2014/04/18

Paire Upsets Raonic in Stockholm

 

(October 18, 2013) Wild card Benoit Paire upset second seed Milos Raonic 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Friday to reach the Stockholm Open semifinals. No. 1 seed moved into the semis when his fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco withdrew prior to the match due to an abdominal injury.

Ferrer will play Ernests Gulbis for a spot in the final.  Gulbis beat Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.

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RESULTS – FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2013

Singles – Quarterfinals
[1] D Ferrer (ESP) d F Verdasco (ESP) W/O (right abdominal strain)
[6] [WC] B Paire (FRA) d [2] [WC] M Raonic (CAN) 76(3) 63
[5] E Gulbis (LAT) d [3] J Janowicz (POL) 75 46 63
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) d K De Schepper (FRA) 64 62

Doubles – Semifinals

[1] A Qureshi (PAK) / J Rojer (NED) d [3] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) W/O – Verdasco (right abdominal strain)

Doubles – Quarterfinals
[WC] J Bjorkman (SWE) / R Lindstedt (SWE) d E Gulbis (LAT) / D Tursunov (RUS) 46 61 10-8

SCHEDULE – SATURDAY, 19 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:50 pm
[4] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA) vs [WC] J Bjorkman (SWE) / R Lindstedt (SWE)

Not Before 3:00 pm
[1] D Ferrer (ESP) vs [5] E Gulbis (LAT)
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) vs [6] [WC] B Paire (FRA)

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