Result: Julien Benneteau causes Stanislas Wawrinka upset to reach Cincinnati semis

Stanislas Wawrinka reacts after losing a point to Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez during their French tennis Open first round match at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on May 26, 2014
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Julien Benneteau comes from a set down to beat Stanislas Wawrinka to a place in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open.

Julien Benneteau will fight for a place in the final of the Cincinnati Open after sealing a 1-6 6-1 6-2 victory over Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka.

The Swiss pro stormed to an early lead in the US by earning a double break, but Benneteau launched a fightback in the second set.

The 32-year-old grabbed a break at the first time of asking to give himself the edge on the hard court, and after Wawrinka squandered two break points of his own, Benneteau struck again to take the second set.

The momentum continued to swing in Benneteau's favour as he grabbed the first break point of the third set, leaving Wawrinka on the backfoot.

After a second break, Benneteau kept himself on top and served his way into the final four of the tournament.

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates a point in his men's singles match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day one of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 4, 2013
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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060