Friday, March 19, 2010

Rafael Nadal advances to the semi-final round after defeating Tomas Berdych

There is good news for Rafael Nadal fans as their tennis player has advanced to the semi-final round of the BNP Paribas Open 2010 tennis tournament. This third-rank Spaniard tennis player has defeated the 19th-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the fourth round by 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. In the semi-final round, he will face 20th-seeded Ivan Ljubicic.

Rafael Nadal had to struggle hard to get victory against Tomas Berdych. However, he got victory after playing 2 hours and 12 minutes. After securing his victory, he has become the top seeded tennis player in the tournament. Both Roger Federer of Switzerland (top ranked) and Novak Djokovic of Serbia (second seeded) have been left out early of this tournament.

On the other hand, Ivan Ljubicic defeated Juan Monaco of Argentina by 4-6, 6-2 and 6-1.

One match is still left in the quarterfinal round. This match will be played between Andy Murray of Britain and American Andy Roddick today.

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Bloomberg.com

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