Q. When he served for the match the first time at 5 3, what were you thinking, that he was playing too good?
DAVID FERRER: I try to fight every point, every game. I know all the players in important moments we are nervous. I know that. I try to do my best.
Today I was close to lost, sure. But finally I come back, no?
Q. What was it in the first two sets? You never lost to him in 12 times, but suddenly he was winning.
DAVID FERRER: Well, it's very difficult to win Nico, no? I think he played better than me in the first set. There was a break. I play bad in myself in one break. In the second, I didn't play good, no?
In the third, I feel better with my game. I can play more aggressive.
I think it was not a best match we are play together, no? But the important is the victory, and I win.
Q. He served for the match another two or three times. Did you feel he was going to get nervous at that time? Wasn't he serving well enough to hold?
DAVID FERRER: Well, maybe in the third set or in the fourth set, he was more tired than me. In one part of the court was the windy, no? I know that when I had windy for when I receive, I have a (indiscernible) windy, no? Is not easy sometimes to play in this center court.
I'm always trying to do my best, to fight a lot. If I lost, I would like to lost fighting, no? Never give or am bad on mentally, my mind.
Q. You've had some great comebacks before. Where do you put this one?
DAVID FERRER: Oh, every match is different. I think maybe this time I was very close to lost. I am positive, no? I am in semifinal.
I think the tiebreak of the fourth set I played very good.
And in the fifth, he was cramping, problems with his leg, so it was easier for me.
Q. You know Djokovic very well clearly. He may not ge through. Talk about playing Berdych or maybe Novak who you have seen many times.
DAVID FERRER: Amazing players. Of course, Novak, he's the No. 1 of the world. He's the favorite for to win the Australian Open. I will see the match tonight. Anyway, I will have to play better than today for to win after tomorrow, sure.
Q. Did you watch his match against Wawrinka?
DAVID FERRER: Yeah, of course I saw.
Q. Did you see that there were possibilities for every player to beat him?
DAVID FERRER: Well, it was amazing match, no? I think Wawrinka, he play one of the best matches of him. And he was close. Maybe the key was in the second set when he was 5 2, no, in the second up.
But Nole, he's a special player. He has everything shots. Finally in the fifth set, Djokovic was better physic than Wawrinka. Novak, I think now he's recovery, sure, because his physic is unbelievable. He's the best, I think.
You know, every day is different: the weather, the conditions, everything is different. I don't know what is going to be tonight with Tomas Berdych, but I hope it will be a long match, no (smiling)?
Q. You know Nico very well. You played Davis Cup with him. Is there a time you can feel sad for him after the match or during the match because it would have been his first semifinal at a Grand Slam?
DAVID FERRER: Well, he's young player. He will have the chance for will to do semifinal again. Of course, it's a bad day for him because he was close to win the match. He did quarterfinal. He's on fire. Improving his game. I think this year maybe he has the chance for to will be top eight.