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This Is How I Like My Semis Served

Posted by gauloises1 on February 26, 2010

… Drenched in hotness.

Juan Monaco. Juan Carlos Ferrero. Fernando Gonzalez. David Ferrer. And all on filthy red clay. Acapulco, frankly, has proved to be the sex.

Special props to Boss, notching up his thirteenth straight win and defeating Nicolas Almagro, the two-time champion; and to Juan Monaco, who took out top seed Fernando Verdasco in his biggest win since the same opponent was forced to retire against him in Bastad last year. Semi-finals to come later tonight, and it’s worth nothing that all four semi-finalists will be featuring prominently in Davis Cup ties this time next week.

On the women’s side, Carla Suarez Navarro upset Gisela Dulko but is currently a set down to Polona Hercog, while Venus Williams came *this* close to losing to Laura Pous Tios, ranked over three hundred points below her, but survived to face Edina Gallovits later tonight.

Full Results

Singles – Quarter-finals
[7] J Monaco (ARG) d [1] [WC] F Verdasco (ESP) 75 63
[2] F Gonzalez (CHI) d [Q] E Schwank (ARG) 36 63 75
[3] D Ferrer (ESP) d P Cuevas (URU) 75 64
[4] J Ferrero (ESP) d [6] N Almagro (ESP) 61 57 62

Doubles – Quarter-finals
[1] L Kubot (POL) / O Marach (AUT) d P Cuevas (URU) / F Gonzalez (CHI) 64 62
F Fognini (ITA) / P Starace (ITA) d [2] M Melo (BRA) / B Soares (BRA) 62 36 10-7
J Monaco (ARG) / H Zeballos (ARG) d [WC] S Gonzalez (MEX) / N Massu (CHI) 75 61

Singles – Quarterfinals
(1) Venus Williams (USA) d. (Q) Laura Pous Tio (ESP) 46 63 75
(8) Polona Hercog (SLO) d. (2) Agnes Szavay (HUN) 64 01 ret. (left adductor strain)
(5) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) d. (3) Gisela Dulko (ARG) 61 76(4)
Edina Gallovits (ROU) d. Sharon Fichman (CAN) 75 62

Doubles – Quarterfinals
(1) Hlavackova/Hradecka (CZE/CZE) d. (WC) Cirstea/Cornet (ROU/FRA) 57 75 106
(2) Uhlirova/Voracova (CZE/CZE) d. Fichman/Washington (CAN/USA) 75 61
(4) Hercog/Zahlavova Strycova (SLO/CZE) d. Osterloh/Tatishvili (USA/GEO) 75 62

Order of Play

Central Court (from 15.00hrs)
1. Carla Suárez Navarro vs. Polona Hercog
2. ATP: Monaco vs. Ferrero (NB 17.00hrs)
3. Venus Williams vs. Edina Gallovits (NB 19.00hrs)
4. ATP: Ferrer vs. González (NB 21.00hrs)

Cancha 2 (from 15.00hrs)
1. Hlavackova/Hradecka vs. Errani/Vinci
2. ATP: Kubot/Marach vs. Damm/Polasek (NB 17.00hrs)
3. Hercog/Zahlavova Strycova vs. Uhlirova/Voracova
4. ATP: Monaco/Zeballos vs. Fognini/Starace

10 Responses to “This Is How I Like My Semis Served”

  1. meretricula said

    aww, David doesn’t rate a picture? poor Ferru.

  2. Cubbie said

    Geeze- I bet if you are in Mexico for the tournament the sexiness aura would be visible like some sort of hormanal fog.

  3. Imtotallyrad said

    oh god more of this kind of line up please! so many many gorgouse spanish speaking men on red clay…oh im excited im very excited ;D

  4. linz said

    I don’t usually love the clay, but I LOVE this. My ovaries might explode during Ferru-Gonzo. Just throwing it out there.

  5. gauloises1 said

    This is why one should never get excited about things.

    Pico just retired 7-5 down against Boss after hurting something in the ribs/upper abs region.

  6. Imtotallyrad said

    that was such a [insert female version of cock tease here] of a match! put two sexy ass men like that on a clay court get them to smash some balls around for a bit them *BAM* injure the one with the really great hair and make alot of women disapointed =( feña and ferru better deliver or my little black heart will be crushed!

  7. Maria1 said

    Oh yes, yes, yes. More please. Handsome Spanish speaking talented men, me want. Poor Pico! 😦

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