Australian Open

Veteran Berdych breaks back to reach Open Round 4

2019-01-18 07:11
Tomas Berdych (AP)

Melbourne - Czech veteran Tomas Berdych rallied to reach the Australian Open fourth round on Friday with a battling 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 win over Argentine 18th seed Diego Schwartzman.

Berdych, who reached the semi-finals in Melbourne in 2014 and 2015 but is unseeded this year after injury, will pay either Spanish star Rafael Nadal or Australian teenager Alex de Minaur in the next round.

Results from Day 5 of the Australian Open on Friday:

Men

Round 3

Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE x14) bt Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO x19) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (9/7), 6-4

Tomas Berdych (CZE) bt Diego Schwartzman (ARG x18) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4

Roger Federer (SUI x3) bt Taylor Fritz (USA) 6-2, 7-5, 6-2

Women

Round 3

Ashleigh Barty (AUS x15) bt Maria Sakkari (GRE) 7-5, 6-1

Amanda Anisimova (USA) bt Aryna Sabalenka (BLR x11) 6-3, 6-2

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) bt Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 6-0, 6-3

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