"There were a lot of rallies. It was a good match," said Ferrer, who complained about muscle cramps in his left leg. "Viktor played some very good tennis in the first two sets. On the important points I was a bit more aggressive and lucky."
David Ferrer of Spain acknowledges applause after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014.