|Posted on September 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM|
H2H Tomas Berdych vs Julien Benneteau
Order of Play - Sunday, September 1, 2013 - first match on Grandstand at 12:00 pm
Tomas Berdych runs to the net for a return from Julien Benneteau of France at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York September 1, 2013. Berdych won 6-0, 6-3, 6-2.
Tomas Berdych’s clan (parents, Ester, coach Krupa)
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US OPEN 2013
Berdych To Play Wawrinka In Fourth Round
New York, U.S.A.
by ATP Staff | 01.09.2013
Fifth seed Tomas Berdych will play ninth seed Stanislas Wawrinka in the US Open fourth round.
Berdych recorded his third straight victory over No. 31 seed Julien Benneteau in one hour and 53 minutes on Sunday. The World No. 5 hit 36 winners, including 11 aces, in a 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 win. He has yet to drop a set at the major championship this year.
The 27-year-old Czech beat Roger Federer in the 2012 quarter-finals, before losing to Andy Murray in four sets.
Berdych goes on to play No. 9 seed Stanislas Wawrinka, who has reached the fourth round or better at three majors this year. Wawrinka leads Berdych 6-5 in their FedEx ATP Head2Head series.
Wawrinka, who also reached the Roland Garros quarter-finals and Australian Open fourth round, defeated Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-2, 6-7(1), 7-6(7). Wawrinka had match points at 6-4 and 7-6 in the tie-break, before converting his fourth opportunity on serve.
So far this year, 28-year-old Wawrinka has lifted the Portugal Open (d. Ferrer) trophy and finished runner-up at the Copa Claro (l. to Ferrer), the Mutua Madrid Open (l. to Nadal) and the Topshelf Open (l. to Mahut).
Tomas Berdych’s girlfriend Ester Satorova watches his men's singles third round match against Julien Benneteau of France on Day Seven of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
Tomas Berdych into US Open last 16
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