Result: Tomas Berdych beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Shanghai

Tomas Berdych
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Tomas Berdych progresses to the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets.

Tomas Berdych has defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to qualify for the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters.

In a match that was dominated by serve, Berdych got the better of his French opponent to take the match 6-3 7-6.

Berdych converted the solitary break point to take the first set 6-3.

Both players created several opportunities on the other player's serve during the second but both were unable to take advantage as the set went to a tie-break.

The tie-break went with serve until a double fault from Tsonga handed Berdych a 5-4 lead and the powerful Czech sealed victory with an ace to advance to the last four.

Berdych will now play either Novak Djokovic or Tommy Haas in the semi-finals.

Tomas Berdych
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