Posted September 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat No. 27 Sam Querrey of the United States 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday night to reach the U.S. Open's fourth round. Berdych, the 2010 Wimbledon runner-up, equaled his best finish at Flushing Meadows. He can get to the quarterfinals in New York for the first time by beating No. 11 Nicolas Almagro of Spain. Querrey compiled a 20-10 edge in aces but only managed to convert 1 of 11 break points, while Berdych broke him six times during the 3-hour, 16-minute match. The loss was Querrey's fifth in a row against an opponent ranked in the ATP's top 10.

Berdych downs Almagro and will Face Federer in Quarterfinals

  FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Czech Tomas Berdych marched into his first US Open quarterfinal defeating Spaniard Nicolas Almagro in straight sets – 7-6, 6-4, 6-1 in two hours. “It was really close, especially in the first set,” Berdych said of the two hour match. “It was a fight for every point. It was a tough match.” This is his 10th US Open. He joins elite company – he...
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