Tomáš Berdych will soon be playing his semi-final match at Wimbledon 2017. Here is everything you need to know about the professional tennis player in our Tomáš Berdych wiki.
Tomáš Berdych’s Wiki
Born on September 17, 1985, Tomáš Berdych’s age is 31. He was born in Valašské Meziříčí, Moravia, Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic to Martin Berdych, a train engineer, and Hana Berdychová, a doctor
From a very young age, Berdych was interested in playing tennis. He first played the sport at the age of five in his hometown. When he was eight years old, Berdych won his first tournament. After that, he became the top junior and won the Czech Republic U-12 Junior Title. To further work on his skills, Berdych moved to Prostějov where there were better coaches to train him. Tomáš Berdych’s height is 6’5”.
Tomáš Berdych’s Wife
Berdych was in a long-term relationship with professional tennis player, Lucie Šafářová. However, they broke up in 2011. He started dating model Ester Sátorová in 2012 and, in late 2014, asked her to marry him with a ring that has an estimated value of over $340,700. The pair announced their engagement during the Australian Open, and walked down the aisle in July 2015 at Le Méridien Beach Plaza in Monte Carlo.
When he is not spending his time on the tennis court, Berdych loves to watch hockey, and his favorite team is the Detroit Red Wings. He prefers to play tennis on a hard court and his strengths are his forehand and serve.
Tomáš Berdych’s Net Worth
Tomáš Berdych’s net worth is estimated to be $16.0 million.
Most of his wealth is a result of his career in tennis. Berdych reached the 2010 Wimbledon finals, defeating six-time champion, Roger Federer in the quarter-finals and world No.3 Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals. However, he lost his finals match to Rafael Nadal.
Berdych’s biggest career win so far has been the 2005 Paris Masters as an unseeded player, defeating Ivan Ljubicic in the final. He is one of the few tennis players who made it to the semi-finals of all four Grand Slams: The 2010 French Open, 2012 U.S. Open, as well as 2014 and 2015 Australian Opens. It was in 2002 that Berdych turned pro, and took home over $27.0 million in prize money throughout his career.
So far, Berdych’s highest ranking has been No. 4 in May 2015. In 2004, he made it to the quarter-finals at the Olympic. Playing as a double, Berdych won over two career titles and made it to the quarter-finals of the 2005 Australian Open. While representing his country, he won the Hopman Cup in 2012 as well as the Davis Cup in 2012 and 2013. In June this year, Tomáš Berdych’s coach, Goran Ivanišević, was fired by the player after being eliminated from the French Open.
Tomáš Berdych at Wimbledon 2017
Currently, Berdych is ranked at No. 15 and will be playing against Roger Federer. The semi-final match between Federer and Berdych will take place on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. EST on ESPN.
He was scheduled to play against Novak Djokovic, who had to retire due to an injury from a quarter-final match against Berdych in the second set. Djokovic called for a timeout, saying that he had been having problems with his right elbow for over a year now, “The intensity and the level of pain was not decreasing. It was only increasing as the days went by. Unfortunately, today was the worst day. It’s unfortunate that I had to finish Wimbledon, a grand slam, this way,” he further added. “I mean, if someone feels bad about it, it’s me. But, you know, I tried.”