facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Berdych advances to third round of Aegon Championships

June 12, 2013 at 2:22 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
LONDON, June 12 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Tomas Berdych needed only an hour Wednesday to claim a second-round win at the Aegon Championships tennis tournament in London.

Berdych beat Thiemo de Bakker 6-1, 6-4, fighting off all six break points he faced. He also converted three of his five break opportunities while taking 60 percent of the points in the match.

Fifth-seeded Marin Cilic was a 6-3, 6-4 victor over Ivan Dodig, seventh-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov edged by Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 and No. 16-seeded Grega Zemlja topped Sergiy Stakhovsky 7-5, 7-4 but a series of lower seeds lost.

Lleyton Hewitt raced past 10th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-3; Benjamin Becker took a tight 7-6 (7-2), 7-5 decision from 12th-seeded Lukas Rosol, and Daniel Evans eliminated No. 13-seeded Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-4.

Kenny de Schepper advanced over Rohan Bopanna 6-4, 6-3 in a second-round match between unseeded players.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Red Sox sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for 7-year deal
2
Yankees host White Sox trying to stay in playoff hunt
3
Wainwright squares off vs. Phils hoping for 16th victory
4
Former Steelers RB Redman says spinal injury ended career
5
Dolphins cut TE Egnew
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback