Mayer benefits from Fish injury
Originally published on: 26/02/10 12:43
Number two seed Fish pulled out of the quarter-final clash because of an abdominal injury, giving the Argentinian a welcome day off and a place in the last four of an ATP tour event for the first time in his career.
He will face Carsten Ball for a place in the final, after the Australian defeated America’s John Isner 6-4 6-4 to reach an ATP tour semi-final for the first time himself.
Top seed Tommy Haas beat Marat Safin 7-6 6-2 in one hour 49 minutes to set up a semi against America’s Sam Querrey.
Sixth seed Querrey defeated Israel’s fourth seed Dudi Sela 6-3 7-5 at the Los Angeles Tennis Stadium.