Originally written on Tennis Grand Stand  |  Last updated 10/23/14

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19: Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic plays a backhand in his first round match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands during day two of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 19, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Tomas Berdych is set to take on Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Australian Open By Evan Valeri The upcoming 2013 Australian Open quarterfinal match between Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych marks the thirteenth time the two players will face off. Out of the previous twelve matches the Birdman was only able to capitalize once, taking out the Serb in straight sets during the 2010 Wimbledon semi finals. The last time the two met in a major was down under in 2011, a contest which Djokovic won, 6-1, 7-6, 6-1. Throughout the course of the last two years the two have played six other times. Berdych was able to take first set during three of the matchups, just to lose the next two. Does Berdych have what it takes to beat the reigning champ and world number one and advance to the semifinals in Melbourne? The two players have very unique games which are quite different from one another. Djokovic plays a great all court style which has shown very few chinks in the armor over the...
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