Barcelona Open: Pablo Andujar Shocks David Ferrer, Sets up Title-Clash against Kei Nishikori

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 | 0

Spain’s Pablo Andujar pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career after stunning World No. 8 David Ferrer in the semifinals of the ATP 500 Barcelona Open 2015 on Saturday.

66th-ranked Andujar needed an hour and 45 minutes to clinch a 7-6 6-3 conquest of his 3rd-seeded compatriot to storm into the title-clash of the tournament.

In the other semifinal match up, top seed and defending champion Kei Nishikori of Japan kept the upset bug at bay by thrashing No. 14 seed Martin Klizan 6-1 6-2.

“I’m delighted to be playing the final again,” the Japanese superstar told the official ATP website. “I’ve become more aggressive, my service is better and so is my return.”

This will be the fourth meeting between the two, with Nishikori leading 2-1 against Andujar in their head-to-head record.

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