[Yahoo] Lopez edges Dent to reach Open 13 semis (AP)

Rusty Backhand
02-11-2005, 10:16 PM
Sixth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain defeated American Taylor Dent 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (8) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Open 13. He will face third-seeded Joachim Johansson of Sweden, who is seeking his second title of the year, in Saturday's semifinals. Johansson, who has not lost a set yet in the tournament, defeated Karol Beck of Slovakia 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.