Ferrer rallied from two sets to Nico Almagro in the Australia Open and got into the semifinals, where morning (09:30 h.) Expect the leader of the ATP, Novak Djokovic.
After escaping miraculously (and by the strength of his legs and his remains) the shooting of serves and backhands you downloaded Nico Almagro, David Ferrer is defined himself. Curiously: “today, the illusionist more than ever. And now, to rest, missing makes me”. In three hours and 44 minutes, Ferrer, a rock, prevailed 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-2. It’s his 500th official victory, his second semifinal in Australia and the third in the last four Grand Slam events. Ferrer and adds a minimum of 360 net points to his ATP ranking, which emerges as a global player and the first quarter of Spain after the low Nadal, defending 1,200 points here.
Three times, Ferrer subtracted to survive in the wilderness windy Rod Laver Arena under the pull of a racket which Almagro was a torch of passion. Ferrer corralling services to 221 km / h luxury setbacks parallel paths Almagro won battles in the two initial sets. But in the final gallop, Ferrer won the war: by mindset and determination.
The first service of Almagro, injured, fell to 47% on average. But Almagro, lightning, garnered applause. “Almagro showed the world that has, by far, the best one-handed backhand. Federer has more variety in his backhand, but Almagro is much more offensive,” said Old Nick Bollettieri, tanning guru, mentor and old former paratrooper Agassi, Sampras, Courier, Sharapova.
So, at 09:30 am tomorrow, Ferrer will intersect with Novak Djokovic in Grand Slam semifinal: as in 2007 and 2012 in New York. Granollers and Marc Lopez also play doubles semifinals. Among Wawrinka, Berdych, Djokovic has exceeded seven hours on track. Ferrer, fourth in the world, have the window open.