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Get a grip! Pro schools opponent on art of proper handshake

Handshakes have long been part of tennis etiquette, with the two opponents meeting each other halfway in a gesture of good sportsmanship to signify the end of a match. To not establish firm eye contact with an opponent or resist shaking hands at all is considered bad form, and could get you booed off the court (see: Tomas Berdych).  Poland's Elina Svitolina was not booed off...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

France qualifies for Davis Cup final

PARIS (AP) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet put France back in the Davis Cup final by winning the doubles and ending the two-year reign of the Czech Republic on Saturday. Tsonga and Gasquet, who won their singles on Friday, gave Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek a rare doubles defeat in Davis Cup, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-1 at Roland Garros. France makes the final for the first...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Cup Results for September 12, 2014

WORLD GROUP SEMIFINALS   FRANCE leads CZECH REPUBLIC 2-0 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris, FRA (clay – outdoor) Richard Gasquet (FRA) d. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 63 62 63 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) d. Lukas Rosol (CZE) 62 62 63 Julien Benneteau/Gael Monfils (FRA) v Radek Stepanek/Jiri Vesely (CZE) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) v Tomas Berdych (CZE) Richard Gasquet (FRA) v Lukas Rosol (CZE)  ...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: France leads Czech Republic 1-0

PARIS (AP) Richard Gasquet's all-risk approach paid dividends as he dispatched Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 to give France a 1-0 lead over two-time defending champion Czech Republic in the Davis Cup semifinals on Friday. Serving impeccably and limiting his mistakes to 12 unforced errors, Gasquet never looked threatened on the red clay of Roland Garros. Gasquet, who was picked...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Draws announced for Davis Cup World Group Semifinals, Play-offs, and Zone Group ties

(September 11, 2014) The ITF has announced the draws for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals, World Group play-offs and Zone Group ties taking place on 12-14 September.   The winners of the two semifinals will contest the 2014 World Group Final on 21-23 November. The winners of the eight World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2015 World Group, while the losers...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Berdych to face Gasquet in Davis Cup semifinals

PARIS -- Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic will open against Richard Gasquet of France in the Davis Cup semifinals. The second singles on Friday will pit Jo-Wilfried Tsonga against Czech opponent Lukas Rosol on clay at Roland Garros, the home of the French Open. The doubles on Saturday will match French duo Julien Benneteau and Gael Monfils against Radek Stepanek and Jiri Vesely...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Berdych to open against Gasquet in Davis Cup

PARIS (AP) Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic will open against Richard Gasquet of France in the Davis Cup semifinals. The second singles on Friday will pit Jo-Wilfried Tsonga against Czech opponent Lukas Rosol on clay at Roland Garros, the home of the French Open. The doubles on Saturday will match French duo Julien Benneteau and Gael Monfils against Radek Stepanek and Jiri Vesely...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Berdych apologizes to chair umpire for U.S. Open outburst

Give Tomas Berdych credit for this: He apologized. Sure, it came a day after his rant at a U.S. Open chair umpire over what turned out to be a correct call in Berdych's quarterfinal loss. And sure, it came via Twitter, instead of face to face. Still, the player from the Czech Republic did extend an olive branch -- well, colorful flower bouquet emojis -- by writing a tweet Friday...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

US OPEN SCENE: Berdych apologizes to chair umpire

NEW YORK (AP) Give Tomas Berdych credit for this: He apologized. Sure, it came a day after his rant at a U.S. Open chair umpire over what turned out to be a correct call in Berdych's quarterfinal loss. And sure, it came via Twitter, instead of face to face. Still, the player from the Czech Republic did extend an olive branch - well, colorful flower bouquet emojis - by writing...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Berdych's U.S. Open loss to Cilic hinged on controversial double bounce

Tomas Berdych was certain — absolutely certain — he managed to get his racket on the ball before it bounced twice. Or at least he carried on as if were sure of it. Ever so briefly making a bit of a comeback after dropping the first two sets of his U.S. Open quarterfinal against Marin Cilic, the sixth-seeded Berdych was serving at 4-2, 30-15 in the third when the point in question...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic Reaches First US Open Semi with Victory over Tomas Berdych

Marin Cilic (September 4, 2014) Last year Marin Cilic missed the US Open because he was suspended from the tour after testing positive for a banned stimulant. He said that took the unintentionally from a glucose tablet he purchased from a pharmacy. He tested positive for nikethamide after a match in Munich in May of 2013. This year the Croatian Cilic who is the 14th seed, is back...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

US OPEN SCENE: Double bounce raises Berdych's ire

NEW YORK (AP) Tomas Berdych was certain - absolutely certain - he managed to get his racket on the ball before it bounced twice. Or at least he carried on as if were sure of it. Ever so briefly making a bit of a comeback after dropping the first two sets of his U.S. Open quarterfinal against Marin Cilic, the sixth-seeded Berdych was serving at 4-2, 30-15 in the third when the point...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cilic upsets Berdych to reach U.S. Open semifinals

Marin Cilic reached his first Grand Slam semifinal in more than four years, upsetting sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych in straight sets at the U.S. Open. The 14th-seeded Croat won 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday. Cilic missed last year's U.S. Open because of a doping suspension after testing positive for a banned stimulant. He said he ingested it unintentionally from a glucose tablet...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cilic upsets Berdych in 3 sets in US Open quarters

NEW YORK (AP) Marin Cilic reached his first Grand Slam semifinal in more than four years, upsetting sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych in straight sets at the U.S. Open. The 14th-seeded Croat won 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday. Cilic missed last year's U.S. Open because of a doping suspension after testing positive for a banned stimulant. He said he ingested it unintentionally from a...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Berdych sweeps Thiem to reach US Open quarterfinal

NEW YORK (AP) Tomas Berdych schooled Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the youngster's debut in the Grand Slam round of 16. The sixth-seeded Czech won 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in just 98 minutes at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, a day before Thiem's 21st birthday. The 45th-ranked Austrian was the only unseeded man among the final 16. Thiem had upset 11th-seeded Ernests Gulbis and No. 19...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Berdych wins in 5 sets; Gulbis knocked out

  Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych was pushed to five sets before moving on to the third round of the U.S. Open. Berdych beat 65th-ranked Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in 3 hours, 45 minutes Friday. Klizan double-faulted on break point to give Berdych a 3-1 lead in the final set. Berdych then saved a break point in the next game with a big serve. He fought off two...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Berdych tops Klizan in 5 sets in US Open 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych was pushed to five sets before moving on to the third round of the U.S. Open. Berdych beat 65th-ranked Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in 3 hours, 45 minutes Friday. Klizan double-faulted on break point to give Berdych a 3-1 lead in the final set. Berdych then saved a break point in the next game with a big serve. He fought...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas Berdych's HM kit for the US Open.

Here's what Tomas Berdych has selected to wear for the US Open (image via Tomas Berdych's Facebook page). We took...
Via Tennis Identity
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Faces Golden Opportunity at U.S. Open

With defending champion Rafael Nadal announcing Monday that he was withdrawing from the 2014 U.S. Open due to a wrist injury, Roger Federer now appears to have his best shot at winning a Grand Slam title since his Wimbledon triumph in 2012. Due to Nadal’s absence, Novak Djokovic and Federer will now be the tournament’s No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, respectively, meaning that they...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

On court with Tomas Berdych plus his H&M looks for USO

Get on court and up close with this video of Tomas Berdych just released by H&M. Czech. Sweet place. Take...
Via Tennis Identity
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Grounds at the Rogers Cup Toronto

  (August 3, 2014) TORONTO, CANADA – Photographer Nida Alibhai...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych Featured In ESPN’s Body Issue

Two of our tennis stars will be gracing the pages of ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue. Check out this sneak peak! pic.twitter.com/qNdg2bMVgu — ESPNTennis (@ESPNTennis) June 23, 2014 As Wimbledon kicked off Monday afternoon, it was announced that five-time champion, Venus Williams, will be in this year’s ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue. Williams, who […] The post Venus...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Stars Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych Pose for ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue

Venus Williams photo by Williams+Hirakawa for ESPN The Magazine   (June 23, 2014) Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams and 2010 Wimbledon finalist, No 6 Tomas Berdych, will be featured in this year’s The Body Issue by ESPN The Magazine.   In addition to posing nude for the issue, Williams exposes harrowing new details about her ongoing battle with Sjogren’s syndrome...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Slam fashion: Tomas Berdych, fabulous in florals.

© Getty Images Men's tennis fashion is heating up and I'm pretty psyched. At first glance you might think Tomas...
Via Tennis Identity
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Berdych Reaches Portugal Open semis, Raonic Upset

Tomas Berdych PORTUGAL OPEN Oeiras, Portugal April 28-May 4, 2014 Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, May 2, 2014 WTA Singles – Semifinals (1) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) d. (Q) Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 76(3) 61 (7) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. (8) Elena Vesnina (RUS) 63 61 WTA Doubles – Semifinals (1) Black/Mirza (ZIM/IND) d. (3) Huber/Raymond (USA/USA) 64 63 ATP Singles –...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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