Janko Tipsarevic squandered a match point on his own serve in a final set tie-break after putting a volley wide. He followed this up with a double fault before Berdych sealed victory as Tipsarevic fell to the ground on the final point.
It was a reversal of fortunes for Berdych after his match on Monday where he himself had lost after having a match point against Novak Djokovic. Tipsarevic, who headed into this match with an impressive 4-1 head-to-head record against Berdych, will no doubt be haunted by his miss on match point but will hope to build upon his successes in 2011, arguably his best year, in 2012.
This result means Tipsarevic cannot qualify for the semi-finals. The winner of tonight's match between Djokovic and David Ferrer will qualify automatically, whilst the loser of that match or Berdych will also have a chance to qualify dependent on the result of their final group match on Friday.
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Last edited by EddceLLent : 11-23-2011 at 03:54 PM.
Reason: Added a brief match report and match stats
i saw 5-3 in TB for Tomas, then it went to *6-5 for Janko and then Tomas won 3 points?
WISHLIST Robby GINEPRI Blaž KAVČIČ David NALBANDIAN Michael LLODRA Feliciano LOPEZ Tomas BERDYCH Martin KLIZAN Julien BENNETEAU Novak DJOKOVIC Xavier MALISSE Dmitry TURSUNOV Janko TIPSAREVIC Stanislas WAWRINKA Thomaz BELLUCCI Eduardo SCHWANK Benoit PAIRE Gilles MULLER Juan Martin del POTRO John ISNER Philipp PETZSCHNER Gilles SIMON Mardy FISH Grigor DIMITROV Florian MAYER
HATE LIST Rafael NADAL Andy MURRAY Lleyton HEWITT Marcos BAGHDATIS Bernard TOMIC Fernando VERDASCO Nikolay DAVYDENKO Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV Andy RODDICK Fabio FOGNINI Gael MONFILS Tommy HAAS Nicolas MASSU Carlos BERLOCQ Albert MONTANES Paolo LORENZI
Tomas needed this
losing to a joke like Tipsarevic is bad enough but Tipsy in ATP Finals is already enough
Good luck to all my favs in 2013 especially *Mikhail Youzhny*Igor Andreev*Nikolay Davydenko*Dmitry Tursunov*Evgeny Korolev *Haas*Ferrero*Federer*Nalbandian* Berdych*Tsonga*Nishikori*Chardy