Citi Open Set to Begin

Milos Raonic (R) poses for a “selfie” on Saturday at the Citi Open. Photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots By Dave Gertler (July 28, 2014) The Citi Open in Washington D.C. is the only North American fixture on an 11-event ATP World Tour 500 series calendar. The defending men’s champion is Juan Martin del Potro, who hasn’t completed his rehab from left-wrist surgery in time...
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PHOTOS: Hockey star Hilary Knight does ESPN Body Issue

Hilary Knight is a forward on the United States women’s national hockey team. Knight won a Silver Medal with the U.S. at Vancouver in 2010. Her comments on the U.S.-Canada rivalry were some of the best soundbites of the Olympics: “Hatred is pretty good. When we get between the glass and it’s the U.S. versus Canada, it’s everything on the line.” “It is intense, blood...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest ‘Body Issue’ Photos Feature Jamie Anderson And Bernard Hopkins

ESPN the Magazine’s annual ‘Body Issue’ will hit newstands later this week (July 11th) but they’re slowly starting to leak images to the public to get the antipation going. Our first look came when photos of Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych were released at the start of Wimbledon, then ESPN released a teaser video as they announced the full list of participants in this year’s...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hilary Knight, Michael Phelps And Larry Fitzgerald Will Be In ESPN’s Body Issue

  ESPN released a little sneak peak at this year’s Body Issue when they released pics of a naked Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych. More importantly, as great as those athletes baking the issue will be, Hilary Knight, U.S.A’s star hockey player, will also be in The Body Issue. Knight will probably get as much attention as Sydney Leroux did for […] The post Hilary Knight...
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June 25, 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! — 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...
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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

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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March 28, 2014  |  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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March 26, 2014  |  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.
March 25, 2014  |  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

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

Czechs reach Davis Cup quarters, will face Japan

Defending champion Czech Republic reached the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup on Sunday after Tomas Berdych won the first reverse singles to clinch the first-round tie 3-1. Berdych, an Australian Open semifinalist, dispatched Thiemo de Bakker 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 on an indoor hard court at CEZ Arena. Berdych was never threatened and converted his first match point with a forehand winner...
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January 31, 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

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

Makeover Madness Giveaway

  To celebrate the success of our recent makeover madness posts, we thought it'd be the perfect time to give away some non-tennisy stuff. After all, the season is winding down and there's not too much exciting news other than a bunch of people getting offended over a pretty tame tweet from Tomas Berdych. So, ladies (or pretty men), if you are keen for some Face of Australia...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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