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LAHAINA, Hawaii, Feb.
Sam Querrey defeated top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Pilot Pen in New Haven, Conn. Querrey, putting pressure on Andy Roddick for recognition as the leading American player, ousted Davydenko 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
Top-seeded Tommy Haas ousted Marat Safin Friday to reach the semifinals of the Los Angeles Tennis Open. Haas, seeking his second title in his last three tournaments, will face Sam Querrey in the semis after Querry eliminated No.
Fernando Verdasco and Tommy Robredo have been listed as Spain's singles players against Germany in a Davis Cup quarterfinal in Spain. World No. 2 Rafael Nadal, who played for Spain last year, remains sidelined with knee problems but Spain's team is still considered strong with Verdasco ranked No.
Croatians Marin Cilic and Mario Ancic reached the semifinals Friday at the Zagreb Indoors, the first European event on the 2009 ATP Tour. Cilic, seeded second, defeated Antonio Veic 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) to run his match record this season to 11-1.
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