Beyond its location in the ranking and its very good record this season (44 wins and 14 defeats), Juan Martin del Potro took several months without reaching the decisive moments in the matches of the ATP tour. Del Potro won 6-2, 6-4 yesterday to German
"Being back in a semi-season is important to me and my progress. Beating Haas roof pitch is a good win," said Del Potro. He added: "Tommy is dangerous. If you do not concentrate to play against him you can make mistakes, but I managed to dominate with my service. Even though I need to play better if I keep going." Del Potro for the second time in the event of the Austrian capital, three years after its debut, which had been dismissed in the second round. It is worth remembering that, after defeating , world number 1 in the Davis Cup semifinal, only played in Stockholm, where he was eliminated in their first meeting.In addition to the meeting between Del Potro and Anderson, now also play in the other semifinal, the Frenchman Jo Wilfried Tsonga, top seed and yesterday beat Belgian Xavier Malisse 4-6, 7-6 (7-4) and 6 - 4, and German Daniel Brands, entered from the classification and winner of the Belgian Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-4. In the doubles, Del Potro and Czech Radek Stepanek will face today in the semifinal against of Belarus and Canadian Daniel Nestor.Gisela Dulko and of Italy, the fourth partner in the world rankings, will play today against and (USA) for the semifinals of the Masters doubles, played in Istanbul, Turkey. In the singles, will meet Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) vs. Samantha Stosur (Australia) and Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) vs. Vera Zvonareva (Russia).