Sixth-seed Tomáš Berdych beat the favoured Roger Federer Wednesday night in a quarterfinal match at the US Open tennis tournament. It took four sets for the highest ranking Czech tennis player to beat the 17-time Grand Slam winner and this year’s Wimbledon champion. The final score was 7:6 (1), 6:4, 3:6, 6:3. Berdych will face Andy Murray in the semi-final on Saturday.
Czech tennis player Tomáš Berdych scored an important win at the US Open when he beat world number one Roger Federer in the tournament’s quarterfinal. Berdych, whose play against the Swiss has been described as overwhelmingly powerful, will next play Andy Murray of the UK for a spot in the US Open final.
Czech tennis player Tomáš Berdych on Monday defeated 11th seed Nicolas Almagro of Spain 7:6, 6:4, 6:1 to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open where he will play world number one Roger Federer. The sixth seeded Czech said he would have to put in more than 100 percent performance to rout Federer in Wednesday's game.
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Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová faces French player Marion Bartoli in
the fourth round at the US Open on Sunday; Kvitová is the only female
player in 2012 to reach at least the quarterfinal stage at three grand
slam events. On Friday, the left-handed player defeated another
player, Pauline Parmentier, 6:4, 6:4.
Earlier, RP reported that Kvitová was playing in the quarterfinals on Sunday. RP regrets the error.
Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has reached the US Open fourth round; Kvitová is the only female player in 2012 to reach at least the quarterfinal stage at three grand slam events. On Friday, the left-handed player defeated Frances’ Pauline Parmentier 6:4, 6:4. The former Wimbledon champion faces Marion Bartoli on Sunday.
The fifth seed at the US Open, Petra Kvitová, has advanced to the third round. The left-handed Czech player, who is the only female player to reach three Grand Slam quarterfinals so far this year, was able to overpower France’s Alize Cornet in straight sets. The final score was 6:4, 6:3. Kvitová, last year’s Wimbledon and WTA Championships winner, will next face another French player Pauline Parmentier.
Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has made it past the first round at the final grand slam event of the season, the US Open. She defeated Slovenian opponent Polona Hercog, 65th in the WTA rankings. The first set came down to a tie-break which Kvitová won, and the Czech fully dominated the second. The final score was 7:6 (6), 6:1.
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