David Ferrer: 'Quarter-final win against Janko Tipsarevic was tough'

David Ferrer
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David Ferrer admits that his five-sets win against Janko Tipsarevic in the quarter-finals of the US Open was "really tough".

David Ferrer has admitted that his victory over Janko Tipsarevic in the quarter-finals of the US Open was "really tough".

The Spaniard got the better of the Serbian 6-3 6-7(5) 2-6 6-3 7-6(4) at Flushing Meadows on Thursday.

"I'm really happy," said Ferrer. "It was a very emotional match. It was a really tough match.

"Janko, he's an amazing player and he really fought a lot. He deserved to win today too.

"It was a lottery in the fifth set. I had a break down but I was fighting also and I won. I had to fight a lot and be focused every point."

Ferrer will now take on either Juan Martin del Potro or Novak Djokovic for a place in the final.

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