the Spaniard in the fourth game and consolidated on it to attain a 4-1 lead. The Argentine maintained his lead until the very end of the set as he levelled the proceedings with one set apiece with a 6-3 scoreline.
In the third and decisive set, Ferrer made a flying start as he captured the opening three games of the set to attain a 3-0 lead but the Argentine clawed his way back to level the proceedings at 4-4. However, the Spaniard showed his true form once again as he broke the Argentine’s serve to eventually seal the match win with a 6-4 scoreline in the third and decisive set.
“It was a really tough match, [it] was very close [and] we had very good rallies. I’m very happy with my game. Maybe this year, I am playing more aggressive with my shots. I am going to the net more to finish the points,” said Ferrer in the post-match press conference.
Next up for the Spaniard is the world No. 2 Roger Federer of Switzerland.
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