Top-seeded David Ferrer was sensationally denied a place in the final of the Qatar Open on Friday by forgotten man Nikolay Davydenko.
Russia's Nikolay Davydenko returns the ball to Spain's David Ferrer in their semi-finals tennis match of the Qatar Open tournament in Doha on January 4, 2013. Davydenko won the match 6-2, 6-3.
The 31-year-old Russian, without a win over a top 10 player in 15 attempts, and without an appearance in a final for 21 months, clinched a stunning 6-2, 6-3 win over one of the tour's most tenacious players.
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