Down to the final seconds of his playing days, former Australian Open finalist Fernando Gonzalez gave it is all before calling it a career after 13 years.
Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain easily defeated Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Copa Claro clay-court tournament.
Former world number five Fernando Gonzalez of Chile revealed on Thursday that he intends to play three more tournaments before retiring.
Fernando Gonzalez of Chile has withdrawn from the French Open because of a knee injury.
Former world number five Fernando Gonzalez of Chile said Saturday that he would return from an eight-month injury layoff at the ATP tournament in Belgrade next week.
India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner Mark Knowles of the Bahamas won their first group league match of the season-ending Masters Cup on Sunday.
Fourth-ranked Nikolay Davydenko beat Fernando Gonzalez 6-4, 6-3, handing defending champion Roger Federer a place in the Masters Cup semifinals.
Fernando Gonzalez put on another brilliant display of tennis on Friday, beating Germany's Tommy Haas 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 to reach the Australian Open final.