Wimbledon

Berdych jokes at dark finish

2014-06-28 15:58
Tomas Berdych (Twitter)

London - His Wimbledon over in disappointing fashion a night earlier, Tomas Berdych strolled along the street outside the All England Club on Saturday, completely unencumbered.

Wearing a casual jacket and jeans, and toting a tennis racket, Berdych walked toward Wimbledon village past spectators heading toward the All England Club - and no one stopped him to ask for an autograph or a photograph.

Berdych, the runner-up to Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2010, was not pleased that play in his 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 7-6 (8/6) loss to Marin Cilic in the third round continued as darkness came Friday night. They finished at 21:38 local time, the latest finish for an outdoor match in tournament history.

Berdych joked about the conditions in a message on his Twitter feed, posting a box that was completely black - other than two pairs of cartoon eyes.

On Saturday, he wrote: "Many Q about dark yesterday. A: Dark was on both sides of the court!No excuse for me.Marin was better.See you soon London."

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