According to Tomas Berdych's coach, Tomas Krupa, "in the Czech mentality, we need a little more time to be good," he told The Daily Telegraph. "It's not only about the last two weeks," he said of his development. "You get more and more experience. I get a little bit older, more focused, mentally stronger than before. They are all together like in one pack."
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Tomas Berdych has reached his first Grand Slam final after upsetting
third-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-6 (9), 6-3 in the semifinals of Wimbledon
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Wimbledon Day 11 - Daily Wrap - Big win Tomas Berdych.
The Czech player proved himself a force to be reckoned with, advancing to his first Grand Slam final. It was a consumate performance from the big man, who overwhelmed Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3. It comes after he reached the semi-finals at the French Open last month.
Berdych dropped serve just once in his semifinal and broke Djokovic's serve once in each set. He had double the number of winners over unforced errors (34-17) and fired 11 aces.