ATP Miami Finals: Tomas Berdych vs. Andy Roddick
Berdych vs. Roddick: Sixth seed American Andy Roddick will meet sixteenth seed Czech Tomas Berdych for the finals of ATP World Tour: 2010 Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, Florida.
The 27-year-old 2004 Sony Ericsson Open champion Andy Roddick leads the ATP World Tour with a 25-4 match record this season. It is Roddick’s fourth ATP World Tour finals appearance this year. He ended up as a runner-up at the BNP Paribas Open 2010 in Indian Wells when he was defeated by Ljubicic in the finals. If Roddick wins this match, he will become the fifth man in the history of the tournament to win the singles title at least twice. Andre Agassi leads the list with 6, followed by Pete Sampreas (3), Roger Federer (2), and Ivan Lendi (2)
24-year-old Tomas Berdych on the other hand is the first Czech-born to play in the Miami finals. It’s Berdych’s tenth appearance in an ATP World Tour final and also his second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final.
The winner of this match will take home US $605,500 and 1,000 South African Airways 2010 ATP ranking points while the runner up will receive US $295,500 with 600 South African Airways ATP ranking points.
The match starts at 13:00 ET / 19:00 CET.
UPDATE: Andy Roddick defeated Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-4 to win his second Sony Ericsson Open title in Miami.