|Posted on June 12, 2014 at 12:30 AM|
H2H Tomas Berdych vs Adrian Mannarino
Order of Play - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Chair Umpire is Wael Abbas of Egypt
Score and Stats - Berdych def. Mannarino
AEGON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014
Berdych Sets Lopez QF Clash
The Queen's Club, London, England
by ATP Staff | 12.06.2014
Tomas Berdych was made to work hard for his third-round win.
Second seed Tomas Berdych met with stiff resistance against Adrian Mannarino, but persevered to overcome the Frenchman 7-6(2), 6-4 on Thursday in the third round of the Aegon Championships at The Queen’s Club.
The Czech was thwarted on 17 break points, before making his breakthrough at the 18th time of asking in the third game of the second set, having edged the first on a tie-break. He closed out victory in just over two hours.
The 28-year-old Berdych is coming off a quarter-final showing at Roland Garros (l. to Gulbis) and improved to a 32-9 match record on the season. He ended a 16-month title drought in Rotterdam (d. Cilic) in February and reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open (l. to Wawrinka).
Berdych goes on to face 10th seed Feliciano Lopez, who edged Kenny De Schepper 7-6(3), 6-7(4), 7-6(3) in two hours and seven minutes. The Spaniard withstood 24 aces, firing 15 of his own. Neither player was able to break serve. Berdych has a 4-4 FedEx ATP Head2Head record with Lopez, though this will be their first grass-court meeting.
Tomas Berdych def. Adrian Mannarino