ATP Tour

Verdasco downed in Eastbourne

2013-06-20 16:40
Fernando Verdasco (Getty Images)
Eastbourne - Feliciano Lopez has won a battle between two Spanish lefthanders to reach the Eastbourne semi-finals, beating Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Thursday.

The match was delayed for 90 minutes by light rain and began with mist enveloping the court. Just one break of serve at 2-2 decided the opening set, and Verdasco then complained about the conditions before play continued.

Lopez saved a break point to hold for 2-2 and then a second set point at 5-4 before rallying from 4-1 down in the tiebreaker.

Results from the fourth day of the ATP-WTA Eastbourne International  (x denotes seeding):


Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)


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