Tennis: Berdych beats Djokovič in Rome quarterfinal

Czech tennis player Tomáš Berdych beat world number one Novak Djokovič 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 at the Rome Masters on Friday, to reach the tournament’s semifinals. Berdych, seeded sixth, was one set down and was losing 2:5 in the second set but made a remarkable comeback, winning five games in a row. In the third set, Berdych converted his fourth match point, scoring only his second career win against the Serbian player. Berdych will play either Rafael Nadal or David Ferrer in the semifinal.

Author: Jan Richter