LONDON -- Spanish player David Ferrer has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of an elbow injury. Wimbledon says the eighth-seeded Ferrer will be replaced in the draw by lucky loser Luca Vanni of Italy. Ferrer had been scheduled to face British wild-card entry James Ward in the first round. Ferrer has never won a major title, but he reached the French Open final in 2013, losing to Rafael Nadal.
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We caught up with David Ferrer following his gritty win over Ivan Dogig in Round of the BNP Paribas Open. It was late but he was gracious enough to sit down with for a quick interview. What is your favorite cell phone app? What’s App. If you didn’t play tennis, what would be your dream career?Fitness trainer Describe yourself in 3 words.Quiet, enjoy the sport and family....
Andy Murray is one step closer to qualifying for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals after a win at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna Andy Murray defeated #1 seed David Ferrer at the Erste Bank Open to claim his 30th career title on Sunday. After going 14 months without winning a title, Murray has now collected two trophies in the span of three weeks. This surge in momentum couldn’t...
The older you get, the shorter you go, even when you're David Ferrer. Ferrer tweeted a pic of his new hair today, saying after thirteen years of long hair he's changed his look and is ready for the French Open. So what do you think? Do you like the new clean cut Ferrer, or do you miss his long locks already? Vote in our poll and let us know! Hot or Not: Ferrer's Haircut Image: Ferrer's Twitter
We’ve gotten into clay court season now, and you know what that means: Rafa, and more generally, European tennis players, reign absolutely supreme. We’re moving toward the French Open, where Nadal will attempt to win his fifth straight and ninth (!) title overall in Paris. I really don’t see who can stop him. Until someone proves they can take him out at Roland Garros, I have...
Top-seeded David Ferrer defeated Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina 7-6 (7), 6-4 Tuesday to reach the second round of the Copa Claro clay-court tournament. Ferrer is the two-time defending champion in Buenos Aires, and was runner up in 2010. The Spainard is trying to win his 21st ATP title. Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy also advanced, defeating Julian Reister of Germany 7-5, 6...
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Getty Images David Ferrer pushed a linesman during his quarter-final match against Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open and might have to pay a hefty $20,000 fine. The fine would be for "unauthorized touching," which sounds really creepy, but is exactly what he did to the guy when he went to grab his towel off the chair. I'm pretty sure the linesman didn't "authorize" that shove...
It was a tense moment, according to David Ferrer. That's why he shoved the line judge. ''It was nothing,'' the No. 3-ranked Ferrer said. The incident occurred during Ferrer's quarterfinal loss to Thomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Tuesday. The Spaniard was two sets down and had just broken Berdych in the third set to take a 4-2 lead. Ferrer wiped his face with a towel and...
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January 21, 2014 | Discuss
They sure do make them tough in Australia! Florian Mayer was returning the serve of David Ferrer and it ended up clocking a poor ball kid right in the face. Ouch! He took it like a champ though because it what felt like a millisecond he bounced back like it didn't even happen. I'm gonna guess he has quite the nice shiner this morning though.
Third-seeded David Ferrer overcame a slow start to beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Australian Open. Ferrer trailed 3-0 in the opening set before rallying in the tiebreaker, then fell behind 4-1 in the second before taking control in the final two sets. Mannarino appeared to be more adversely affected by the hot temperatures...
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