Tennis: Berdych through to US Open quarterfinals

Czech men’s tennis number one Tomáš Berdych defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in the fourth round of the US Open on Tuesday night to advance to the tournament’s quarterfinals. The sixth seed Berdych, the last Czech remaining at US Open, will play the Croat Marin Čilič, seeded 14th, on Thursday for a spot in the semifinals.