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2011 Shanghai (R1=Bye) Round 2: Tomas Berdych vs Radek Stepanek

Posted on October 12, 2011 at 10:30 AM

Order of Play – Wednesday, October 12, 2011

GRANDSTAND - Matches Start At: 2:00 pm

Jurgen MELZER (AUT) vs Santiago GIRALDO (COL)

Not Before 3:00 PM

David FERRER (ESP) vs Milos RAONIC (CAN)

followed by


followed by

Feliciano LOPEZ (ESP) vs Alex BOGOMOLOV JR. (USA)


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H2H Tomas Berdych vs Radek Stepanek



Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs (6) Tomas Berdych (CZE) Tied 1-1

2005 ATP Masters 1000 Paris (France) Carpet SF Tomas Berdych 6-1 3-6 6-3

2006 Marseille (France) Hard R32 Radek Stepanek 7-5 6-4

Stepanek FastFacts:

2011 Highlights:

W: Washington (d Monfils); SF: Brisbane (l Soderling); Munich (l Davydenko); QF: Eastbourne (l Nishikori); Tokyo (l Ferrer)

YTD W-L: 30-20 (19-11 on hard)

YTD Titles: 1/Career Titles: 5

Date of Birth: November 27, 1978

South African Airways 2011 ATP Ranking: 26

Berdych FastFacts:

2011 Highlights:

W: Beijing (d Cilic); SF: Chennai (l Wawrinka); Dubai (l Djokovic); Nice (l Almagro); Halle (l Petzschner); Bastad (l Soderling); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati (l Djokovic); QF: Australian Open (l Djokovic); Rotterdam (W/O vs Tsonga); Marseille (l Cilic); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami (l Nadal); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid (l Bellucci); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome (l Gasquet); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Canada (l Tipsarevic)

YTD W-L: 47-18 (31-10 on hard)

YTD Titles: 1/Career Titles: 6

Date of Birth: September 17, 1985

South African Airways 2011 ATP Ranking: 7


Tomas as he enters the Shanghai Masters

Tomas Berdych kept up the momentum from his Beijing title win to defeat  Radek Stepanek 6-4 6-3.


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Berdych continues Chinese winning streak


Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych, fresh off a win last week at the China Open in Beijing advanced with a 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow Czech Radek Stepanek

Berdych wins opening match in Shanghai

ATP NEWS | 12 October 2011

World No. 47 Kei Nishikori denied Jo-Wilfried Tsonga the chance to accrue valuable points in the Battle for London as he defeated the fourth-seeded Frenchman 6-7(1), 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday in the second round of the Shanghai Rolex Masters.

Tsonga’s fellow London contender Tomas Berdych fared better. The sixth seed defeated fellow Czech Radek Stepanek 6-4, 6-3 in 77 minutes, breaking serve three times from six opportunities and winning 90 per cent of points behind his first serve.

The 26-year-old Berdych is on track to qualify for the season finale for the second successive year. He is currently in seventh position in the South African Airways 2011 ATP Year-To-Date Rankings after ending a 29-month title drought with victory at the China Open in Beijing (d. Cilic) last week.

Berdych will next face Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, who battled past Alex Bogomolov Jr. of the United States 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-3 in just over two hours and 30 minutes. This season's Serbia Open 2011 finalist has a 32-23 match record on the season.



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6th seed, Tomas Berdych has booked his place in No.6 of Barclays ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday beating Radek Stepanek and will be facing a huge test tomorrow against Feliciano Lopez to reach the quarterfinals of the 2011 Shanghai Masters

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