Monaco, Apr 18 IBNS | 7 months ago

David Ferrer of Spain defeated compatriot Rafael Nadal in the quarter-final of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters here on Friday.

He beat Nadal 7-6 (1), 6-4.

Ferrer became the third player in 11 years to beat Nadal at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.

He had not defeated Nadal on clay since 2004.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 to reach the semi-finals where he will meet Sweden's Ternnis icon Roger Federer.

Federer reached the last-four stage by beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2-6, 7-6(6), 6-1 in the quater-final.

Beating Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 6-2, Swiss Tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka also booked his seat int he semi-finals.

(Posted on 19-04-2014)

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