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Spaniard Fernando Verdasco defeated Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-3, 6-3 on Friday to reach the Mexican Open final.
The eighth-seeded Verdasco didn't allow a single break opportunity to Wawrinka, cruising to the victory at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess.
Verdasco next plays top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain or Santiago Giraldo of Colombia, who were to play later Friday.
In the women's tournament, No. 3 seed Sara Errani eliminated top-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-1 in an all-Italian semifinal. Errani broke twice in each set.
The 36th-ranked Errani is seeking her third WTA title.
No. 2 seed Flavia Pennetta of Italy meets No. 4 seed Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania in the other women's semifinal.
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Fernando Verdasco defeated fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 7-6 (5) to reach the semifinals of the Mexican Open on Thursday.
Verdasco trailed 4-1 in the second-set tiebreaker but won six of the last seven points to close out the match against the second-seeded Almagro at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess.
Almagro broke Verdasco when he was serving for the match at 5-4, but the...
Two-time champion Nicolas Almagro of Spain defeated Benoit Paire of France 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the third round of the Mexican Open on Wednesday.
The second-seeded Spaniard lost serve twice to drop the first set, but settled and took control of the match to win in it in more than two hours at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess.
The 99th-ranked Benoit saved 10 break points against...