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2012 Madrid Round 3: Tomas Berdych vs Gael Monfils

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 1:10 PM
Tomas set a third-round clash with Gael Monfils at the Mutua Madrid Open after defeating Kevin Anderson on Tuesday. In the second round, Gael Monfils benefited from Igor Andreev retirement‎ because of an injury. Monfils starts comeback in Madrid -was suffering from left knee- he played his first competitive match since the Miami Masters (d. Kohlschreiber)..




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H2H Tomas Berdych vs Gael Monfils



(6) Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs (12) Gael Monfils (FRA) Berdych Leads 2-0

2008 Dubai (U.A.E.) Hard R32 Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-2

2012 Montpellier (France) Hard F Tomas Berdych 6-2 4-6 6-3

Berdych FastFacts:

2012 Highlights:

W: Montpellier (d Monfils); SF: Rotterdam (l Del Potro); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo (l Djokovic); QF: Australian Open (l Nadal); Dubai (l Murray)

YTD W-L: 23-6 (6-1 on clay)

YTD Titles: 1

Career Titles: 7 (2 on clay)

Date of Birth: September 17, 1985

South African Airways ATP Ranking: 7 (Career-high No. 6 on October 18, 2010)

Monfils FastFacts:

2012 Highlights:

F: Doha (l Tsonga); Montpellier (l Berdych)

YTD W-L: 13-4 (2-0 on clay)

YTD Titles: 0

Career Titles: 4 (1 on clay)  

Date of Birth: September 1, 1986

South African Airways ATP Ranking: 14 (Career-high No. 7 on July 4, 2011)





Order of Play – Thursday, May 10, 2012

Stadium 3 - Starting At: 1:00 pm

[6] Tomas Berdych (CZE) vs [12] Gael Monfils (FRA)

followed by

WTA - [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) vs Roberta Vinci (ITA)

followed by

WTA - [Q] Varvara Lepchenko (USA) vs Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP)

followed by

[1] Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA) vs Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK)/Jean-Julien Rojer (NED)

followed by

[5] Leander Paes (IND)/Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs Richard Gasquet/Gael Monfils (FRA)


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Tomas Berdych strolls past Gael Monfils in Madrid


Sixth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych won 28 of his 32 service points to beat No. 12 seed Gael Monfils of France 6-1, 6-1 in just 50 minutes. It was a repeat of February's Open Sud de France final in Montpellier. Berdych is now 24-6 on the season.


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