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Andy Murray shakes off David Ferrer to reach sixth Australian Open semi

Andy Murray bounced back from a second-set slip-up to reach his sixth career Australian Open semifinal.The No. 2 seed on Wednesday beat No. 8 David Ferrer 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 to earn his spot in the final four, a place where he's quite at home in Melbourne. Murray is 4-1 in his previous five semifinals here and lost to Novak Djokovic in last year's final.Much of the match was played...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Ferrer advances to Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The latest from the Australian Open on Monday (all times local): 8:55 p.m. David Ferrer has reached his sixth quarterfinal at the Australian Open, without dropping a set. No. 8-seeded Ferrer beat strong-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in their fourth-round match. After capturing the first two sets, Ferrer broke Isner to go up 6-5 in the third set after...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Underappreciated David Ferrer

Let’s admit it, David Ferrer is no one’s favorite player. There’s nothing about him that really elicits any excitement. And if there ever was a fifth wheel in tennis, it is him. A modern day Michael Chang, Ferrer never felt the fortune of luck in the draw and ultimately, will likely never win a major. When asked by whether he has a chance to win a grand slam...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferrer keeps Auckland success going, in semis for 6th time

SYDNEY (AP) Four-time champion David Ferrer kept alive one ritual and American Jack Sock tried starting another at Auckland's ASB Classic on Thursday. The top-seeded Ferrer reached the semifinals for the sixth time after beating Lukas Rosol 6-3, 6-4, and advanced to play Sock. The 26th-ranked Sock upset fourth-seeded Kevin Anderson 1-6, 6-4, 6-4, and began a new post-match ritual...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferrer keeps Auckland success going, advances to semifinals

SYDNEY (AP) Four-time champion David Ferrer will play American Jack Sock in the semifinals of Auckland's ASB Classic after beating Lukas Rosol 6-3, 6-4 in a quarterfinal Thursday. The top-seeded Ferrer was appearing in the quarterfinals for the 10th time in 11 Auckland tournaments, and reached the semifinals for the sixth time. Earlier, the 26th-ranked Sock upset fourth-seeded...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferrer wins at Auckland, Kyrgios quits in Melbourne

SYDNEY (AP) Four-time champion David Ferrer beat Australian qualifier Matthew Barton 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of Auckland's ASB Classic for the 10th time in 11 appearances. Fourth-seeded South African Kevin Anderson beat another qualifier, Robin Haase of the Netherlands, 7-6 (8), 7-6 (5). At the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament in Melbourne, Australian...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fast Five With David Ferrer

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....
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot or Not: David Ferrer's Haircut

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
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ferrer Faces $20,000 Fine for Pushing a Linesman

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...
Via Onthegotennis
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ball kid gets nailed in face with errant shot

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.
Via Onthegotennis
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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