BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Defending champion David Ferrer advanced to the semifinals of the Copa Claro clay-court tournament on Friday with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Fabio Fognini of Italy.
The top-seeded Ferrer will face fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo, who beat Julian Reister of Germany 6-3, 6-2.
It could be all-Spanish semifinals.
Second-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain played later against Federico Delbonis of Argentina, and No. 3 Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was up against Albert Ramos of Spain in the other quarterfinal.