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Second title has Mahut up 52 places in rankings

Second title has Mahut up 52 places in rankings

LONDON, July 15 (UPI) -- The ATP crowned two first-time winners last week but it was a Nicolas Mahut, winning for the second time, who made the biggest gain in the tennis rankings.

De Bakker moves into Swedish Open semifinals

BASTAD, Sweden, July 12 (UPI) -- Thiemo de Bakker ousted top-seeded Tomas Berdych in straight sets Friday and gained a spot in the semifinals of the Skistar Swedish Open.
Berdych, Almagro through to quarterfinals in Sweden

Berdych, Almagro through to quarterfinals in Sweden

BASTAD, Sweden, July 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Tomas Berdych rolled to an easy win Thursday that put him in the quarterfinals of the Skistar Swedish Open.

Martin Alund opens Swedish Open with marathon win

BASTAD, Sweden, July 8 (UPI) -- Martin Alund finished off his fourth match-point chance Monday in taking a marathon match from local favorite Markus Eriksson at the Skistar Swedish Open.
Federer down to No. 5 in rankings for first time since 2003

Federer down to No. 5 in rankings for first time since 2003

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) -- Andy Murray's historic Wimbledon win overshadows another important point in men's tennis -- for the first time in a decade Roger Federer is out of the Top Four.
Murray rallies from two sets down, makes Wimbledon semis

Murray rallies from two sets down, makes Wimbledon semis

LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- Andy Murray rallied from two sets down Wednesday to join world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro and Jerzy Janowicz in the semifinals at Wimbledon.
Murray looking to take advantage of Wimbledon draw

Murray looking to take advantage of Wimbledon draw

LONDON, July 2 (UPI) -- World No. 2-ranked Andy Murray is in a half of the draw with two unseeded players, a No. 24 seed and the hopes of a nation at the 127th Wimbledon Championships.
Polish players reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

Polish players reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) -- Polish players Jerzy Janowicz and Lukasz Kubot each claimed five-set wins Monday and will square off in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Djokovic, Murray seem on Wimbledon collision cource

Djokovic, Murray seem on Wimbledon collision cource

LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- A week of early surprises at Wimbledon ended on a more expected note with world No. 1 Novak Djokovic taking a solid third-round win going into Sunday's off day.
Novak Djokovic cruises, David Ferrer avoids upset at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic cruises, David Ferrer avoids upset at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 4 seed David Ferrer advanced at Wimbledon Saturday, Djokovic having a much easier time than Ferrer.
Djokovic advances in straight sets to Wimbledon's third round

Djokovic advances in straight sets to Wimbledon's third round

LONDON, June 27 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic sailed through a second-round match in straight sets Thursday at Wimbledon, where rain became an issue late in the day.
Djokovic through to Wimbledon second round

Djokovic through to Wimbledon second round

LONDON, June 25 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and fourth-seeded David Ferrer posted solid wins Tuesday in first-round play at the 127th Wimbledon Championships.
Nicolas Mahut jumps 116 places in tennis rankings

Nicolas Mahut jumps 116 places in tennis rankings

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- Nicolas Mahut makes a huge leap in the men's world tennis rankings this week after picking up his first ATP title.
Federer, Nadal could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

Federer, Nadal could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and French Open winner Rafael Nadal could face off in the quarterfinals of this year's Wimbledon Championships.
Nadal seeded fifth at Wimbledon

Nadal seeded fifth at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 19 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal, coming off a French Open victory that ran his 2013 record to 43-2, has been seeded No. 5 for the Wimbledon Championships, which begin next week.
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Tomas Berdych
James Blake (USA) who is seeded fifth, reacts as he wins a game from Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the US Open held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2006 in New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Tomáš Berdych (Czech pronunciation: ; born September 17, 1985, in Valašské Meziříčí) is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.

At the 2005 Paris Masters he won his first career ATP Masters Series title. En route to the final, he beat Jiří Novák, 2nd seed Guillermo Coria, 13th seed Juan Carlos Ferrero, 7th seed Gaston Gaudio, 8th seed Radek Štěpánek, and 6th seed Ivan Ljubičić.

Other notable highlights of his 2005 season included upsetting No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters, reaching the final of the Swedish Open, and the semifinals in Washington, D.C.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tomas Berdych."
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