Cypriote Marcos Baghdatis failed to complete the semifinals match in Nottingham, UK against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan because of calf injury. The match was stopped at the score 2/1 in favor of the first.
For 26 minutes on the court the 59th ATP-ranked Baghdatis won one break and one ace. The 92nd world-ranked Denis Istomin made double fault and did not break any of the rival’s service. Yet, he took lead in head-to-head battles – 2/1.
Thus, Istomin reached the final round of the Aegon Open Nottingham.