Tomas Berdych gets into the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the second year in a row, this year, disposing of Rafael Nadal in straight sets, breaking a 17-losing streak against Nadal, in the process. Berdych has been performing solidly in the Australian Open for the past four years. reaching the quarterfinals twice and now the semifinals twice.
He does have a very good chance of making the finals this time as he faces a resurgent Andy Murray in the semi's. Berdych is playing very cleanly this time and if he continues to do that, he has a really good chance of winning this tournament.