Tomáš Berdych http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24950/all en CORRECTED-Tennis-Ferrer struts into Auckland semis, Hewitt beats Berdych http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-tennis-ferrer-struts-auckland-semis-hewitt-beats-berd <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects Auckland draw throughout)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - David Ferrer's progress towards a fourth title at the Australian Open warm-up in Auckland became a strut on Thursday when the world number five swept aside Lukas Lacko 6-2 6-1 to reach the semi-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-tennis-ferrer-struts-auckland-semis-hewitt-beats-berd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Lleyton Hewitt Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732479 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Radwanska soars in Sydney, Ferrer struts in NZ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-tennis-radwanska-soars-sydney-ferrer-struts-nz <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Radwanska to play Cibulkova in Sydney final</p> <p>* Ferrer reaches Auckland semis</p> <p>* Berdych beaten by Hewitt at Kooyong (updates with later matches)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska needed eight match points to finish off Li Na on Thursday but confirmed her fine pre-Australian Open form by maintaining her perfect start to the year and reaching the final of the Sydney International.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-tennis-radwanska-soars-sydney-ferrer-struts-nz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Disaster Human Interest Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732518 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Ferrer and Berdych find contentment in tennis underclass http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-ferrer-and-berdych-find-contentment-tennis-underclass <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The dominance of the "big four" in men's tennis over the past few years has enthralled crowds around the world.</p> <p>But while Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and most recently, Andy Murray, have mopped up the grand slam titles, they have left behind them an underclass of nearly men.</p> <p>Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina is the only man, other than the top four, to win a grand slam title since the 2005 Australian Open.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-ferrer-and-berdych-find-contentment-tennis-underclass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Labor Technology Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:30:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734106 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-ATP World Tour rankings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-atp-world-tour-rankings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - ATP World Tour rankings on Monday (last week's positions in brackets): 1. (1) Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 12920 Points 2. (2) Roger Federer (Switzerland) 10265 3. (3) Andy Murray (Scotland) 8000 4. (4) Rafa Nadal (Spain) 6600 5. (5) David Ferrer (Spain) 6505 6. (6) Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 4680 7. (7) Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) 4480 8. (8) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 3375 9.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-atp-world-tour-rankings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marin Čilić Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:00:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734215 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-Tennis-Australian Open order of play - day five http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-five <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Repeats for additional subscribers) MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the Australian Open on Friday (play starts at 0000 GMT on all courts, prefix denotes seeding): Rod Laver Arena 5-Angelique Kerber (Germany) v Madison Keys (U.S.) 6-Li Na (China) v 27-Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v 31-Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) - - From 0800 25-Venus Williams v 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 4-David Ferrer (Spain) v 28-Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) - - - - Hisense Arena Heather Watson (Britain</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-five" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 07:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735456 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 8-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles round 3 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-3-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 28-Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) 6-4 6-2 6-3 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat 26-Jurgen Melzer (Austria) 6-3 6-2 6-2 15-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat 20-Sam Querrey (U.S.) 7-6(6) 7-5 6-4 Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat 22-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 4-6 6-3 4-6 7-6(4) 6-2 16-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat Evgeny Donskoy (Russia) 7-6(3) 6-2 6-3 8-Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) beat 32-Jul</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-3-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco Janko Tipsarević Marcos Baghdatis Novak Djokovic Radek Štěpánek Sam Querrey Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735966 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles round 4 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-4-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Round 4 matches on Sunday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 15-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 1-6 7-5 6-4 6-7(5) 12-10 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 6-2 7-6(13) 10-Nicolas Almagro (Spain) beat 8-Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) 6-2 5-1 (Tipsarevic retired) 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 16-Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-2 6-1 6-4</p> David Ferrer Janko Tipsarević Kei Nishikori Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736778 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Forward-looking Berdych eyes first Australian Open semi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-forward-looking-berdych-eyes-first-australian-open-semi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Big-hitting Czech Tomas Berdych is determined not to let missed opportunities ruin his chances of going further than he has ever gone before at the Australian Open.</p> <p>The fifth seed survived an epic third-set tiebreak against 203 centimetre (6 feet 8 inches) South African Kevin Anderson, winning it 15-13 to clinch a 6-3 6-2 7-6 victory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-forward-looking-berdych-eyes-first-australian-open-semi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rafael Nadal Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 11:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736824 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Australian Open order of play - day nine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-nine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourt Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open on Tuesday (play starts at 0000 GMT, prefix denotes seeding):</p> <p>6-Li Na (China) v 4-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland)</p> <p>4-David Ferrer (Spain) v 10-Nicolas Almagro (Spain)</p> <p>19-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) v 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia)</p> <p>- -</p> <p>From 0830</p> <p>1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-nine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maria Sharapova Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:30:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737065 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-quarterfinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Tuesday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 10-Nicolas Almagro (Spain) 4-6 4-6 7-5 7-6(4) 6-2</p> David Ferrer Nicolás Almagro Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:00:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737588 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Ferrer looks for another miracle after Almagro win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-miracle-fightback-li-back-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Ferrer fights back to reach semis</p> <p>* To face Djokovic or Berdych next</p> <p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Spanish terrier David Ferrer pulled off a miraculous escape to reach the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday but then said he would need something even more spectacular if he is to get to his first grand slam final.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-ferrer-survives-miracle-fightback-li-back-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737600 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Iron man Djokovic into Australian Open semi-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-iron-man-djokovic-australian-open-semi-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic showed no signs of any lasting fatigue to overcome Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4 on Tuesday and advance to the Australian Open semi-finals.</p> <p>The world number one, bidding to become the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles since the game went professional, had been forced into a marathon five-set, five-hour fourth round clash against Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-iron-man-djokovic-australian-open-semi-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737673 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Iron man Djokovic into Australian Open semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-tennis-iron-man-djokovic-australian-open-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Djokovic rebounds from marathon to swat aside Berdych</p> <p>* Berdych rues lost opportunity (Writes through with details, quotes)</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic must have been relieved to have given his weary legs a relatively quick workout on Tuesday with 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4 victory against Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open quarter-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-tennis-iron-man-djokovic-australian-open-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 13:45:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737735 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/reuters-sports-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Payton reinstated after serving one season suspension 2013-01-22T175231Z_1_BRE90L0RV_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-SAINTS-PAYTON.X ML () -</p> <p>Serena faces next generation, Murray takes on Chardy</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/reuters-sports-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737937 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Czechs win seven-hour record epic, Spain face exit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-win-seven-hour-record-epic-spain-face-exit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol on Saturday beat Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland in the longest ever Davis Cup rubber, a clash which took 7 hours and two minutes.</p> <p>The 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 24-22 Geneva epic surpassed the previous record when John McEnroe needed 6 hours 22 minutes to beat Mats Wilander 9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6 in the tie between the United States and Sweden in 1982.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-win-seven-hour-record-epic-spain-face-exit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Nalbandian Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:15:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744217 at http://www.globalpost.com