|Posted on August 27, 2013 at 4:45 PM|
Thanks to his good results at Cincinnati Masters, Tomas has entered the top 5 for the first time in his career and is now No.5 in the world! The US Open starts on Monday, August 26. Tomas is the 5th seed. In the first round he will play against Italian Paolo Lorenzi, ATP #79.
H2H Tomas Berdych vs Paolo Lorenzi
It's a first meeting. They have never played against each other before.
Order of Play - Tuesday, August 27, 2013
No. 5 Tomas Berdych, a semi-finalist here last year, plays Italian Paolo Lorenzi on Grandstand. This is the first time Berdych is ranked in theTop 5 going into a Grand Slam tournament.
Tomas Berdych cruised to victory against Paolo Lorenzi 6-1, 6-4, 6-1, in his first-round match on Day 2 of the 2013 US Open
score and stats R1 US OPEN 2013
New H&M Tennis Apparel worn by Tomas Berdych at 2013 US OPEN.... I lke it!
ATP NEWS | Tuesday, August 27, 2013
New World No. 5 Tomas Berdych made a confident start, dismissing Paolo Lorenzi 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in one hour and 43 minutes. The Czech hit 36 winners and broke his opponent eight times to set up a second-round clash with American Denis Kudla, who defeated Jiri Vesely 6-2, 6-2, 6-7(6), 7-5.
The 27-year-old Berdych has a 41-16 match record on the season and is coming off a semi-final showing in Cincinnati, where he beat Andy Murray before losing to Rafael Nadal. The right-hander, who finished runner-up at Wimbledon in 2010 (l. to Nadal), reached the US Open semi-finals last year, knocking out Federer in the quarter-finals before succumbing to eventual champion Murray.
Ester Satorova, girlfriend of Tomas Berdych, celebrates as he cruises to victory 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 against Paolo Lorenzi in his first-round match on Day 2 of the 2013 US Open
Tomas’s victory watched by his father Martin and mother Hana
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