Berdych beats Ve­sely to reach Wim­ble­don last eight

Daily Trust - - SPORT -

Tenth seed To­mas Berdych set up a Wim­ble­don last-eight match against Lu­cas Pouille by beat­ing fel­low Czech Jiri Ve­sely in five sets.

Berdych, who reached the fi­nal in 2010, won 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-8), 6-7 (911), 6-3.

Ve­sely, the world num­ber 64, saved five match points on Mon­day be­fore fading light stopped play.

How­ever, Berdych gained the up­per hand with a sec­ond break in the sev­enth game of the fi­nal set on his way to reach­ing his fourth Wim­ble­don quar­ter-fi­nal.

To­mas Berdych

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