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2011 Madrid (R1=Bye) Round 2: Tomas Berdych vs Marcel Granollers

Posted on May 4, 2011 at 11:06 AM
 
 




A general view of the Arantxa Sanchez Vicario court at the Magic Box




Finally, Tomas is back, hopefully he is in good shape… last match was on Thursday, April 14, 2011 in Monte-Carlo. After a first round bye, he will open his Madrid campaign against Marcel Granollers of Spain who beat last week’s Münich Open victor Nikolay Davydenko.


 

 

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H2H Tomas Berdych / Marcel Granollers

 




 

Order of Play - Wednesday, May 4, 2011


ARANTXA SANCHEZ VICARIO - Starting At: 2:00 pm


Tomas BERDYCH (CZE) vs Marcel GRANOLLERS (ESP)

followed by

Marin CILIC (CRO) vs Juan Martin DEL POTRO (ARG)

followed by

Gilles SIMON (FRA) vs Andy MURRAY (GBR)

followed by

Daniel GIMENO-TRAVER (ESP) vs Jurgen MELZER (AUT)





also on Wednesday - After defeating Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain in a thrilling three setter 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Monday, Lucie will be playing World # 7 Jelena Jankovic in the second round of the 2011 Madrid Open.

 


STADIUM 3 - Starting At: 2:00 pm


Na LI (CHN) vs Iveta BENESOVA (CZE)

followed by

Dinara SAFINA (RUS) vs Julia GOERGES (GER)

followed by

Lucie SAFAROVA (CZE) vs Jelena JANKOVIC (SRB)

followed by

Bob BRYAN/Mike BRYAN (USA) vs Michal MERTINAK (SVK)/Viktor TROICKI (SRB)

 

 


Mutua Madrid Open Wednesday Preview  - Arantxa Sanchez Vicario Court  

 

(7) Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs (WC) Marcel Granollers (ESP) Berdych Leads 1-0

10 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome (Italy) Clay R64 Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-3




Berdych FastFacts:


2011 Highlights:

SF: Chennai (l Wawrinka); Dubai (l Djokovic); QF: Australian Open (l Djokovic); Rotterdam (W/O vs Tsonga); Marseille (l Cilic); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami (l Nadal)

YTD W-L: 20-8 (1-1 on clay)

YTD Titles: 0

Career Titles: 5

Date of Birth: September 17, 1985

South African Airways 2011 ATP Ranking: 7

*Madrid History: 5-3 Best Result: 3rd Round (2008, 2010)

 


Granollers FastFacts:


2011 Highlights:

QF: Belgrade (l Volandri)

YTD W-L: 9-10 (4-3 on clay)

YTD Titles: 0

Career Titles: 1

Date of Birth: April 12, 1986

South African Airways 2011 ATP Ranking: 50

*Madrid History: 2-3 Best Result: 2nd Round (2008, 2011)

 

 




 






 Here comes Tomas, all dressed in white

*Long Time No See* 



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Tomas Berdych in action against Spanish Marcel Granollers during their match of the Madrid Masters on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the Caja Magic sports complex.

 
 
 
 


 

 
 
 

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Brilliant Stuff.
Tomas Berdych progressed to the third round





ATP News
Seventh seed Tomas Berdych converted six of nine break point opportunities to record his 21st win of the year on day three. The Czech outclassed Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-4, 6-0 in 77 minutes.







Tomas was playing like a real top 10, too strong for Marcel Granollers


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Seventh seed Tomas Berdych booked his place in the last 16 with a 6-4 6-0 trouncing of Marcel Granollers. The Czech, who automatically received a bye past round one, will next take on clay specialist Juan Monaco after he benefitted from the retirement of Gael Monfils.







 
 

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Tomas Berdych serves to Marcel Granollers

 

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After his match Tomas was attending the match Safarova/Jankovic, cheering his girlfriend from the stands beside Lucie's coach Biljana Veselnovic














Match Point Lucie!... focused



















Lucie Safarova at an autograph session after her second round upset of No.7 seed Jelena Jankovic











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