ATP Tour

Berdych again floors Anderson

2014-05-07 13:19
Tomas Berdych (AFP)
Cape Town - Czech world No 6 Tomas Berdych has again dispatched of South Africa's Kevin Anderson after beating him at the Madrid Masters on Wednesday.

Berdych won in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4 to record his 11th win on the trot over world No 19 Anderson.

Since their first meeting at the Australian Open in 2012, the duo have met frequently on the ATP Tour, with Berdych winning each time.

Berdych will next face either world No 14 Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria or qualifier Marius Copil of Romania.

Latest results from the fifth day of the combined ATP Madrid Masters and WTA Madrid Open on Wednesday (x denotes seeded player):

Men

Second round

Tomas Berdych (CZE x6) bt Kevin Anderson (RSA) 6-1, 6-4
Lukasz Kubot (POL) bt Gilles Simon (FRA) 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
Rafael Nadal (ESP x1) bt Juan Monaco (ARG) 6-1, 6-0
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) bt Igor Sijsling (NED) 6-3, 6-2
John Isner (USA x9) bt Marinko Matosevic (AUS) 7-6 (11/9), 6-7 (5/7), 7-5
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) bt Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) 6-3, 6-4

Women

Second round

Simona Halep (ROM x4) bt Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 6-4, 6-4
Caroline Garcia (FRA) bt Maria Kirilenko (RUS) - walkover
Serena Williams (USA x1) bt Peng Shuai (CHN) 6-2, 6-3
Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP x14) bt Alison Riske (USA) 6-2, 6-4
Roberta Vinci (ITA) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x13) 6-3, 6-3

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