ATP Tour

Ferrer ousted by Berlocq

2014-07-12 07:52
David Ferrer (AFP)

Bastad - Defending champion Carlos Berlocq upset top-seeded David Ferrer in a 6-3, 6-3 victory at the Swedish Open quarter-finals on Friday.

The 31-year-old Argentine, who won his first ATP world tour in Bastad last year, defeated Ferrer in 85 minutes.

Third-seeded Fernando Verdasco reached the semi-finals with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.

On Saturday, the 30-year-old Verdasco faces 111th-ranked Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, who beat Reno Olivo of Argentina 6-2, 6-4.

In the other semi-final, Berlocq faces fifth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal, who ousted Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-4, 6-4.

Results from the ATP Swedish Open on Friday (x denotes seeding):


Carlos Berlocq (ARG x7) bt David Ferrer (ESP x1) 6-3, 6-3

Joo Sousa (POR x5) bt Dusan Lajovic (SRB) 6-4, 6-4

Fernando Verdasco (ESP x3) bt Pablo Carreo-Busta (ESP x8) 7-5, 6-3

Pablo Cuevas (URU) bt Renzo Olivo (ARG) 6-2, 6-4


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.