Fourth seed David Ferrer out of US Open

Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer was knocked out of the US Open by French 26th seed Gilles Simon in the third round on Sunday.

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 31, 2014, 23:49 PM IST
Fourth seed David Ferrer out of US Open

New York: Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer was knocked out of the US Open by French 26th seed Gilles Simon in the third round on Sunday.

Simon claimed a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 win to send two-time semi-finalist Ferrer to his earliest defeat in five years.

The French player will meet either Marin Cilic of Croatia or South Africa`s Kevin Anderson for a place in the quarter-finals.