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French Open Results: David Ferrer Upsets Andy Murray

The 2012 French Open quarterfinals finished up Wednesday afternoon with players on the men's and women's side headed to the semifinals later in the week. No. 2 seeded Rafael Nadal made short work in his match with No. 12 seeded Nicolas Almagro, taking him down in three straight sets. Nadal had to win a first-set tiebreak over Almagro, but it was smooth sailing from there winning the final sets 6-2 and 6-3.

No. 4 seeded Andy Murray fell short on Wednesday, losing to No. 6 seeded David Ferrer in four sets after a tiebreak in the second set.

On the women's side of the tournament, No. 4 seeded Petra Kvitova held off an upset charge by Yaroslava Shvedova. Shvedova took the first set 6-3, but Kvitova rebounded taking the final two sets 6-2 and 6-4

No. 2 seeded Maria Sharapova ended the Cinderella bid of Kaia Kanepi in straight sets.

You can see a complete scoreboard from the 2012 French Open here.

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