Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/6/14

BASEL, SWITZERLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland in action in his match against Ivan Ljubicic of Switzerland during Day Three of the Davidoff Swiss Indoors Tennis at St Jakobshalle on November 4, 2009 in Basel, Switzerland. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Stanislas Wawrinka advanced to the Swiss Open quarterfinals Wednesday by edging Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain, 7-5, 7-6 (4). Wawrinka was cruising at 4-0 up in the second set, then failed to serve out the match at 5-3 before clinching victory in the tiebreaker. Seeded players won all four second-round matches, one day before top-seeded Roger Federer competes in the clay-court event against Daniel Brands of Germany. Fourth-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina eased past Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-1, 6-2 under warm sunshine in the ski resort venue. Monaco will face Mikhail Youzhny of Russia on Friday, in the same half of the draw as Federer. Youzhny, the No. 6 seed, beat his second-round opponent Pablo Andujar of Spain, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Fifth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain won 6-4, 6-3 against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia to set up a quarterfinal against Wawrinka.
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