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Australian Open 2018, Day 10: Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych, Live Match Updates

Federer 7-6 6-3 6-4 Berdych
Updated: 24 January 2018 16:24 IST - Published: 24 January 2018 13:50 IST
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The Rod Laver Arena has certainly witnessed some extraordinary tennis on the day and we've had a great time bringing you live updates from this game! 

Until next time, this is Prasen Moudgal signing off! Have a good evening, Ciao!
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With this win, Roger Federer continues his purple patch at the Australian Open and qualifies for the semi-finals! 
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Spare a thought for Tomas Berdych, who gave it his all but just could not have it his way.

A three-game lead in the start did not suffice as the Swiss legend powered his way through to clinch the game in the end. 
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Federer wins the match! Clinches the game and has his arms aloft! What a player!

The Swiss man produced 61 winners on the day and has emerged victorious with a 7-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Berdych!
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Now only one point away. 

Federer now is three match points away!
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Add another point to that. 30-0 and Federer two points from clinching the match. 
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Berdych's fatigue gets the better of him, sends it out of bounds. Federer leads 15-0.
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Federer leads 5-4 and will now serve for the set and the match. 

Can he win this game and move on to the semis?
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That is sensational from Berdych! What a player he is!

Runs in towards the right and close to the net, drops it low to Federer's right and claims the game. A little too late though?
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Berdych is being rewarded for his grit here. Makes Federer run on both sides and collects yet another point.
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Berdych pulls one back! Scores levelled 30-30. 
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Point for Federer! He now leads 30-15.
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For all the youngsters out there, that is the perfect example of how not to give up. 

Berdych's injury has certainly dented his game but he does not give up, chases the ball and gets an ovation for his effort. 
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Federer claims his fifth game of the set! Just one game away from the semi-finals!

Federer leads 5-3. 
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Oh, no! Looks like the fatigue has got to Berdych. 

Received an easy skied ball to smash, misses out completely. 
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Federer strikes back. 15-15 reads the scoreline. 
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Awesome from Berdych! Sensational! Runs in with all his might to the left and sends a thunderbolt to Federer's left. Great effort!
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Ace from Berdych to clinch the game! Consolation victory for Berdych, Federer leads 4-3. 
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Federer asks for the Ballboy to clean a part of his court, looks like he feels it's a bit too slippery. 

Back to live action!
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Berdych now only a point away from claiming the game. 
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Berdych now returns the favour! A soft touch on the ball, enough to beat Federer's run to the net. 
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I'm probably more tired than Berdych right now. That game was over in under a minute. Spectacular tennis!
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Game, Federer! Four points in a row for him!

Federer leads 4-2!
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Federer races to a 40-0 lead in the sixth game. 
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Federer breaks Berdych's serve yet again! The Swiss star is back in the driver's seat! 

Leads 3-2 in the third set. 
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Sends it wide and loses a point. One break point away now. 
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Federer now two break points away. 
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Berdych gets one back. Powerful serve followed by an even powerful smash. 
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One more point for Federer. Races to a 30-0 lead. 
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Magical from the Swiss magician! A deft drop shot and Berdych did not have even the slightest chance of returning that. 
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Berdych extracts revenge! Breaks Federer's serve with a stunning return, scores now level at 2-2.
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Oops! Unforced error from Federer. 

Two break points for Berdych. 
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Berdych gains an early 30-0 lead on Federer's service. Can he extract revenge?
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Federer has broken Berdych's serve! Leads 2-1 in the third set!
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Challenge from Federer now. 

Thinks the ball's OUT and he's spot on! Advantage Federer!
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Ace from Berdych? Nope! He's lost a challenge here. 
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A game of cat and mouse and Federer wins the point!

Back to DEUCE now!
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DEUCE!

Federer's forehand is too strong for Berdych, he hits it into the crowd. 
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Federer's movements getting better with time. Reduces the gap to 40-30. 
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Berdych takes a strong 40-15 lead in the third game. 
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Federer wins the game, scores now levelled 1-1. 
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OH, MAN! How's he ever done that?

Berdych sends it wide of Federer's right, the Swiss runs across, stretches full length and sends in a powerful return to snatch the game!
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Add two more points to that! Federer leads 40-0 in the second game!
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Federer strikes back to take an early lead in the second game!
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Berdych clinches the first game! Leads 1-0 in the third set. 
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Berdych looks energised after the break, he's raced to a 40-15 lead. 
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The third set is underway. 
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Berdych looks to be in some discomfort, he's opted for a medical timeout. 

Both players taking a small break now, should be back in a bit. 
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Federer reigns supreme in the second set! Wins the second set 6-3!

Looks in fine form to erase the ghosts of his past and claim a spot in the semi-finals!


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Federer now two set points away!