MADRID: David Nalbandian reached the Madrid Masters semifinals on Friday, beating Russia's Marat Safin 6-4, 6-7(6), 7-6(2).

Mauresmo withdraws

At Zurich, Amelie Mauresmo withdrew from the Zurich Open on Thursday because of a shoulder injury.

The results: At Madrid (ATP Madrid Masters): Quarterfinals: David Nalbandian bt Marat Safin 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-2). Third round: Rafael Nadal bt Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3; David Nalbandian bt Tim Henman 6-2, 2-6, 7-5; Roger Federer bt Robin Soderling 7-6(5), 7-6(8); Marat Safin bt Kristof Vliegen 6-3, 6-2; Tomas Berdych bt Andy Roddick 7-6(7), 6-3; Robby Ginepri bt Tommy Robredo 6-3, 7-6(3)

At Zurich (WTA Zurich Open): Quarterfinals: Katarina Srebotnik bt Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-2; 2 Daniela Hantuchova bt Amelie Mauresmo w/o; Maria Sharapova bt Timea Bacsinszky 6-4, 6-3.

Second round: Maria Sharapova bt Shahar Peer 6-4, 7-6(4); Timea Bacsinszky bt Francesca Schiavone 6-1 (retd.); Svetlana Kuznetsova bt Jelena Jankovic 7-6(6), 7-5; Katarina Srebotnik bt Elena Dementieva 6-1, 6-4.

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