VALENCIA, Spain (AP) -- American John Isner lost to Jeremy Chardy of France 7-6 (7), 6-3 Thursday at the Valencia Open.
Top-seeded David Ferrer reached the quarterfinals by easing past Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-1. Benneteau squandered four break points against the Spaniard.
Other winners included fifth-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland, who will face Ferrer.
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