Meet the Man who made Federer history

Updated: 30 June 2010 14:35 IST

Easing past defending champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon Gentleman's quarterfinals, Tomas Berdych suddenly hogged the limelight, and well deservingly.

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Easing pastdefending champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon Gentleman's quarterfinals,Tomas Berdych suddenly hogged the limelight, and well deservingly.


Meet theman who showed six-time Wimbledon champion the exit door

 

Country:                Czech Republic

Birth Date:             17 September 1985

BirthPlace:            Valasske Mezirici, Czech

Plays:                     Right

Turned Pro:            2002


Seeded 12th,this tennis sensation from Czech Republic turned a professional in 2002. He hasso far won 5 singles titles and just one in doubles.

 

He has advanced to the Wimbledon semi-finals. Hehad also made it to the French Open semi-finals, where he lost out to Sweden'sRobin Soderling. This time he will face Serbia's Novak Djokovic.

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