Tomas Berdych Pulls Out of Miami, Rafael Nadal Advances to Final Aganist Novak Djokovic

(March 28, 2014) Seventh  seed Tomas Berdych has been forced to withdraw from the Sony Open due to gastroenteritis.  Rafael Nadal will advance to the final with a walkover. He will play Novak Djokovic for the Miami Masters title on Sunday. This will mark their 40th head-to-head meeting. Earlier in the day Kei Nishikori withdrew from his semifinal against Djokovic with a left groin...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal downs Raonic to reach Sony Open semifinals

Nadal, who is 0-3 in Key Biscayne finals, needs one more win to get there again. His opponent Friday night will be No. 7-seeded Tomas Berdych.
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal downs Raonic to reach Sony Open semifinals

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal advanced to the Sony Open semifinals by hitting a flurry of forehand winners down the stretch to beat Milos Raonic 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday. Nadal, who is 0-3 in Key Biscayne finals, needs one more win to get there again. His opponent Friday night will be No. 7-seeded Tomas Berdych, who advanced by beating No. 22 Alexandr Dolgopolov...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cooling Down With Tomas Berdych

Image from Tomas's Facebook Page We caught up with Tomas Berdych after his match with John Isner at the Sony Open. Enjoy! What is the biggest misconception people have about you?Well, I don’t know what it is right now.  I used to remember when I start my social media specially Twitter, they thought I was pretty boring.  I don’t do anything on the court.  Then when I tried...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Czechs to play Japan without Berdych in Davis Cup

PRAGUE (AP) Defending champion Czech Republic will play without Tomas Berdych against Japan next month in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Seeds Tomas Berdych, Jo Wilfried Tsonga and Sara Errani Fall

Bautista Agut (March 9, 2014) No. 4 seed Tomas Berdych fell to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. “It is tough opponent, but, you know, first of all I need to say that he really handled the tough situation today really well,” the Czech said. “But secondly, more important to me that anything I touched today was...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Showdown in Hong Kong for World Tennis Day Sees Aussies Win

    By Natalie Ho (March 3, 2014) HONG KONG – The second annual BNP Paribas Showdown in Hong Kong, part of ITF’s World Tennis Day initiative, was concluded in lighthearted fashion with the participation of four star players – Li Na, Sam Stosur, Tomas Berdych and...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomas Berdych eases through to Dubai quarters

Third-seeded Tomas Berdych had an easy time securing a 6-2, 6-1 win over Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. Berdych, who will face fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals, has won his last eight matches. Despite Berdych having trouble with his first serve - his percentage was a ghastly 37 percent - he controlled the match. He lost...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomas Berdych Ends Title Drought with Win in Rotterdam

  (February 16, 2014) Tomas Berdych ended his title drought on Sunday in Rotterdam decisively beating Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-2 to win his first ATP singles title since October 2013, the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. The Czech only lost one set the entire event, to Ernests Gulbis in the semifinals. Berdych’s ranking will move up to No. 6 when the rankings come out on Monday. Cilic...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Berdych breaks ATP drought, wins ABN Amro tournament

Tomas Berdych has won his first ATP tournament title since October 2012, beating Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-4, 6-2 Sunday in the ABN Amro final. The third-seeded Czech survived a 10-minute service game in the first set where Cilic had three chances to break. Berdych remained calm and held serve, then broke Cilic in the following game as the Croat hit a return into the net. In the...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Berdych tops Gulbito, advances to ABN Amro final

Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 6-3, 6-2 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 won a 15-shot rally to set up a single breakpoint, which he also won. The pair...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Third-seeded Berdych tops Seppi again, advances in ABN Amro

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 face a break-point. A semifinalist two years ago here, he will play the winner of an all-French faceoff...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Aussie Open: Wawrinka beats Berdych to reach first Slam final

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 semifinals on Thursday. Wawrinka ended a 14-match losing streak against Djokovic with a dramatic five-set win in the quarterfinals, then followed that with a dominating performance against...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ferrer Faces $20,000 Fine for Pushing a Linesman

Getty Images David Ferrer pushed a linesman during his quarter-final match against Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open and might have to pay a hefty $20,000 fine.  The fine would be for "unauthorized touching," which sounds really creepy, but is exactly what he did to the guy when he went to grab his towel off the chair.  I'm pretty sure the linesman didn't...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Berdych leads Czechs in Davis Cup

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 the same in Belgrade in November, when they beat Serbia 3-2 to retain the title. Lukas...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Berdych into 3rd round at Australian Open

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 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 up his first match point with a deft half-volley at the net, then clinched it on the next...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

H&M releases new tennis collection inspired by Tomas Berdych's look at the Australian Open.

H&M Sport has created a new men's tennis apparel collection timed to coincide with the Australian Open. The group is inspired by the clothes that Tomas Berdych will wear on-court in Melbourne. Berdych is an official H&M Sports ambassador. The handsome new tennis fashions was created with input from Tomas so functionality and performance are at the heart of the design...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Karlovic beats Berdych in 1st round at Qatar Open

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 someone who serves that well,'' Berdych said. ''It's hard to find...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Karlovic beats Berdych to advance at Qatar Open

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 winnersh, while Berdych had eight aces and 28 winners. Neither player managed to break serve. Berdych was the only top 10 player who did not win an ATP tour title in 2013. Karlovic, a former top 15 player, finished...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Djokovic tops Berdych, ties Davis Cup final at 2-2

Novak Djokovic kept alive Serbia's hopes of winning its second Davis Cup title in four years by beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 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 against Berdych to 15-2. The best-of-five series will be decided in the final match Sunday between Radek Stepanek and Serbian...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Czechs take lead in Davis Cup

The Czech Republic swept past Serbia in the doubles for a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup final on Saturday. Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek defeated Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on the indoor hard-court at Belgrade Arena, leaving them one victory away from retaining the cup. Berdych plays Novak Djokovic, on a 23-match winning run, in the first reverse singles...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Serbia, Czech tied in Davis Cup

Tomas Berdych defeated Dusan Lajovic in straight sets Friday, allowing defending champion Czech Republic to even the Davis Cup final with Serbia at 1-1. Earlier, Novak Djokovic beat Radek Stepanek 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 for his 23rd consecutive victory since losing to Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final in September. Berdych dispatched the 117-ranked Lajovic 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in the second...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel to Air Davis Cup Final This Weekend in US

(November 14, 2013) LOS ANGELES, -Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of defending champion Czech Republic’s and Serbia’s Davis Cup final competition in Belgrade, Serbia, this weekend. Live and same-day “Instant Encore” replays will air Friday through Sunday. Highlighting the competition, World No. 6 Tomas Berdych will face World No. 2 and 2013 ATP World Tour...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Serbia-Czech Republic draw list

Draw list for the Davis Cup final between Serbia and Czech Republic on an indoor hard court at Belgrade Arena: Friday Singles Novak Djokovic, Serbia, vs. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic Dusan Lajovic, Serbia, vs. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic Saturday Doubles Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac, Serbia, vs. Lukas Rosol and Jan Hajek, Czech Republic Sunday Reverse Singles Novak...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Opens ATP World Tour Finals with Victory over Berdych

(November 4, 2013) LONDON – The first win of the ATP World Tour Finals singles went to new-comer Stanislas Wawrinka, as he extended his winning record over Tomas Berdych. The Swiss No. 2 notched up a 50th match win in what has been the best year in his career. Wawrinka certainly was not showing any nerves as he held his first two games to love and was justly rewarded for his persistence...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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