Stanislas Wawrinka has been defeated by David Ferrer of Spain in the third round match of the BNP Paribas Masters 2012. Ferrer won the match by 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. He took 2 hours and 3 minutes to win the match.

In the first four games of the first set, both the players served pretty well and the scorecard was saying 2-2 at the end of the fourth game. But, after that, it was all about Ferrer. The Spaniard got two breakthroughs in the next four games and won the first set by 6-2. Ferrer didn’t manage to hit any ace in the first set, but, he also didn’t serve any double fault.

Wawrinka made an aggressive start to the second set and broke Ferrer’s service in the very first game. The Swiss no. 2 didn’t let Ferrer level the scores after that. He kept himself ahead right till the end of the set and won the second set by 6-4 to come back into the match. Wawrinka smashed two aces in the second set, but, he also served a couple of double faults.

But, in the third and final set, it was Ferrer again who dominated. The Spaniard came into the final set with all guns blazing. He played a flurry of glorious backhand shots to win the first four games in a row. Wawrinka badly needed a couple of breakthroughs to make the set a close one, but, the Swiss star failed in doing so. Although, he held his service in the fifth and the seventh game, but, that was not enough. Ferrer easily served out the sixth and the eighth game and won the match to move into the next round.

In the next round, Ferrer will take on the Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.