Found January 19, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
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Ferrer tracked down all of the shots that he needed to reach the quarters. In a strange match that fell short of expectations, fourth seed David Ferrer claimed his revenge for an Olympics loss to Kei Nishikori by halting last year’s quarterfinalist here in the fourth round.  Nishikori looked sporadically hampered after a brief but impressive surge to open the match, whereas Ferrer played generally solid baseline tennis to prevail 6-2 6-1 6-4. Saving break points in the opening game with an ace and a service winner, Ferrer struggled to survive deep groundstrokes from Nishikori that showed his improved pace.  The Japanese star opened the court efficiently before closing to the net and finishing points with crisp technique.  Although he could not claim the early lead, he held confidently in his first service game, always important for an underdog.  Nishikori lost little time in thrusting Ferrer under pressure on serve again, constructing points with care as he outmaneuvered his o...
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