David Ferrer http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24938/all en Tennis-Ferrer quietly goes about joining game's elite http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/tennis-ferrer-quietly-goes-about-joining-games-elite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - David Ferrer has long sat outside the all dominating 'Big Four' of men's tennis but after a standout 2012 season and signs of weakness amongst the quartet the consistent Spaniard might finally crack the powerful cabal.</p> <p>For the best part of eight years the men's game has been ruled by Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray emerging from the Swiss and Spaniard's shadow in the last two.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/tennis-ferrer-quietly-goes-about-joining-games-elite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer David Ferrer Disaster Human Interest Rafael Nadal Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:30:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732511 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-tennis-auckland-open-mens-singles-quarterfinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Gael Monfils (France) beat 3-Tommy Haas (Germany) 3-6 7-5 6-3 1-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Lukas Lacko (Slovakia) 6-2 6-1 4-Sam Querrey (U.S.) beat Jesse Levine (Canada) 6-4 7-6(5) 2-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) beat Xavier Malisse (Belgium) 7-6(6) 6-4</p> David Ferrer Philipp Kohlschreiber Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732443 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles semifinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-tennis-auckland-open-mens-singles-semifinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 11 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 1-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Gael Monfils (France) 6-1 6-2 2-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) beat 4-Sam Querrey (U.S.) 6-4 7-6(2)</p> David Ferrer Philipp Kohlschreiber Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 02:45:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732963 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Heat evaporate in stunning loss to Trail Blazers 2013-01-11T070327Z_1_BRE90A068_RTROPTC_0_US-NBA-TRAILBLAZERS.XM L () -</p> <p>NFL's Junior Seau had brain disease from blows to head</p> <p>2013-01-10T221825Z_8_BRE9090QP_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-SEAU.XML () -</p> <p>Djokovic starts Australia defence against Mathieu</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer Gaël Monfils Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733015 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles final result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-auckland-open-mens-singles-final-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Final on Saturday 1-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 2-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 7-6(5) 6-1</p> David Ferrer Philipp Kohlschreiber Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 03:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733490 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Ferrer enters record books with fourth Auckland title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-ferrer-enters-record-books-fourth-auckland-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Reuters) - World number five David Ferrer completed his Australian Open preparations by entering the record books with his fourth Auckland Open title on Saturday.</p> <p>The 30-year-old's 7-6 6-1 demolition of 2008 Auckland champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in 78 minutes ensured the Spaniard joined Australia's Roy Emerson as the only four-time winners of the title.</p> <p>Ferrer won his first Auckland title in 2007 and has won the last three editions of the tournament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-ferrer-enters-record-books-fourth-auckland-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer David Ferrer Philipp Kohlschreiber Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 03:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733496 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles round 4 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-4-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Round 4 matches on Sunday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 15-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 1-6 7-5 6-4 6-7(5) 12-10 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 6-2 7-6(13) 10-Nicolas Almagro (Spain) beat 8-Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) 6-2 5-1 (Tipsarevic retired) 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 16-Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-2 6-1 6-4</p> David Ferrer Janko Tipsarević Kei Nishikori Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736778 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Ferrer cruises into Australian Open quarter-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-ferrer-cruises-australian-open-quarter-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Fourth seed David Ferrer used all of his cunning and exploited Kei Nishikori's nagging knee injury to advance to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-2 6-1 6-4 victory on Sunday.</p> <p>Japan's Nishikori, who had entered the tournament with a knee injury, needed to have his left leg re-strapped in the second set of the two hour, 10-minute match, and his normally fluid movement appeared to be slightly hampered.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-ferrer-cruises-australian-open-quarter-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer Janko Tipsarević Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736779 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Ferrer into quarters, still doubts title chances http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-tennis-ferrer-quarters-still-doubts-title-chances <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ferrer into fourth Australian Open quarter-finals</p> <p>* Takes advantage of Nishikori's knee injury (Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - David Ferrer thought his fourth round victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori was one of the best matches of his Australian Open career, yet the Spaniard was still racked with doubt that he could go on to win the title next week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-tennis-ferrer-quarters-still-doubts-title-chances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer David Ferrer Human Interest Rafael Nadal Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 08:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736795 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-quarterfinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Tuesday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 10-Nicolas Almagro (Spain) 4-6 4-6 7-5 7-6(4) 6-2</p> David Ferrer Nicolás Almagro Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:00:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737588 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Ferrer survives huge Almagro scare to reach semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-huge-almagro-scare-reach-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Fourth seed David Ferrer stared defeat full in the face three times but battled back to beat fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 4-6 4-6 7-5 7-6 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 10th seed Almagro absolutely dominated one of the world's best baseline players from the back of the court to go two sets up but the fourth seed hit back when Almagro was serving for the match at 5-4 in the third set.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-huge-almagro-scare-reach-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer Nicolás Almagro Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:00:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737591 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Ferrer looks for another miracle after Almagro win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-miracle-fightback-li-back-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Ferrer fights back to reach semis</p> <p>* To face Djokovic or Berdych next</p> <p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Spanish terrier David Ferrer pulled off a miraculous escape to reach the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday but then said he would need something even more spectacular if he is to get to his first grand slam final.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-miracle-fightback-li-back-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737600 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Deadly Djokovic batters Berdych to reach semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-miracle-fightback-li-back-semis-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Serbian superman Novak Djokovic remained firmly on course for a third straight Australian Open title on Tuesday after dismantling Tomas Berdych in four sets to set up a last four meeting with Spanish comeback king David Ferrer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-miracle-fightback-li-back-semis-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer Maria Sharapova Novak Djokovic Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737613 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Australian Open men's singles semifinal result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-semifinal-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Australian Open Men's Singles Semifinal on Thursday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 4-David Ferrer (Spain) 6-2 6-2 6-1</p> David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738735 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Dominant Djokovic powers into Australian Open final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/tennis-dominant-djokovic-powers-australian-open-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic wasted little time in advancing to his third successive Australian Open final with a 6-2 6-2 6-1 destruction of fourth seed David Ferrer in 89 minutes on Thursday.</p> <p>The world number one was in no mood to allow Ferrer the opportunity to come back from a two-set deficit as the Spaniard did against compatriot Nicolas Almagro in the quarter-finals, and blasted him off court.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/tennis-dominant-djokovic-powers-australian-open-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:45:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738747 at http://www.globalpost.com