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Australian Open q-finals: Berdych hammers nemesis Nadal on day of shocks

Australian Open q-finals: Berdych hammers nemesis Nadal on day of shocks

January 27, 2015

MELBOURNE, Jan 27 — Iron-willed Czech Tomas Berdych ended eight years of tyranny under nemesis Rafa Nadal to storm into his second Australian Open semi-final today after Maria Sharapova inflicted another grand slam reality check on Eugenie Bouchard. Stunned by Sharapova's 6-3 6-2 demolition of the seventh-seeded Canadian, the Rod Laver Arena crowd were knocked off their seats by Berdych's 6-2 6-0 7-6(5) victory over the 14-times grand slam champion. Ekaterina Makarova had earlier... Read more

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Argentina's Emanuel Mammana (right) is challenged by Peru's Aldair Perleche during their South American Under-20 Championship match in Montevideo January 27, 2015. — Reuters pic