Fifth seed Tomas Berdych sets up fourth-round clash with Kevin Anderson

Last Updated: 18/01/13 1:03pm

  • Share:
Tomas Berdych: Has yet to drop a set in Melbourne

Tomas Berdych: Has yet to drop a set in Melbourne

Sky Bet

Tomas Berdych continued his serene progress through the Australian Open draw with a comfortable win over Jurgen Melzer.

Berdych raced to a 6-3 6-2 6-2 victory in an hour and 49 minutes, with Melzer unable trouble the No 5 seed.

The Czech ace is yet to drop a set in this season's event following routine wins over Michael Russell and Guillaume Rufin.

And with the unseeded Kevin Anderson net up, Berdych will fancy his chances of at least matching his previous best runs in Melbourne - he has twice reached the quarter-finals.

Fourth seed David Ferrer also eased into the fourth round as he claimed a 6-4 6-2 6-3 victory over former runner-up Marcos Baghdatis on Rod Laver Arena.

The Spaniard needed a little under two hours to see off his Cypriot opponent and set up a clash with No 16 seed Kei Nishikori.

  • Share:

Related

Australian Open 2013

Jarmila Gajdosova & Matthew Ebden won the Australian Open mixed doubles title

Doubles delight for Aussie duo

Matthew Ebden and Jarmila Gajdosova delighted the home crowds as they won the Australian Open mixed doubles title.

Li Na and Victoria Azarenka line up before the women's singles final

Australian Open - Day 13

The best of the action from the women's singles final in Melbourne...

Victoria Azarenka: Retained her Australian Open crown with three-set victory over Li Na

Azarenka masters Li in three

Victoria Azarenka beat Li Na in three sets to retain her Australian Open crown in Melbourne.

Most Popular

Features

Cricket Podcast: T3 D3

Cricket Podcast: T3 D3

Shane Warne and Michael Holding say England must attack India to seize a stranglehold on this Test.

Fisher aiming high

Fisher aiming high

England's Heather Fisher is relishing the challenge ahead of the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

On Boots 'n' All...

On Boots 'n' All...

We speak to Salford's Mason Caton-Brown, look at Rugby League Cares and discuss the big stories.