Ferrer, Moya advance to Swedish Open quarterfinals

Updated: July 12, 2007, 2:53 PM ET
Associated Press

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BASTAD, Sweden -- Second-seeded David Ferrer defeated Nicolas Massu of Chile 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open.

Ferrer, the highest-seeded player left in the clay-court tournament, wasted four match points with Massu serving at 5-2 in the third set before winning.

Ferrer will face Gilles Simon of France, who defeated seventh-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-4, 6-4.

Fourth-seeded Carlos Moya also reached the quarterfinals, beating Thomas Johansson of Sweden 6-2, 6-3.

Moya will play Robin Soderling, who beat Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (4).

Play was delayed more than four hours because of rain.


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