Alexandr Dolgopolov
Alexandr Dolgopolov [Reuters]

Kevin Anderson and Alexandr Dolgopolov battle it out in the last four of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel 2014 at the Cancha Central at the Fairmont Acapulco Princess, Mexico on Saturday.

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Kevin Anderson was lucky to qualify to the semi-final as David Ferrer had to forcefully retire in between the match with a left adductor strain. The Spaniard raced to victory in the opening set of the game with a 6-2 win against the fifth seed.

However, the South African bounced back to lead the second set 4-2 before Ferrer found it impossible to continue the game.

Meanwhile, Alexandr Dolgopolov managed to oust Ivo Karlovic in the quarter-final registering a 6-4, 7-6 (4), victory in straight sets.

Both men are yet to drop a single set in the tournament and will be eyeing a place in the final. The winner of the first semi-finals will face either Andy Murray or Grigor Dimitrov who play in the last semi-finals, later in the day.

Route to Semi-Finals

Kevin Anderson

  • First Round: 6-2, 7-6 (7) v Robert Stephane
  • Second Round: 7-6 (2), 6-4 v Sam Querrey
  • Third Round: 2-6, 4-2 v David Ferrer (Retired)

Alexandr Dolgopolov

  • First Round: 6-2, 6-2 v Vasek Pospisil
  • Second Round: 6-3, 6-4 v Jeremy Chardy
  • Third Round: 6-4, 7-6 (4) v Ivo Karlovic


Anderson and Dolgopolov have faced each other only once in the past and the latter has emerged victorious when they met at the Coupe Rogers at Canada in August last year.

Abierto Mexicano Telcel Tournament History

The duo have never faced each other in this competition.