Fernando loses in quarterfinals in his Acapulco comeback
Fernando suffered a tough loss to Argentine Juan Monaco during his quarterfinal match at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, with a straight set defeat 5-7, 3-6. Fernando advanced to the finals in his only prior visit to Acapulco in 2004.
Fernando previously survived a first round scare against Italian Fabio Fognini, losing the first set 2-6 before coming back to win the match 6-4, 6-0. He had a fairly routine straight set victory against Lukasz Kubot, 6-4, 6-3, befoer reaching the quarterfinals and losing to Monaco.