Tomas Berdych http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26952/all en 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 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 Tennis: Tsonga, Berdych to battle for Marseille title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/tennis-tsonga-berdych-battle-marseille-title <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>French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga brushed aside compatriot Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to set up a showdown with Tomas Berdych in the final of the Marseille Open.</p> <p>Third seed Tsonga cruised past Simon in just over one hour as he advanced to his first final of the season.</p> <p>Earlier world number six Berdych, the tournament's top seed, eased into Sunday's showpiece with a commanding 6-2, 6-1 victory over Russian qualifier Dmitry Tursunov.</p> <p>cyb-mw/lp13</p> Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:30:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5764320 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tsonga defeats Berdych to take Marseille Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/tennis-tsonga-defeats-berdych-take-marseille-open <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>Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came back from a set down and saved a match point to defeat Czech top seed Tomas Berdych in front of a partisan crown and win the Marseille Open 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 on Sunday. </p> <p>The French number one picks up his 10th ATP victory and second in Marseille, as he defeated the world number six and a player he had beaten only once in five meetings.</p> <p>Tsonga paid tribute to the rousing support he received on the Mediterranean coast. </p> <p>"This victory, I owe it to you," he told the fans. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/tennis-tsonga-defeats-berdych-take-marseille-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sun, 24 Feb 2013 16:48:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5765095 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Berdych downs Federer to reach Dubai final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-2-tennis-berdych-downs-federer-reach-dubai-final <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>(Updates with Federer loss)</p> <p>By Matt Smith</p> <p>DUBAI, March 1 (Reuters) - Tomas Berdych saved three match points on his way to beating titleholder Roger Federer 3-6 7-6 6-4 in the Dubai Championships semi-finals on Friday, setting up a showdown with world number one Novak Djokovic in Saturday's final.</p> <p>Federer surged from 5-2 down in the second set but then fluffed three match points in the tiebreak before Czech Berdych forced a deciding set with a bludgeoned return winner.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-2-tennis-berdych-downs-federer-reach-dubai-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Münchenstein Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:00:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5771270 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Djokovic beats Berdych to win fourth Dubai Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/tennis-djokovic-beats-berdych-win-fourth-dubai-open <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>World number one Novak Djokovic claimed the Dubai Open title for the fourth time on Saturday, beating the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-3.</p> <p>It was top seed Djokovic's 18th win in a row and followed the successful defence of his Australian Open title.</p> <p>dj/cw</p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 17:18:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771716 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Djokovic beats Berdych to win fourth Dubai Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/tennis-djokovic-beats-berdych-win-fourth-dubai-open-0 <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>Novak Djokovic won his fifth title in six tournaments and his 36th altogether, and extended his unbeaten run to 18 matches as he regained the Dubai Open title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Tomas Berdych.</p> <p>The world number one from Serbia underlined his pre-eminence in the world game with a thoughtful as well as athletically aggressive performance against the world number six from the Czech Republic, who the night before had knocked out Roger Federer, the titleholder.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/tennis-djokovic-beats-berdych-win-fourth-dubai-open-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 17:31:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771736 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Djokovic beats Berdych to win fourth Dubai Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/tennis-djokovic-beats-berdych-win-fourth-dubai-open-1 <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>Novak Djokovic won his fifth title in six tournaments and extended an unbeaten run to 18 matches as he clinched a fourth Dubai Open title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Tomas Berdych on Saturday.</p> <p>The world number one from Serbia underlined his pre-eminence in the world game with an athletically aggressive performance against the world number six from the Czech Republic, who knocked out Roger Federer, the titleholder, in the semi-finals. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/tennis-djokovic-beats-berdych-win-fourth-dubai-open-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 18:45:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771779 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Berdych to make return to Queen's Club http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/tennis-berdych-make-return-queens-club <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>LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - World number six Tomas Berdych will play the traditional Wimbledon warm-up event at Queens Club in June as he targets a repeat of his 2010 run to the final at the grasscourt slam.</p> <p>The Czech confirmed on Tuesday that he would take part in the London event, now called the Aegon Championships, in a bid to sharpen his grasscourt skills after the European clay season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/tennis-berdych-make-return-queens-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rafael Nadal Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:15:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773776 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Berdych books Indian Wells semi-final berth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/tennis-berdych-books-indian-wells-semi-final-berth <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>Sixth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych became the first player to reach the men's semi-finals at the Indian Wells Masters on Thursday, beating Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4.</p> <p>Berdych will play the winner of the night's blockbuster quarter-final between defending champion Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.</p> <p>Nadal, the 11-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 who is playing his fourth tournament since a seven-month injury absence, leads their career head-to-head 18-10.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/tennis-berdych-books-indian-wells-semi-final-berth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rafael Nadal Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 23:00:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5783949 at http://www.globalpost.com Nadal crushes Federer, plays Berdych next http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/berdych-eases-indian-wells-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>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal produced vintage form against an out-of-sorts Roger Federer, crushing the Swiss 6-4 6-2 in their heavily anticipated quarter-final at the BNP Paribas on Thursday.</p> <p>The Spanish left-hander, competing in his first hardcourt event since his return from seven months on the sidelines with a knee injury, outplayed his long-time rival with a sharp display at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/berdych-eases-indian-wells-semi-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Münchenstein Rafa Nadal Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 23:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5783960 at http://www.globalpost.com Djokovic exits, Nadal and Del Potro in final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130316/nadal-beats-berdych-reach-final <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 Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - While Rafa Nadal continued his impressive comeback to reach the BNP Paribas Open final, Novak Djokovic made a shock exit in Saturday's semi-finals as his winning streak of 22 matches came to an end.</p> <p>The top-seeded Serb squandered a 3-0 lead in the final set before losing concentration and the match, 4-6 6-4 6-4 to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro, on a sweltering afternoon at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130316/nadal-beats-berdych-reach-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Juan Martín del Potro Rafa Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Mar 2013 23:15:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5785624 at http://www.globalpost.com Nadal delivers another winning chapter in comeback http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130317/nadal-delivers-another-winning-chapter-comeback <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 Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - Looking as though he had never been away, Rafa Nadal gave the tennis world a stark reminder of what they had missed for seventh months last year with a superb display at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday.</p> <p>In only his fourth match on hard courts since he returned to the ATP circuit last month after being sidelined with a left knee injury, the Spanish left-hander overcame sixth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 7-5 in the semi-finals at Indian Wells.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130317/nadal-delivers-another-winning-chapter-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rafa Nadal Rafael Nadal Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Mar 2013 04:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5785761 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Berdych ousts top seed Djokovic from Rome Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130518/tennis-berdych-ousts-top-seed-djokovic-rome-open <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>Big-serving Czech Tomas Berdych caused the first major upset of the Rome Masters on Friday when he ousted world number one and top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia.</p> <p>Berdych, who had beaten Djokovic only once in their last 14 meetings, prevailed 6-2, 7-5, 6-4.</p> <p>jd/ps</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sat, 18 May 2013 05:15:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5840769 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic thanks absent father for Wimbledon run http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130629/tennis-tomic-thanks-absent-father-wimbledon-run <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>Bernard Tomic put his run to the Wimbledon last 16 down to behind-the-scenes coaching work with his father John, who remains banned from entering the grounds to see the Australian number one play.</p> <p>Tomic is facing a fourth round clash with Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych on Monday and thinks his dad's training can give the 2010 Wimbledon runner-up plenty to think about.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130629/tennis-tomic-thanks-absent-father-wimbledon-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Tennis Tomáš Berdych Tomas Berdych AFP Sat, 29 Jun 2013 19:01:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5871340 at http://www.globalpost.com