Navarro reaches last four as champion falls
Friday 19 June 2009
Den bosch Ivan Navarro beat defending champion David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2 yesterday to reach the semi-finals of the Ordina Open. He next plays Dutchman Raemon Sluiter, who dispatched Dudi Sela, of Israel, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Qualifier Benjamin Becker, who beat top-seeded Fernando Verdasco in the second round, saw off Michael Llodra 7-6, 7-5. Becker will play fourth-seeded Rainer Schüttler in an all-German semi-final. Schüttler beat Jeremy Chardy of France 7-6, 3-6, 7-6.
In the women's event, Dinara Safina beat Daniela Hantuchova, of Slovakia, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 to set up a semi-final against Tamarine Tanasugarn
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