Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Berdych takes off his spine with Tipsarevic

Tomas Berdych claimed his first victory in the Masters Cup in 2011 after three sets to subdue Janko Tipsarevic, replacing Andy Murray. The Czech, who was on the ropes to Novak Djokovic in the first round, saved a 'match point' before the finishing touch to your party.

Tomas Berdych went with ears laid back on Monday to the hotel after having wasted a match point against Novak Djokovic . The Czech, who watched with relief as Andy Murray decided to withdraw from the tournament yesterday because of injury, to break sweat to spare the Scots, Janko Tipsarevic , for an aggregate score of 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) after two hours and twenty-six minutes in a clash took place on Center Court to the O2 Arena.

Tipsarevic was the Masters Cup debutant not seem to mind at the start of the match, which clearly exceeded his opponent with a great aggressive play from the bottom of the track and rest profunso was awarded two breaks that helped him to win the first set. However, Berdych managed to restore balance to take advantage of their service, rusty so far, and a physical display which showed in the first day. This led to the third set, a manga where the service was imposed with authority and the rest had to be resolved in the tie-break. The lottery of death he noticed a sudden he let out a Berdych 5-3 in favor to lift a ball game (5-6) at rest and sign three consecutive points to seal their first win in London.

The last points of the game is not easily forget Tipsarevic. The first, a double fault. The second, a rally from the bottom that ended with a slip that caused him to leave the mat limping and obvious pain in his ankle. In his $ 120,000 salary is already over, but their defeat leaves her chances of reaching the semifinals. For its part, Berdych has the opportunity to reach this stage and it will play next Friday against Ferrer.


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