71 Facts About Tomas Berdych

1. In 2016, Tomas Berdych moved to Adidas and launched his first watch from Felio Siby.

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2. Tomas Berdych acted as a spokesperson and co-designer for tennis wear for the brand.

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3. Tomas Berdych is sponsored by Head for his rackets and he is currently endorsing the Head Graphene Touch Instinct MP.

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4. Tomas Berdych beat Maximilian Marterer in the second round at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, but was defeated in straight sets by Hyeon Chung in the third round.

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5. Tomas Berdych began his Australian swing playing at the Tie Break Tens exhibition tournament in Melbourne on the Wednesday before the Australian Open.

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6. Tomas Berdych played excellently at the first Lyon Open to be held since 2009, beating Gilles Simon and Milos Raonic on his way to the final, only to be beaten by Tsonga, all matches being straight sets.

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7. Tomas Berdych reached the round of 16 at his next three tournaments in Monte Carlo, Madrid and Rome.

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8. At the Miami Open, Tomas Berdych reached the quarterfinals, taking Roger Federer to three sets but ultimately losing a tie-break.

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9. Tomas Berdych defeated Alexander Zverev in three sets and 6th seed David Goffin in straight sets to advance to the semifinals where he ended up losing to eventual champion Nick Kyrgios.

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10. Tomas Berdych started his campaign by winning in straight sets in the first two rounds.

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11. Tomas Berdych started 2016 ranked No 6 and competed at the Qatar Open in Doha.

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12. Tomas Berdych made it to the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters.

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13. Tomas Berdych lost in the second round of the Canadian Masters and the quarterfinals in the Cincinnati Masters.

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14. Tomas Berdych reached the fourth round of the Wimbledon Championships before losing to Gilles Simon in straight sets.

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15. At the 2015 Mutua Madrid Open, Tomas Berdych lost in the semifinals to Rafael Nadal, but moved up two spots to 5th in the rankings.

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16. Tomas Berdych lost in four sets against Andy Murray in the semifinal.

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17. Tomas Berdych started his season at the Qatar Open in Doha.

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18. Tomas Berdych made to the quarterfinals of the 2014 Shanghai Rolex Masters.

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19. Tomas Berdych made two finals of the 2014 China Open losing to Novak Djokovic.

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20. At the 2014 US Open Tomas Berdych reached the quarterfinals where he lost to eventual champion Marin Cilic in straight sets.

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21. Tomas Berdych reaches the third round of 2014 Wimbledon Championships before falling to Marin Cilic in straight sets.

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22. Tomas Berdych reached the quarterfinals of the French Open, most notably beating John Isner in the fourth round before losing in straight sets to in-form Ernests Gulbis.

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23. Tomas Berdych was defeated by in-form Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the third round of the 2014 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.

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24. Tomas Berdych lost to Roberto Bautista-Agut in the second round of the 2014 Indian Wells Masters.

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25. Tomas Berdych qualified for the fourth straight year for the ATP World Tour Finals, where he scored a win against David Ferrer in straight sets, but lost against Rafael Nadal and Stanislas Wawrinka, both in three sets.

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26. Tomas Berdych reached his third final at the PTT Thailand Open falling to Canadian Milos Raonic in two tight sets.

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27. Tomas Berdych reached his third consecutive quarterfinal at the 2013 Australian Open before falling to eventual champion Novak Djokovic.

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28. Tomas Berdych ended the year participating in the 2012 Davis Cup Final playing in both singles and doubles and winning two matches as the Czech Republic won against Spain.

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29. Tomas Berdych took his 2nd singles title of the year in Stockholm Indoor, defeating Tsonga in the finals.

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30. Tomas Berdych became only the third man from his country to reach the quarterfinal stage at all four Grand Slams.

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31. Tomas Berdych represented the Czech Republic at the 2012 Power Horse World Team Cup, where the Czechs reached the finals before being defeated by Serbia.

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32. Tomas Berdych was beaten by Roger Federer in three sets in the final.

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33. Tomas Berdych competed at the 2012 Mutua Madrid Open as the sixth seed.

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34. Tomas Berdych played at the 2012 BNP Paribas Open as the seventh seed, where he faced Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round after receiving a bye.

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35. The match was marred by controversy, as Tomas Berdych refused to shake Almagro's hand because he believed Almagro had intentionally aimed a shot at him during the match.

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36. At the 2012 AAMI Classic, Tomas Berdych lost his ties against Bernard Tomic and Andy Roddick respectively, after being a set up in each match.

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37. Tomas Berdych started the 2012 season winning the 2012 Hopman Cup for the Czech Republic with compatriot Petra Kvitova.

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38. Tomas Berdych came into the year-end championships as the 7th seed and was placed in Group A along with Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and David Ferrer.

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39. Tomas Berdych continued his good run of form by defeating compatriot Radek Stepanek, before falling to Feliciano Lopez in straight sets.

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40. Tomas Berdych defeated Jurgen Melzer and Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first and second rounds, respectively, both in straight sets.

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41. In preparation for Wimbledon, Tomas Berdych played in the 2011 Gerry Weber Open held in Halle, Germany.

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42. At the 2011 Open de Nice Cote d'Azur, Tomas Berdych reached his first semifinal of the clay season, before losing to eventual champion Nicolas Almagro in straight sets.

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43. Tomas Berdych began his clay season at the 2011 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, losing in the round of 16 to Ivan Ljubicic in straight sets.

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44. Tomas Berdych won his first singles rubber against Mikhail Kukushkin and in the doubles, Berdych and his partner, Lukas Dlouhy, defeated Evgeny Korolev and Yuri Schukin, both in straight sets.

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45. Tomas Berdych qualified for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, where he made his first appearance at the year-end championships.

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46. Tomas Berdych had a bad run in North America, as he suffered early losses and a first-round loss in the 2008 US Open to Sam Querrey.

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47. Tomas Berdych dropped out of the top 20 due to a sprained right ankle which caused him to miss the 2008 Monte Carlo Masters and the 2008 Rome Masters.

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48. Tomas Berdych began 2008 by competing in the Hopman Cup, but this event was affected by a stomach virus.

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49. Tomas Berdych made it to the quarterfinals of the 2007 Rome Masters.

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50. Tomas Berdych began the year by making it to the quarterfinals of the 2007 Medibank International and the fourth round of the 2007 Australian Open, losing to No 3 Nikolay Davydenko.

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51. Tomas Berdych reached the finals of the 2006 Kingfisher Airlines Tennis Open, where he lost to Dmitry Tursunov.

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52. Tomas Berdych reached the fourth round at Wimbledon, but again lost to Federer, this time in straight sets.

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53. Tomas Berdych reached his first French Open fourth round but lost to Roger Federer in three sets.

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54. In 2006, Tomas Berdych started the year at the Brisbane International, where he reached the semifinals, losing to Xavier Malisse.

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55. Tomas Berdych lost in the third round of the 2005 US Open.

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56. Tomas Berdych had a good run with a runner-up finish in the 2005 Swedish Open to Rafael Nadal, a quarterfinal loss to Nikolay Davydenko at the 2005 Stuttgart Open and a semifinals loss to James Blake at the 2005 Washington Open.

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57. Tomas Berdych made it to the third round at Wimbledon, losing to Taylor Dent.

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58. Tomas Berdych reached the second rounds of Monte Carlo, Hamburg, the French Open, and Nottingham.

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59. Tomas Berdych turned professional in 2002, winning two Futures events, both in the Czech Republic, defeating Pavel Snobel in one final and Ladislav Chramosta in the other.

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60. Tomas Berdych has mentioned he is a fan of the Irish rock band U2, and would like to meet frontman Bono someday.

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61. Tomas Berdych became engaged to model Ester Satorova in late 2014.

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62. Tomas Berdych was in a long-term relationship with tennis pro Lucie Safarova until they broke up in 2011.

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63. Tomas Berdych has met many Czech players from the National Hockey League and the 1998 Olympic gold medal team, including Martin Straka, Jaromir Jagr and Dominik Hasek.

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64. Tomas Berdych is a fan of ice hockey, and his favourite team is the Detroit Red Wings.

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65. Tomas Berdych travelled back home often to keep his ties to his old school.

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66. Tomas Berdych describes his childhood as full of joy and happiness.

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67. Tomas Berdych started playing tennis when he was five at the tennis centre in his hometown and birthplace of Valasske Mezirici.

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68. Tomas Berdych has the distinction of being one of three players, the others being Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stan Wawrinka, to defeat all the Big Four in major events.

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69. Tomas Berdych is the second player to defeat Roger Federer multiple times in Grand Slam events before the semifinal stage.

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70. Tomas Berdych has reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slams.

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71. Tomas Berdych is a Czech professional tennis player who is currently ranked No 73 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as of October 1, 2018.

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