Tomas Berdych

  • Berdych falls; Johnson, Raonic win at Citi Open August 1, 2014

    Vasek Pospisil got the best of Tomas Berdych - again. Vasek Pospisil improved to 2-0 against the fifth-ranked Berdych, beating the Czech star 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday night to advance to the Citi Open quarter-finals. Berdych was the top seed in the hardcourt event. Earlier, Steve Johnson knocked off another seeded, big-serving, NBA...
  • Berdych crashes out at Queen's but Wawrinka progresses June 14, 2014

    London: Second seed Tomas Berdych double-faulted on match point as he suffered a shock 6-4, 7-6 (7) quarterfinal defeat by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Friday. World number three Stanislas Wawrinka advanced with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Australian Marinko Matosevic while Radek Stepanek, who...
  • Marin Cilic loses to Marinko Matosevic at Queens June 11, 2014

    Former champion Marin Cilic was upset by Marinko Matosevic of Australia in the opening round at the Queen's Club on Tuesday. The Croatian won the grass-court title in 2012 and finished as runner-up to Andy Murray in 2013, but was beaten 6-4, 6-4, with a single break of serve in each...
  • No US men in French Open: John Isner loses to Tomas Berdych June 1, 2014

    Paris: John Isner failed in his bid to become the first American man in the French Open quarterfinals since Andre Agassi in 2003, losing in straight sets to sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic. Berdych, the 2010 Wimbledon runner-up, broke the big-serving Isner once in each set Sunday and won...
  • I'm fit and ready for French Open, says Roger Federer May 23, 2014

    Paris: Roger Federer could be excused for feeling groggy as he prepares for the French Open after becoming father to a second set of twins but instead the Swiss says he is fully-charged for a run deep into the tournament. The 32-year-old Swiss's build-up to Roland Garros was disrupted when wife...
  • Nadal coasts past Berdych into Madrid semifinals May 10, 2014

    Madrid: Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semi-finals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych. In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams withdrew with a leg injury, while Maria Sharapova ousted Li Na in the quarterfinals. The top-ranked...
  • Carlos Berlocq beats Tomas Berdych to win Portugal Open May 5, 2014

    Oeiras, Portugal: Carlos Berlocq stormed back to beat top-seeded Tomas Berdych 0-6, 7-5, 6-1 and win the Portugal Open on Sunday for his second career title. The Argentine shook off his poor start to prevail in the two-hour match on outdoor clay by converting seven of his 10 break points. "It's...
  • Berdych eases into Portugal Open final May 3, 2014

    Oeiras: Top-seeded Tomas Berdych eased into the final of the Portugal Open by beating Victor Hanescu 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday, while Carla Suarez Navarro won her first career title in the women's event. Berdych will face either Carlos Berlocq or Daniel Gimeno-Traver in Sunday's final. Berdych hit five aces and converted all...
  • Czech Republic overpower Japan in Davis Cup April 6, 2014

    Tokyo: Lukas Rosol and Jiri Vesely won their reverse singles on Sunday as the Czech Republic completed a 5-0 sweep of Japan in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. Rosol beat Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 and Vesely overpowered Taro Daniel 6-4, 6-4 to complete the one-sided tie. The Czech team secured a berth...
  • Berdych downs Dolgopolov to reach Miami semis March 28, 2014

    Miami: Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych eased into the semi-finals of the Sony Open for the third time on Thursday, taming Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4 7-6 (7-3). Berdych quietly worked his way into the last four without dropping a set in Miami, where he awaits the winner Thursday's later match between...
  • Fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych falls in Indian Wells March 10, 2014

    Indian Wells: Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut knocked out Tomas Berdych on Sunday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, beating the fourth-seeded Czech player 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Berdych had won 11 matches in a row in February and is 16-4 this year. "He really handled the tough situation today...
  • Federer beats Berdych to claim sixth Dubai title March 2, 2014

    Dubai: Roger Federer subdued Tomas Berdych 3-6 6-4 6-3 in the final to win the Dubai Championship on Saturday, the Swiss maestro's 78th singles title. Federer, who also recovered from a set down to stun world number two Novak Djokovic in Friday's semi-finals, again struggled early on but dug deep to...
  • Tomas Berdych reaches 2nd straight Dubai final February 28, 2014

    Dubai: Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych reached his second consecutive Dubai Championships final with a tough 7-5, 7-5 semi-final win over seventh-seeded Philiipp Kohlschreiber of Germany on Friday. The semi-final win extends his winning streak to 11. Berdych arrived in Dubai having won his first title in over a year at Rotterdam two...
  • Berdych beats Cilic to win ABN Amro tournament February 16, 2014

    Rotterdam: Tomas Berdych won his first ATP tournament title since October 2012, beating Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-4, 6-2 Sunday in the ABN Amro final. "After such a long time of waiting and not having one, this is a great moment for me," the third-seeded Czech said. The match appeared to turn...
  • Berdych through to final at ABN Amro February 15, 2014

    Rotterdam: Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the ABN Amro tournament. Berdych's play was more consistent, especially on his serves, though Gulbis was often better - if unpredictable - in the rallies. In the first set, Berdych...
  • Del Potro crashes out of ABN Amro tournament February 15, 2014

    Rotterdam: Ernests Gulbis of Latvia upset top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to book a place in the semi-finals of the ABN Amro tournament. Del Potro, who is also the tournament's defending champion, saved four break points in the first set. The Argentine is recovering from a wrist...
  • Del Potro through to quarter-finals at ABN Amro February 13, 2014

    Rotterdam: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro has beaten France's Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2, 7-6 (2) to book his berth in the quarter-finals of the ABN Amro tournament in Rotterdam. The Argentine, who is recovering from a wrist injury, breezed through the first set before the pace slowed considerably in the second. Del...
  • Berdych, Tsonga, Kohlschreiber win at ABN Amro February 11, 2014

    Rotterdam: Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Andreas Seppi of Italy for the fifth time in a row 6-3, 6-3 to open his account at the ABN Amro tournament on Monday. Berdych, coming off a semi-final run at the Australian Open and Davis Cup win over the Netherlands, didn't...
  • Tomas Berdych wins at ABN Amro tournament February 10, 2014

    Rotterdam: Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Andreas Seppi of Italy for the fifth time in a row 6-3, 6-3 to open his account at the ABN Amro tournament on Monday. Berdych, coming off a semifinal run at the Australian Open and Davis Cup win over the Netherlands, didn't...
  • Berdych blames tiebreak 'lottery' for semi-final defeat January 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Tomas Berdych blamed the "lottery" of the tiebreak as he was beaten by Stanislas Wawrinka in the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Thursday night. The Czech seventh seed won the second set on a tiebreak to level but then lost out in two more as he went down 6-3...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka reaches first Slam final at Australian Open January 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Stanislas Wawrinka backed up his upset of four-time champion Novak Djokovic by reaching his first Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday. Wawrinka ended a 14-match losing streak against Djokovic with a dramatic five-set,...
  • David Ferrer shoves Australian Open line judge January 21, 2014

    Melbourne: It was a tense moment, according to David Ferrer. That's why he shoved the line judge. "It was nothing," the No. 3-ranked Ferrer said. The incident occurred during Ferrer's quarter-final loss to Thomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Tuesday. The Spaniard was two sets down and had just broken...
  • Tomas Berdych to lead Czech Republic in Davis Cup January 21, 2014

    Prague: Australian Open semifinalist Tomas Berdych will lead defending champion Czech Republic in the first round of the Davis Cup against the Netherlands next week. Berdych will again team up with Radek Stepanek. The two played all five matches when the Czechs beat Spain 3-2 in the 2012 final and did...
  • Berdych beats Ferrer, reaches Australian Open semi-finals January 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Tomas Berdych dominated early and then withstood a comeback attempt by third-seeded David Ferrer in a 6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win on Tuesday that earned him a spot in the Australian Open semifinals for the first time. No. 7 Berdych will play the winner of Tuesday's later quarterfinal between three-time...
  • Berdych sets up quarter-final date with David Ferrer January 19, 2014

    Tomas Berdych trounced Kevin Anderson 6-2 6-2 6-3 in a battle of big servers at the Australian Open on Sunday to set up a quarter-final with Spanish hustler David Ferrer. Berdych, wearing his trademark blue-and-white striped shirt, outgunned Anderson at a rowdy Margaret Court Arena with an impressive array of winners...
  • Berdych marches into third round of Australian Open January 15, 2014

    Melbourne: Seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych became the first man into the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 win on Wednesday over Kenny de Schepper of France. Berdych took advantage of five of his eight break-point opportunities while maintaining a perfect 13-0 record on his serve. He set...
  • Karlovic beats Berdych in first round at Qatar Open December 31, 2013

    Doha: Fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych lost his first match of the season Monday, falling to Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4) at the Qatar Open. Karlovic served 25 aces and had 49 winners, while Berdych had eight aces and 28 winners. Neither player managed to break serve. "It's really hard to play...
  • Djokovic levels Davis Cup final at 2-2 November 17, 2013

    Belgrade: Novak Djokovic kept alive Serbia's hopes of winning its second Davis Cup title in four seasons by beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the first reverse singles match on Sunday to even the final at 2-2. Second-ranked Djokovic won 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-2 to improve his career record...
  • Czechs win doubles to take 2-1 lead in Davis Cup final November 17, 2013

    Holders Czech Republic took a 2-1 lead over hosts Serbia in the Davis Cup final after Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek romped to a 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac in Saturday's doubles. The result put the Czechs firmly in the driving seat with Berdych facing...
  • Djokovic out of Davis Cup final doubles November 16, 2013

    Belgrade: Serbia's world number two Novak Djokovic has been left out of Saturday's doubles in the Davis Cup final against holders Czech Republic, with Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac named to play against Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek. The teams were locked at 1-1 after Friday's opening singles, with Djokovic beating...