Tomas Berdych is a professional tennis player born in the Czech Republic. At the beginning of his career, Berdych recorded his greatest victory when he won the Paris Masters title in 2005. Another highlight of his career came at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, where he beat tennis superstar Roger Federer in the quarter-finals and Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals twice in a row. Unfortunately, he was unable to repeat this feat in the final, where he lost to Rafael Nadal. He also played his way into the semi-finals of the 2010 French Open after defeating Andy Murray in the 4th round.
In the quarter-finals of the 2012 US Open, Berdych celebrated another win over Federer before being replaced by the eventual champion Murray. In addition to his victory at the Paris Masters in 2005, Berdych also reached the finals of the 2010 Miami Masters, the 2012 Madrid Open, and the 2015 Monte Carlo Masters, and in May 2015 he achieved his best ranking in his career by finishing fourth in the ATP rankings.
Tomas Berdych Bio, Age
Tomáš Berdych was born on 17 September 1985 in Moravia in Czechoslovakia (today’s Czech Republic) as the son of Hana and Martin Berdych. His father, Martin Berdychová, was a train engineer and he was also very good at tennis. His mother Hana is a doctor.
Young Berdych started playing tennis at the age of five in a tennis center in his home town Valašské Mezirící, Moravia. He was a top junior player and won several titles, including the U-12 Junior title of the Czech Republic. He also won the US Open Boys’ Doubles title alongside Stephane Bohli in 2001, before turning pro the following year.
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After participating in several Futures and Challenger tournaments, Tomas Berdych finally won his first ATP title at the Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia 2004 in Palermo (Italy). He also had a good run at the Swedish Open 2005 before losing the final to Rafael Nadal. At the Paris Masters 2005, he won his first title in the ATP Masters series. Two years later he won his third ATP title at the 2007 Halle Open, followed by a title in 2008 (AIG Japan Open) and another in 2009 (BMW Open 2009).
The following year, Tomas Berdych reached his first Grand Slam final at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, defeating defending champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on the way there. He eventually became runner-up in the tournament after losing to Rafael Nadal in the final. In 2011 he won his 6th career title by defeating Marin Cilic in the final of the China Open 2011.
Tomas Berdych won the 2012 Hopman Cup for the Czech Republic together with his compatriot Petra Kvitová. He then won the Open Sud de France 2012 and also reached the quarter-finals of the US Open 2012, making him the third Czech player to reach the quarter-finals of all 4 majors. Two years later, Tomas Berdych defeated Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the Stockholm Open 2014 and thus won his only title of the year. He also won the Shenzhen Open 2015, followed by the Stockholm Open 2015, successfully defending the title he won the previous year, taking his 12th title of the year.
ATP World Tour title. In 2016, Tomas Berdych won his 13th ATP title at the Shenzhen Open, where he defeated Richard Gasquet in the final. The Czech-born tennis star was plagued by several injuries in 2017 but managed to reach the semi-finals of the Wimbledon Championships in 2017, where he was beaten by eventual champion Roger Federer.
Tomas Berdych Wife, Girlfriend
Tennis star Tomas Berdych is currently married to model Ester Sátorová. They met in 2011, and after several years of dating, the duo got engaged in 2014, and their wedding took place the following year on July 16, 2015, in a ceremony at the luxurious Le Méridien Beach Plaza in Monte Carlo, with some family members and friends of the couple present.
Before his marriage, Berdych was known for going out with his Czech tennis colleague Lucie Šafárová. Their relationship lasted about 10 years and ended already in 2011.
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Czech-born tennis star Tomas Berdych has been a professional since 2002. Since then he has remained constant and has reached the advanced stage in several tournaments, including all four Grand Slams. Berdych may not have many titles to show for himself, but he definitely has a lot of wealth to show for his successful professional career. In his career alone, the tennis star has collected over $28,000,000. In 2017, Tomas Berdych was ranked as one of the top 10 earners in men’s tennis. His net worth is estimated at 17 million dollars.
Height, Weight, And Other Body Measurements
Tomas Berdych is a kind of giant because he stands at an impressive height of 196 cm (6 feet 4 inches). Because of his outstanding height, Berdych is known for his first-class footwork. He is also known for his high speed, powerful basic strokes, and serve. These technical skills, coupled with his unpredictability, make Tomas Berdych a very impressive opponent. Thanks to his consistent career, Berdych has been able to maintain his weight at an average of 91 kg (200 lbs).