Tomas Berdych was born on September 17, 1985, and started playing tennis at the age of 5. Now, he currently holds the number 18 spot in Tennis in the World.
Berdych started playing the sport in a humble tennis center at his hometown. He soon then became the top junior player. In fact, he won 12-under junior titles, 14-under Nationals and 18-under National titles all before he turned 18 years old. He turned professional in the year 2002 and surprised the whole world by defeating Roger Federer in the same year at the 2004 Olympics held in Athens.
He has now a Singles record of 626-327 with 13 Singles titles. He also has a Doubles record of 103-110 with two Doubles title. He is currently ranked number 18 in the Singles circuit. His highest rankings for both singles and doubles were number 4 and number 54, respectively in the years 2006 and 2007.
Tomas Berdych is a fierce competitor in Tennis and is known for his strong forehands and serves. He performs astoundingly on hard courts. In the year 2008, Tomas Berdych began his season by competing in the Hopman Cup. He proceeded the year entering the Australian Open where he lost to Roger Federer and the Pacific Life Open against Stanislas Wawrinka. His success can be owed to his coach, a former ATP pro, Jaroslav Navratil.