Another interesting stat is that he never beat a member of the current top 8 in the semis or final of any tournament - not in Slams, M1000 or 500/250
He can only win tournaments when the Llodras and Janowiczs of this world are waiting in the late stages. Soderling is the real 8th member of the top 8, not Ferrer.
Did you even bother to check this? Ferrer won Stuttgart 2006 and s-Hertogenbosch 2008, beating Berdych and Del Potro in the semis of each tournament. The fact is most of his wins are in the quarters, though, and in the semis he tends to meet Federer or Nadal.
In the top 8, Ferrer has a winning H2H against Berdych, Tsonga and Del Potro. Tsonga has a losing H2H against everyone