Berdych tops Murray to reach semis

Associated Press  |  Last updated April 19, 2012
Tomas Berdych took advantage of Andy Murray's miscues to forge a 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-3 victory and gain the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday. The third-seeded Murray was struggling for most of the match, saving seven break points - including four set points - to edge a tight first set that Berdych let slip. Murray varied his game to try to stem the Czech's momentum, but the sixth-seeded Berdych came back strongly to break Murray's serve twice in the second set and another three times in the third. Berdych clinched the victory on his first match point with another forehand pass that left Murray rooted to the spot. He next faces either top-ranked Novak Djokovic or unseeded Robin Haase.
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