David Ferrer into Cincinnati Open final

Spain's David Ferrer celebrates beating Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta during their men's singles first round match on day one of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 23, 2014
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World number six David Ferrer beats Julien Benneteau 6-3 6-2 to advance to the final of the Cincinnati Open.

David Ferrer has booked his place in the final of the Cincinnati Open by defeating Julien Benneteau in straight sets.

The opener went the way of serve until the seventh game when Benneteau was edged out, allowing his Spanish opponent to get a foothold and eventually prevail 6-3.

The world number six made light work of the second set, taking it 6-2 in a time of 32 minutes after seeing Benneteau lose serve on two occasions.

Earlier today Andy Murray was knocked out of the tournament at the quarter-final stage following defeat at the hands of Roger Federer.

David Ferrer celebrates victory over Ernests Gulbis in their quarter final Madrid Masters match on May 9, 2014
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Spain Rafael Nadal7,645
2Scotland flag Andy Murray7,150
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,690
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Alexander Zverev4,470
7Croatia Marin Cilic4,155
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,710
10Japan Kei Nishikori3,195
11Canada Milos Raonic2,870
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,690
13Belgium David Goffin2,525
14United States John Isner2,425
15Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
16Pablo Carreno Busta2,385
17United States Jack Sock2,345
18Australia Nick Kyrgios2,325
19Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,310
20Lucas Pouille2,210