David Ferrer in Australian Open semi-final

Melbourne: David Ferrer of Spain came from two sets down to defeat his compatriot Nicolas Almagro to qualify for the semi-final of men’s singles event of Australian Open on Tuesday.

The fourth seeded Spaniard beat Almagro 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 6-2 after being dominated by the latter in the first two sets.

"It was (a) miracle I won this match, I think. I tried to fight every point, that`s my game. I always to fight," Ferrer was quoted as saying by a news agency.

"In the important moments, I played more consistent in my game. In the next round, the semifinals, I need to play my best tennis, better than today," he said.