BASTAD, Sweden – Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain ousted his countryman Tommy Robredo 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swedish Open.
Ferrer, the 2007 winner and runner-up last year, will meet sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria who also advanced after beating third-seeded Albert Ramos of Spain, the 2008 winner, 7-6
Second-seeded Nicolas Almagro beat fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3. The 2010 winner will play Jan Hajek of the Czech Republic, who beat Jurgen Zopp of Estonia 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. – Sapa-AP