Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/9/14

SHANGHAI, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic serves to Marat Safin of Russia during day four of 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 at the Qi Zhong Tennis Centre in Shanghai. (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)
Top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia reached the Chennai Open quarterfinals in contrasting style on Thursday. Berdych disposed of local hope Somdev Devvarman 6-3, 6-1 while Cilic rallied to beat Sergey Stakhovsky of Ukraine 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in a tough 110-minute encounter. Also, fifth-seeded Benoit Paire of France cruised into the last eight with a 6-1, 6-0 defeat of Dudi Sela of Israel, while Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut ended the hopes of German Matthias Bachinger 7-6 (4), 6-3.
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