Monaco tops Pospisil to reach Malaysian Open semis

Last Updated: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 09:04 hrs

Second-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina beat Vasek Pospisil of Canada 6-3, 6-4 to book the first slot in the Malaysian Open semifinals on Friday.

"He is a great young player and he played well but I won the important points," Monaco said.

He will next face either Asia's top-ranked player, Kei Nishikori of Japan, or 2009 Malaysian Open champion Nikolay Davydenko.

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