Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/29/14

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 20: Simon Greul of Germany returns during the match against Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia during day one of the International German Open at Rothenbaum Tennis Centre on July 20, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia out-rallied Fernando Verdasco of Spain from the baseline to win 7-6 (5), 6-4 and move into the Thailand Open semifinals on Friday. Tipsarevic set up a match with 2009 champion Gilles Simon, who won the all-French quarterfinal with Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-1. ''It was really tough but I expected it. I have played Fernando 5-6 times,'' said Tipsarevic, who improved to 4-2 against the Spaniard. ''It's always been battles from the baseline. He made me suffer, and I ran a lot today.''
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