This week Tomas will play at the SkiStar Swedish Open in Bastad. He will enjoy a first-round bye along with Tommy Robredo, Grigor Dimitrov and Nicolas Almagro. In his opener match he will play against Martin Alund of Argentina who beat [WC] Markus Eriksson of Sweden in three sets 7-5, 6-7, 7-6. They have never played against each other before.
H2H Tomas Berdych vs Martin Alund ..... it's a first meeting
Order of Play - Thursday, July 11, 2013
Tomas Berdych eased into the quarter-finals
SKISTAR SWEDISH OPEN 2013
Berdych Begins Bastad Campaign with a win
by ATP Staff | 11.07.2013
Tomas Berdych started his campaign to win the SkiStar Swedish Open title on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Martin Alund in 74 minutes.
Berdych, who finished runner-up in 2005 (l. to Nadal) and 2008 (l. to Robredo), recorded his 10th match win on his fifth appearance in Båstad. He has now reached the quarter-finals or better in 11 of his 14 tournaments played this year and will next play sixth seed Viktor Troicki or Thiemo de Bakker.
Top seed Tomas Berdych began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarterfinals on Thursday