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Former champions David Ferrer of Spain and his countryman Nicolas Almagro on Saturday advanced to the Swedish Open final.
The Spaniards defeated their opponents in straight sets. The top-seeded Ferrer claimed a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria and the second-seeded Almagro ousted Jan Hajek of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3.
In the final Sunday the No. 5-ranked Ferrer, who reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and the semifinals at the French Open this year, will play Almagro, who claimed the title in 2010.
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Top-seeded David Ferrer has advanced to the finals of the Swedish Open after ousting Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets.
The No. 5-ranked Ferrer, who reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and the semifinals at the French Open earlier this year, completed the 6-3, 7-5 victory over Dimitrov when the Bulgarian put a return into the net.
The Spaniard will face either Jan Hajek of the...
David Ferrer has won his second Swedish Open title after defeating fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-2, 6-2.
The No. 5-ranked Ferrer was never challenged during the clay-court match, which was his 11th career victory over Almagro.
Almagro has never beaten Ferrer.
Ferrer last won the Swedish Open in 2007.
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David Ferrer captured his second Swedish Open title by knocking out fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-2, 6-2. Ferrer continued his unbeaten record against Almagro, now 11-0.
“It has been the best season of my career, I have won five titles. I have never done this well and I am very happy for that. I work hard, I always fight every match and every year I try and improve on my...
Second-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain rallied to overcome Ivo Minar of the Czech Republic 1-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open.
Almagro was broken three times in the first set on the red clay before recovering to secure the win in 1 hour, 55 minutes.
Third-seeded Albert Ramos of Spain advanced more easily by beating Kazakhstan's Evgeny...