[20.01.2016 6:01 UTC] Ian Willoughby
Berdych reaches third round at Australian Open; Kvitova and Pliskova knocked out
Tomáš Berdych has reached the third round of the Australian Open. The Czech men’s number one overcame the Bosnian player Mirza Basic without great difficulty 6-4 6-0 6-3 on Wednesday to advance in the first Grand Slam of the year. Berdych made the semi-finals in Melbourne in 2014 and 2015. Meanwhile, Czech women’s number one Petra Kvitová has been knocked out of the second round of Australian Open by local hope Daria Gavrilova. Another Czech, Kristýna Plíšková, has also failed to reach the third round.
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