Advantage Berdych after his forehand just about makes it in! It's going to deuce, ad Berdych, and back. The Czech is staving this off - and after 3 deuces, he's finally won the game. Federer leads 5-4, and will now serve for the match!
There's a couple of really well-placed shots from Berdych, and that gives him a hold of serve to trail 3-4.Federer is still up a break though, and he's waving his racquet like a magic wand here. A butter-smooth forehand and it looks like he just can't go wrong.
Federer is up 5-3; Berdych will serve to stay in the match.
Federer builds on it with the early break in the second. Berdych has found a rhythm, but some strong backhand winners get Federer the point and the break! 1-0 in the third set. Reckon we may be watching a straight sets win here?
Shouting from the crowd here too - Go Roger, go! And a couple of backhand winners ended with a long shot from Berdych give Federer the second set, 6-4. This set went on 31 minutes, with Federer's winner to unforced error ratio at 9:4, Berdych's at 6:7.
Federer races to 4-2 now, and Berdych's unforced error count is mounting quickly. The Czech's almost-a-net-cord goes to the other side of the net, Federer swats it back with a forehand, and Berdych nets it for real this time.