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2010 Shanghai (R1 = Bye) Round 2 = Tomas Berdych vs Tommy Robredo

Posted on October 12, 2010 at 11:11 AM
 

Tomas Berdych kicks off Shanghai campaign

The top eight seeds in Shanghai receive first-round byes, with Tomas to open against Tommy Robredo who beat Albert Montanes 6-3, 7-6(4) on Sunday. Tomas Berdych and Tommy Robredo, both reached the third round in Shanghai last year. Tomas who is seeded 7 in the tournament continues to battle for ATP Rankings points in order to qualify for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London next month.


 
 

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H2H Tomas Berdych - Tommy Robredo


(7) Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs Tommy Robredo (ESP)  - Seventh Meeting

 

 

 


No. 7 seed Tomas Berdych and Tommy Robredo are last on Stadium court in a second round match. The two are tied in their head-to-head, 3-3, and 2-2 on hard; this will be their first meeting of the 2010 season.

Order of Play – Tuesday, October 12, 2010


STADIUM - Matches Start At: 2:00 pm


Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER (GER) vs Andy RODDICK (USA)

followed by

Ivan LJUBICIC (CRO) vs Ze ZHANG (CHN)

Not Before 6:00 PM

Michael LLODRA (FRA) vs David FERRER (ESP)

Not Before 8:00 PM

Tomas BERDYCH (CZE) vs Tommy ROBREDO (ESP)



Berdych FastFacts



Tournament Highlights:


• The top Czech Republic native reached the third round last year (d. Cilic, Safin, l. to No. 10 Simon)

2010 Highlights:
F: ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami (l Roddick); Wimbledon (l Nadal); SF: Brisbane (l Roddick); Roland Garros (l Soderling); QF: San Jose (l Roddick); Memphis (l Gulbis); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells (l Nadal); Munich (l Petzschner); Washington (l Malisse); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Toronto (l Federer); Kuala Lumpur (l Ferrer)



2010 in Review:


• The Czech Republic native has reached the quarter-finals or better 11 times this season and he advanced to his first Grand Slam final (l. to Nadal) at Wimbledon on July 4…He is only player in Top 10 yet to win an ATP World Tour title this year (0-2 in finals)…Has been ranked No. 7 since August 9
• Has a 42-20 match record on the season, including 22-15 on hard courts…He is No. 6 in the South African Airways 2010 ATP points standings (with 3,575 points) and trying to second one of the five remaining spots for the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London
• He also advanced to final at ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami (l. to Roddick) in April
• Also a semi-finalist in Brisbane (l. to Roddick) and Roland Garros (l. to Soderling) and quarter-finalist in seven other tournaments
• He spent 27 non-consecutive weeks at No. 9 or No. 10; two weeks in Oct. 2006 and then again all but two weeks from July 9, 2007-Oct. 8, ’07, and from Feb. 4, 2008-May 5, ’08 except one week)…Looking to finish in Top 10 for first time in career.



ATP World Tour Masters 1000 History:


• Has a 70-50 career record and his best result was a title in Paris in 2005 (d. Ljubicic in five sets)...Also a runner-up this year in Miami (l. to Roddick) and three-time semi-finals.



Miscellaneous:


• In 2009, finished in Top 20 for fourth consecutive year at No. 20 and helped his country to its first Davis Cup final since 1980 (l. to Spain 5-0)…Went 3-2 in singles matches
• Has a 5-6 career mark in ATP World Tour finals and his only final showing in North America came in Miami in April (l. to Roddick)
• One of four players in Top 10 still looking for first ATP World Tour title this year (No. 4 Murray, No. 8 del Potro, No. 10 Tsonga)




South African Airways 2010 Year-to-Date Rankings – There are five positions remaining for the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London (top three have qualified) and the points standings are based on 2010 results (updated thus far). Here’s a look who is in action on Tuesday among the contenders:


1 Rafael Nadal 11,360

2 Roger Federer 6,025

3 Novak Djokovic 5,165

4 Andy Murray 4,135

5 Robin Soderling 4,020

6 Tomas Berdych 3,575 (vs. Robredo)

7 Andy Roddick 3,260 (vs. Kohlschreiber)

8 David Ferrer 3,235 (vs. Llodra)

9 Fernando Verdasco 3,160

10 Mikhail Youzhny 2,795

11 Jurgen Melzer 2,310

12 Marin Cilic 2,140 (vs. Seppi)

13 Nicolas Almagro 2,130

14 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2,165

15 Mardy Fish 1,991

16 John Isner 1,795 (vs. Kubot)

 




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