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John Isner has won the final U.S. Open warm up ATP tournament in Winston-Salem, Saturday. The young American recorded a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 win over Czech Tomas Berdych.

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Federer downs Nieminen to make Rotterdam semisupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 17:19:00

World No. 3 Roger Federer moved into the semifinals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after a narrow victory over Jarkko Nieminen.

Japan's Nishikori makes history at Australian Openupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 10:54:00

Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese male to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open since 1932 when he held on to earn a shock five-set win over sixth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Monday.

Nadal and Federer march on in Melbourneupdated: Sun Jan 22 2012 11:25:00

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course for a semifinal clash at the Australian Open after both men recorded straight sets victories in Melbourne on Sunday.

Kvitova, Berdych give Czechs team titleupdated: Sat Jan 07 2012 14:45:00

World No. 2 Petra Kvitova continued her perfect start to 2012 by helping the Czech Republic win the Hopman Cup teams event for the second time, beating France 2-0 in Saturday's final.

Djokovic exits as Berdych beats Ferrer at ATP Tour Finals updated: Fri Nov 25 2011 17:35:00

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has been eliminated as the shocks continued Friday at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

No. 1 Djokovic survives big Berdych scare at ATP finalsupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 18:42:00

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic saved a match point before finally overcoming Tomas Berdych in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday.

Can Federer make history in London?updated: Fri Nov 18 2011 12:57:00

Outside of the four grand slams, it's the most coveted title in men's tennis.

Defending champion Federer faces Nadal in ATP Tour Finals updated: Tue Nov 15 2011 12:46:00

Defending champion Roger Federer has been drawn with longtime rival Rafael Nadal in the group stages of the ATP World Tour Finals in London next week.

Federer to play home hope Tsonga in Paris finalupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 17:07:00

Roger Federer will play home hope Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for the Paris Masters title after the pair secured contrasting semifinal victories Saturday.

No. 1 Djokovic pulls out of Paris Mastersupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 15:52:00

World number one Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the Paris Masters with a shoulder injury.

Berdych completes ATP World Tour Finals line-upupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 16:49:00

Czech Tomas Berdych defeated Serb Janko Tipsarevic 7-5 6-4 at the Paris Masters on Thursday, a victory which confirmed the line-up for the forthcoming ATP World Tour Finals.

Berdych edges closer to finals with victory over Verdascoupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 16:13:00

Czech Tomas Berdych is just one win away from securing his place in the ATP World Tour Finals in London later this month after beating Spain's Fernando Verdasco in straight sets in the second round of the Paris Masters.

Verdasco goes through to face Berdychupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 16:00:00

Spain's Fernando Verdasco is through to the second round of the Paris Masters after recovering from dropping the opening set to defeat Marin Cilic of Croatia.

Joker Djokovic horrified by his lack of form after long layoffupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 19:44:00

He came out on court wearing a Halloween mask, but Novak Djokovic had to overcome a fright of his own before winning his comeback match in Switzerland on Tuesday.

Defending champion Nadal cruises to win in Japan openerupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 15:32:00

Rafael Nadal made a strong start to the defense of his Japan Open crown on Tuesday, defeating wildcard entrant Go Soeda 6-3 6-2.

Is Nadal's fit of cramp the tip of the burn-out iceberg?updated: Thu Sep 08 2011 10:38:00

As a pained Rafael Nadal collapsed in front of a shocked press conference in New York on Sunday, it seemed for a moment as if the U.S. Open was about to claim its most high-profile casualty.

Federer and Nadal crash out in Cincinnati Mastersupdated: Sat Aug 20 2011 06:11:00

Defending champion Roger Federer and world number two Rafael Nadal were sent crashing from the Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati Friday.

Nadal and Wozniacki named top seeds by Wimbledon organizersupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 06:57:00

Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki have been named as the top seeds for next week's Wimbledon tournament, the third grand slam of the season.

Venus Williams: 'I'm here to win'updated: Fri Jun 17 2011 06:57:00

Venus Williams tells the WTA she is back and aiming to win and what it's like to have her sister Serena back.

Nadal and Federer close on semi clash; Sharapova to return to top 10updated: Wed Mar 30 2011 16:34:00

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are on course for their first semifinal meeting since 2005 after both progressed at the Masters Series event in Miami.

Djokovic battles into Dubai quarterfinals: Ancic quits circuitupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 13:33:00

Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic came through a tight three-setter against Spain's Feliciano Lopez to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP Tour 500 event in Dubai Wednesday. Bruce Jenkins: Ten things I'd like to see as the 2011 tennis season kicks offupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 13:00:00

Ten things I'd like to see as the 2011 tennis year unfolds:

Fired-up Nadal faces Murray in semis; Djokovic sets up Federer clashupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 16:38:00

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal showdown with Andy Murray after winning his third successive match at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London on Friday.

Nadal's win over Djokovic dents Roddick's London hopesupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 12:32:00

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal prevented Novak Djokovic from reaching the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals and kept his own hopes alive by beating the Serbian in London on Friday night.

Nadal battles back to topple Roddick; Djokovic eases past Berdychupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 18:22:00

World number one Rafael Nadal battled back from a set down to finally topple American Andy Roddick in an epic clash at the ATP World Tour finals.

Nadal drawn in Djokovic's group for ATP Tour finalsupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 16:11:00

World number one Rafael Nadal has been drawn to play Novak Djokovic, Tomas Berdych and Andy Roddick in the group stage of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Injury ends Youzhny's London hopesupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 17:21:00

Mikhail Youzhny's hopes of reaching the lucrative season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London were crushed on Tuesday when the Russian suffered a back injury.

Clijsters pulls out of China Open; Nadal breezes through in Thailandupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 12:33:00

US Open champion Kim Clijsters has been forced to pull out of next month's China Open because of a foot infection.

Serbia to face France in Davis Cup finalupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 15:53:00

Serbia will face France in the final of the Davis Cup after a tense 3-2 semifinal victory over the Czech Republic in front of a passionate home support in Belgrade.

France book place in Davis Cup finalupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 16:53:00

France have secured their place in the Davis Cup final after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in their semi-final against Argentina in Lyon on Saturday.

Irate Roddick crashes out of U.S. Openupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 09:38:00

An irate Andy Roddick crashed out of his home grand slam at Flushing Meadows, New York after suffering a second-round defeat to Serb Janko Tipsarevic.

Timely victory boosts Federer ahead of U.S. Openupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 13:59:00

Roger Federer will go into the final grand slam of the season at Flushing Meadows on the crest of a wave after claiming the Cincinnati Masters title on Sunday.

Federer eases past Llodra in Torontoupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 10:30:00

Roger Federer cruised into the quarterfinals of the Toronto Masters tournament with a 7-6 6-3 win over Frenchman Michael Llodra on Thursday. Jon Wertheim: Tennis marketing fixes, Nalbandian's resurgence, more mailupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 13:44:00

I really feel that tennis, if this is possible, suffers a real visibility letdown between Wimbledon and the Open. Given the NFL, NBA and NHL are not in action, this should really be a time where tennis can fill a void in the sports calendar. We have a great tournament in Toronto (the Rogers Cup) and other than hardcore fans, it will have relatively low reach in the Toronto area. What are 3-4 marketing fixes tennis could make to raise it's profile during this part of the year? There's a partnership at McKinsey in it for you. --Neil Grammer, Toronto

Nalbandian into semis as Berdych bows out; Stosur stunnedupdated: Sat Aug 07 2010 13:08:00

Former world No. 3 David Nalbandian has continued his latest comeback from injury by reaching his first semifinal of 2010 at the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, but top seed Tomas Berdych suffered a shock defeat.

Pat Cash profiles Tomas Berdychupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 07:00:00

World Number 8 Tomas Berdych is profiled by Pat Cash and is asked where has he improved his Tennis? Bruce Jenkins: Federer's tear-down process begins in earnestupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 14:09:00

A few years ago at Wimbledon, during the peak of his reign, Roger Federer admitted that he liked to read the newspapers. He'd get up nice and early in London and buy a stack, just to see what was being written about him.

Rafael Nadal on Wimbledon successupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 07:21:00

Tennis star Rafael Nadal reflects on his second Wimbledon men's singles title. Bruce Jenkins: Just no answer to a healthy Nadalupdated: Sun Jul 04 2010 13:09:00

Three quick thoughts on the men's final at Wimbledon on Sunday: Jon Wertheim: Three thoughts on Wimbledon men's semisupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 14:43:00

WIMBLEDON, England -- Three thoughts after the men's semifinals at the All England Club on Friday:

Nadal thrashes Murray to set up final against Berdychupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 14:25:00

World number one Rafael Nadal ended the Wimbledon dream of home hope Andy Murray with a straight sets victory in their semifinal on Centre Court on Friday. Jon Wertheim: Federer's stunning loss could signal the end of an era; more thoughtsupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 13:04:00

WIMBLEDON, England -- Three thoughts from Roger Federer's stunning quarterfinal loss to Tomas Berdych at Wimbledon on Wednesday:

Inspired Berdych dumps Federer out of Wimbledonupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 08:53:00

Six-time champion Roger Federer has failed to make the title match at Wimbledon for the first time since 2002 after being dumped out in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Bruce Jenkins: Roddick's resurrection has been worth the waitupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 18:12:00

Classic scene from an old black-and-white Western: huge brawl breaks out, chairs flying across the room, saloon girls bopping unruly cowpokes, just complete and utter chaos. Just as the last punch is thrown, the piano player slides onto his stool, cracks a smile, and hammers out a lively tune. A little honky-tonk to settle things down.

Nadal books semifinal with Ljubicicupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 14:32:00

World number three Rafael Nadal booked his place in the semifinal at the Masters 1000 tournament at Indian Wells but he was made to work hard by Czech Tomas Berdych. Jon Wertheim: Time to appreciate Roddick for what he isupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 16:52:00

1. Overachieving Andy: We've heard for years about what Andy Roddick isn't. He isn't Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal. He isn't a stylist. He isn't a multiple Grand Slam winner. He isn't a clay court specialist. Maybe it's time we recast the discussion and talk about what Roddick is. He is someone who has spent almost an entire decade residing in the top 10. He is a limited player who has done everything in his power to improve. He is a fighter. He is a professional who takes his career seriously and ambitiously. He is a mensch -- the most recent evidence being his participation in the Champions for Chile fundraiser on the eve of the Key Biscayne final. He is also a 27-year-old playing perhaps the best ball of his career. After reaching the Indian Wells final, he went one better in Key Biscayne, taking the title and beating both Nadal and the surging Tomas Berdych along the way. Roddick may or may not ever win that elusive second Major. But it's worth remembering that players with a lot

Roddick defeats Berdych in Miami finalupdated: Sun Apr 04 2010 18:59:00

Andy Roddick cruised to victory in the Sony Ericsson Open on Sunday with a straight sets triumph over Tomas Berdych in the final in Miami.

Federer suffers surprise Miami defeatupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 08:44:00

Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat to Czech Tomas Berdych in the fourth round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

Federer edges into Miami fourth roundupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 10:20:00

Roger Federer is through to the Sony Ericsson Open fourth round in Miami, after beating Frenchman Florent Serra in two tough tie-breaks.

Spain retain Davis Cup with 3-0 winupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 15:37:00

Spain have retained the Davis Cup after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the final against the Czech Republic by winning the doubles on Saturday.

Nadal gives Spain Davis Cup advantageupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 14:53:00

Rafael Nadal rediscovered his top form at the right time to brush aside Tomas Berdych in straight sets and give Spain the early advantage in their Davis Cup final defense against the Czech Republic in Barcelona.

Spain omit Verdasco for Davis singlesupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 15:33:00

Both team captains made surprise picks ahead of Friday's opening rubbers in the Davis Cup final between defending champions Spain and the Czech Republic on clay in Barcelona.

Injured Roddick crashes out early in Chinaupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 10:19:00

Fourth seed Andy Roddick limped out of the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday after being forced to concede his opening match against Stanislas Wawrinka due to a knee problem.

Safina sets record straight to win Rome titleupdated: Sat May 09 2009 14:41:00

World number one Dinara Safina defeated Russian compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 6-2 on Saturday to lift the WTA Rome Masters claycourt title.

Rome champion Jankovic beaten by Kuznetsovaupdated: Thu May 07 2009 16:14:00

Two-time defending champion Jelena Jankovic has crashed out of the Rome Masters at the quarterfinal stage, beaten in straight sets by in-form Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Federer scare in pursuit of Slam win recordupdated: Sun Jan 25 2009 11:27:00

Roger Federer remains on course for a record 14th Grand Slam title after a fierce fightback saw him recover from a two-set deficit to defeat Tomas Berdych 4-6 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-2 and reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.

Hot Hanescu claims first ATP Tour titleupdated: Sun Jul 13 2008 10:38:00

Victor Hanescu became the first Romanian to win an ATP title in seven years when he beat seventh seed Igor Andreev 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Gstaad Open in Switzerland on Sunday.

Roddick puts holders USA into semisupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 11:56:00

USA and Argentina joined Russia and Spain in the last four of the Davis Cup by completing victories in Sunday's opening singles matches.

Russia reach Davis Cup semifinalsupdated: Sun Apr 13 2008 14:29:00

Russia secured a place in the Davis Cup semifinals for the fourth consecutive year Sunday after Czech Tomas Berdych retired hurt in the decisive fifth set against Nikolay Davydenko.

Nadal beats Berdych to reach Miami finalupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 15:57:00

Spanish second seed Rafael Nadal reached the final of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne with a 7-6 6-2 victory over Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych.

Federer, Djokovic into last eightupdated: Mon Jan 21 2008 09:55:00

It was business as usual for Roger Federer as he put his third round scare at the Australian Open behind him to ease past 13th seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals.

Venus continues good work in Tokyoupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 09:07:00

Top-seed Venus Williams continued her excellent form on her 'Asian swing' with a straight sets victory over fellow American Vania King to progress to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open.

Berdych and Becker reach the semisupdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 14:39:00

Tomas Berdych will face Benjamin Becker in the semifinals of the Thailand Open after both players recorded straight sets victories in the quarterfinals in Bangkok Justin Gimelstob: Race to Shanghai, Davis finals spice up fall calendarupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 22:38:00

Professional tennis takes a backseat to the mainstream sports world in the fall. As far as most Americans are concerned, the ATP season effectively ends after the U.S. Open.

Roddick through as Berdych retiresupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 03:38:00

Andy Roddick advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open -- and a possible showdown with top seed Roger Federer -- after Czech ninth seed Tomas Berdych retired in the second set of their match due to illness.

Nadal injury worries after victoryupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 04:56:00

World number two Rafael Nadal recorded his 90th win in 91 clay court matches to make the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart at the expense of local hero Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Nadal quickly back in old routineupdated: Tue Jul 17 2007 04:52:00

World number two Rafael Nadal brushed aside Germany's Alexander Waske 6-1 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Stuttgart ATP claycourt tournament.

Berdych goes one better in Halle updated: Sun Jun 17 2007 10:07:00

Tomas Berdych won the Halle grasscourt tournament on Sunday, beating Marcos Baghdatis 7-5 6-4 at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament on the Cypriot's 22nd birthday.

Berdych reaches Halle final againupdated: Sat Jun 16 2007 07:44:00

Tomas Berdych reached the final of the grasscourt event in Halle for the second successive year after Saturday's semifinal win over Finn Jarkko Nieminen.

Blake on course for Davydenko dateupdated: Wed Jun 13 2007 12:45:00

Third seed James Blake made light work of Russian second-round opponent Evgeny Korolev to book his quarterfinal spot at the ATP Halle tournament on Wednesday.

The women's seeds take controlupdated: Wed May 30 2007 13:50:00

After the numerous upsets of day three, the fourth day of this year's event, comparatively, ran according to plan.

Soederling reaches quarterfinalsupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 06:51:00

Robin Soederling battled to a 7-6 6-2 victory over Max Mirnyi of Belarus to reach the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday. Time to hoist the trophyupdated: Fri Feb 09 2007 10:58:00

The 2007 Davis Cup competition begins Friday with the men of the United States lacing up their clay-court sneakers to face the Czech Republic on their turf. The Americans' clay-court struggles are well documented, but I'm confident they will net their first world group clay-court victory in 10 years.

Berdych to head Czech Davis squadupdated: Tue Jan 30 2007 12:28:00

World number 12 Tomas Berdych will head the Czech Republic team for their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against the U.S.

Benneteau stuns world number eightupdated: Thu Nov 02 2006 03:05:00

Local favorite Julien Benneteau thrilled the home fans by defeating world number eight Fernando Gonzalez at the Paris Masters 3-6 6-4 7-5.

Berdych through but misses Mastersupdated: Wed Nov 01 2006 09:04:00

Czech Tomas Berdych started the defense of his Paris Masters title with a 6-7 6-4 6-2 victory over Belgian Olivier Rochus on Wednesday but still dropped out of the race to the Masters Cup.

Berdych ends Nadal's Madrid reignupdated: Fri Oct 20 2006 12:15:00

Tomas Berdych ended Rafael Nadal's hopes of retaining his Madrid Masters title by producing a near flawless display to shock the world number two 6-3 7-6 in the quarterfinals on Friday.

Roddick and Robredo sent crashingupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 07:14:00

Sixth seed Andy Roddick and world number eight Tommy Robredo suffered straight-sets defeats in the third round of the Madrid Masters on Thursday.

Gasquet topples Berdych in Torontoupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 14:18:00

Richard Gasquet brought Thomas Berdych crashing back to reality on Friday, a day after the Czech put out Rafael Nadal, hammering out a 6-4 6-1 win to reach the semifinals of the Toronto Masters.

Berdych earns career-high rankingupdated: Thu Jul 20 2006 14:08:00

Tomas Berdych earned a career-high ranking by beating Nicolas Lapentti 6-1 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup on Friday.

Third seed Berdych loses in Bastadupdated: Tue Jul 11 2006 14:34:00

Czech third seed Tomas Berdych was ousted 6-2 7-6 by Spanish claycourt star Nicolas Almagro in the first round of the Swedish Open.

Federer equals win record on grassupdated: Sun Jun 18 2006 09:17:00

Roger Federer equalled Bjorn Borg's record of 41 consecutive victories on grass with a 6-0 6-7 6-2 victory over Czech Tomas Berdych in the final of the Halle Open on Sunday.

Nalbandian too strong for Berdychupdated: Sun Mar 26 2006 14:12:00

Third seed David Nalbandian fought back to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-7 6-1 6-0 and reach the fourth round of the Nasdaq-100 Open in Miami on Sunday.

Top seeds all progress in Adelaideupdated: Mon Jan 02 2006 10:22:00

Croatia's Mario Ancic ensured the three seeds appearing at the Australian hardcourt championships in Adelaide advanced to the second round.

Berdych stuns Ljubicic in thrillerupdated: Sun Nov 06 2005 13:23:00

Tomas Berdych sealed one of the shocks of the season when he tamed in-form Croatian Ivan Ljubicic 6-3 6-4 3-6 4-6 6-4 to win the Paris Masters.

Ljubicic continues superb sequenceupdated: Sat Nov 05 2005 06:42:00

Ivan Ljubicic extended his brilliant indoor run by outgunning top seed Andy Roddick 6-3 7-5 with an impressive display to reach the Paris Masters final.

Berdych hits Coria's cup prospectsupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 06:54:00

Guillermo Coria's hopes of qualifying for the Masters Cup in Shanghai were jolted when he crashed 6-4 6-2 to Czech Tomas Berdych in the second round of the Paris Masters.

Nadal goes out to inspired Blake updated: Sat Sep 03 2005 15:36:00

American wild card James Blake produced an inspired performance to beat second seed Rafael Nadal of Spain in the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday.

French Open men's resultsupdated: Mon May 23 2005 14:33:00

Results of Wednesday's second round men's singles matches (Seeds in bold):

Shock defeat for favorite Federer updated: Tue Aug 17 2004 11:20:00

Top-seeded Roger Federer suffered a shock defeat in the second round at the Olympic tournament on Tuesday, losing 4-6 7-5 7-5 to Czech teenager Tomas Berdych.

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