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Player Profile – Tomas Berdych

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This is the player profile of the professional tennis player from the Czech Republic, Tomas Berdych. In this article, you will know about his statistical facts, his early and personal life story along with his professional career as well.

Player Profile – Tomas Berdych

Basic Details about Tomas Berdych

Name: Tomas BerdychPlayer Profile – Tomas Berdych

Date of Birth: 17th September, 1985

Place of Birth: Valasske Mezirici (Former Czechoslovakia)

Nationality: Czech Republic

Current Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco

Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)

Professional Details about Tomas Berdych

Turned Pro: In 2002

Playing Style: Right Hand

Coach: Martin Stepanek

Highest Ranking: 4 (Achieved on 18th May 2015)

Current Ranking: 20 (As per 28th May 2018)

Career Titles: 13

Best Singles Grand Slam Performances by Tomas Berdych

Australian Open: SF – 2014

French Open: SF – 2010

Wimbledon: F – 2010

US Open: SF – 2012

Best Doubles Grand Slam Performances by Tomas Berdych

Australian Open: QF – 2005

French Open: 2R – 2005

Wimbledon: 2R – 2005

US Open: 2R – 2004

Performance in Other Major Tournaments

ATP Tour Finals: SF – 2011

Olympics: QF – 2004

Performances in Team Competitions

Davis Cup: Winners – 2012, 2013

Hopman Cup: 2012

Early and Personal Life of Tomas Berdych

Born to Martin and Hana Berdych, Tomas Berdych started playing tennis at the age of five at his hometown Valasske Mezirici in former Czechoslovakia. His father, Martin was a train engineer and his mother Hana is still a doctor. At the age of 8 Tomas Berdych in the finals of the top young boys of the Czech Republic in Pardubice tournament and eventually won the tournament. Tomas Berdych was also part of the U–12 Junior titles of the Czech Republic.

A big fan of ice hockey Tomas Berdych supports the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL. Tomas Berdych was in a relationship with Czech tennis player Lucie Safarova for nine years, but then in 2011 they decided to break up and now he is dating a Czech Model Ester Satorova.

Professional Career of Tomas Berdych

The highlight of the professional career of Tomas Berdych came in 2010 when he reached the Wimbledon Championship finals after upsetting Roger Federer in the quarterfinals and Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. But in the finals, Tomas Berdych lost to Rafael Nadal in straight sets. Tomas Berdych has not won a single grand slam tournament, but he broke into top 10 ATP rankings and has reached in top 5 players in 2013. Tomas Berdych was part of the Czech Republic team who won the Davis Cup twice in two years and also part of the Hopman Cup-winning team in 2012.

Berdych is one of the players who have played the longest ATP doubles match ever. In This match he partnered with Lukas Rosol to defeat Marco Chiudinelli and Stan Wawrinka in the 2013 Davis Cup. To your surprise, this match lasted for a whopping 7 hours and 2 minutes.

Talking further, Berdych is the only player after David Nalbandian to defeat Roger Federer multiple times in grand slam tournaments before the semifinal stage. Back in 2019 at the finals of Nitto ATP, Berdych announced that he will be retiring from world tennis.

But one day randomly Berdych announced his comeback on Twitter. He intends to participate in the Tokyo Olympics 2021 and make his fans go gaga all over it.


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