Berdych reaches career-high fifth in world rankings

The Czech men’s tennis number one Tomáš Berdych has risen to fifth in the world, the highest ranking of his career to date. The 27-year-old climbed from sixth place on the ATP world tour after reaching the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open on Saturday. Berdych said he had waited a long time to reach fifth and that meeting that goal would spur him to go even further.

Author: Jan Velinger