Tag Archives: Tomas Berdych

Federer Enjoys Winning Return In Monte-Carlo

Tennis Updates: It was like he’d never been away. After being sidelined since the Australian Open, Roger Federer raced into the third round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday in his first match back on the ATP World Tour, dismissing Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4. After reaching the semi-finals in Melbourne, the Swiss underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for a ...

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Djokovic Survives Goffin Test To Reach Seventh Miami Final

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic survived his sternest test yet this tournament as he defeated David Goffin 7-6(5), 6-4 on Friday to reach the final at the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Serb will play for a third successive Miami crown and a record 28th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 trophy when he faces either Kei Nishikori ...

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Nishikori beats Kyrgios In Miami

Tennis Updates: Kei Nishikori is through to the final of the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Japanese, who had survived five match points in his quarter-final win, raised his level a day later to down No. 24 seed Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5. “Serves, returns, everything worked well,” Nishikori said. “I tried to be aggressive and won a lot of ...

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Djokovic Beats Berdych Again, Advances To Miami SFs

Tennis Updates: Novak Djokovic never let Tomas Berdych into their quarter-finals match on Wednesday night and now will play for a chance at his sixth consecutive Miami Open final. The World No. 1 frustrated Berdych throughout their one-hour and 40-minute contest, winning 6-3, 6-3 at Crandon Park. The Serb has now beaten Berdych 10 consecutive times, and he improved his ...

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Djokovic to Face Berdych In Miami QF Action

Tennis Updates: The quarter-finals in the top half of the draw on Wednesday are headlined by  No. 1 and five-time Miami Open champion Novak Djokovic, No. 7 Tomas Berdych, No. 15 David Goffin and No. 18 Gilles Simon. Goffin is the only player of the foursome appearing in his first Miami quarter-final. On Thursday in the bottom half of the ...

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Federer Forced To Withdraw From Miami

Tennis Updates: Roger Federer, who was slated to play his first match since the Australian Open semi-finals on Friday, has been forced to withdraw due to a stomach virus from the Miami Open presented by Itau. His second-round opponent Juan Martin del Potro faced lucky loser Horacio Zeballos instead. “I am very sorry that I have to pull out of ...

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Ferrer Outlasts Fritz At Miami Open

Tennis Updates: For more than an hour on Friday, #NextGen star Taylor Fritz was even with perennial Top 10 player David Ferrer at the Miami Open presented by Itau. Fritz had battled back after an early break and was serving aces and hitting winners past the Spaniard. But the 18-year-old American failed to convert either of his two set points ...

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Indian Wells: Andy Murray & Johanna Konta win

World number two Andy Murray beat Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The Briton, 28, recovered from 3-1 down to take the first set despite hitting just one winner, before clinching victory in a second-set tie-break. Murray will face Argentina’s Federico Delbonis in the next round. Earlier, ...

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Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal has fervently denied ever taking any performance-enhancing treatments during his career, as tennis finds itself under closer scrutiny in the wake of Maria Sharapova’s positive drugs test. Sharapova’s failed test, for the banned drug meldonium, has put doping in tennis firmly on the agenda – with Nadal insisting that the Russian “should be punished” regardless of ...

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Berdych Targets ‘Risky’ Business

Tennis Updates: In his 12th consecutive Indian Wells appearance, Tomas Berdych is keen to make an impact at the BNP Paribas Open. Despite having started 2016 with a 12-5 record, the 2013 semi-finalist believes that he still has more to give. “I’m trying to work on being a bit more aggressive, a bit more risky,” said Berdych, No. 7 in ...

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