Result: Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to reach Valencia Open final

Britain's Andy Murray is through to the final of the Valencia Open after beating David Ferrer 6-4 7-5 in their semi-final.

Andy Murray has progressed to the final of the Valencia Open after beating David Ferrer in straight sets in the last four this afternoon.

The Scot made a fast start to his third meeting in as many weeks against Ferrer, breaking the Spaniard in the first game of the match to take control of the opening set.

British player Andy Murray celebrates after winning the semi-final tennis match against Spanish player David Ferrer at the ATP Valencia tennis Open at the City of Arts and Science complex in Valencia on October 25, 2014© Getty Images

Ferrer pushed hard to bring up a break point while Murray was serving for the set, but the British number one got the better of his opponent in a long rally to save it, before wrapping up the game.

Murray was off to a quick start again in the second, winning the first three games to take a double break.

However, Ferrer dug deep to get a break back before winning four games in a row, getting the second back on serve to give himself a chance in the match.

At 5-5, Murray managed to capitalise on a couple of mistakes from his opponent to get a break back on the board, before saving three break points against his serve to see out the match in the next game.

Murray will face the winner of the match between Tommy Robredo and Jeremy Chardy tomorrow.

Andy Murray celebrates his victory over Feliciano Lopez during their Australian Open third round match on January 18, 2014
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