Monaco beats Roddick, Ferrer ousts Del Potro in Miami

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Juan Monaco of Argentina upset the American Andy Roddick as he beat him 7-5  6-0 in the fourth round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

It was a surprising defeat for the 31st seed Roddick, who beat the 16 times Grand Slam champion Federer in the round before.

Roddick was the first player to secure a break as he took Monaco’s serve to go 4-3 up in the first set. But the 21st seed Argentine managed to break back at from 5-5 it was all about Monaco. Roddick couldn’t cope physically and producing 37 unforced errors to only 8 winners, he lost the match in straight sets.

Monaco will face Mardy Fish in the quarters, who defeated the Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-3  6-7 (2)  6-3.

The no.5 seed David Ferrer cruised through the quarterfinals as he beat the no.11 seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina surprisinly easily 6-3  6-3.

Ferrer played a very solid match against a visibly frustrated Del Potro and set up a clash against the defending champion Djokovic.

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