Switzerland’s Roger Federer will be eyeing at semi-final berth in Italian Open 2015 against Rafael Nadal but he’ll have to face Tomas Berdych in the quarter-final today. This will be the twentieth meeting between Federer and Berdych on tennis court and both players will be desperate to win today to register his final berth.
Head to Head
Roger Federer 13:6 Tomas Berdych
Roger Federer has beaten Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych on 13 occasions in their 19 meetings. Last time these two met at Indian Wells Masters quarterfinal before few weeks back where world number 2 Federer beat Berdych by 6-4, 6-0 in straight sets. Hence Tomas will be desperate to take revenge of that defeat from Federer by knocking him out from Italian Open.
Tomas Berdych beat Roger Federer in the semi-final of Dubai Masters 2 years ago. Hence he’ll have to play really well to beat Swiss star today. Czech professional beat Fabio Fognini in the third round of Italian Open to enter in the quarterfinal. On the other hand Roger Federer defeated Kevin Anderson to setup quarter-final battle against Berdych.
Federer is favorite to win today and he has 65 percent winning chances over Tomas Berdych.
Live Streaming and Television
Tomas Berdych and Roger Federer Rome Master quarterfinal match is scheduled to begin at 14:00 local time and 13:00 BST. The live telecast of Federer and Berdych quarterfinal match can be watched online on tennistv.com and bet365. Live tennis match score and updates will be provided by livescore.com.