Result: Tomas Berdych fights back to beat Victor Hanescu at Wimbledon

Sixth seed Tomas Berdych comes back from a set down to triumph in his opening Wimbledon match against Victor Hanescu.

Sixth seed Tomas Berdych had to come back from a set down to triumph in his opening Wimbledon match against Victor Hanescu this afternoon.

Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych celebrates breaking the serve of Romania's Victor Hanescu during their men's singles first round match on day one of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 23,© Getty Images

The Czech lost out in a first-set tie-break after failing to convert any of the nine break points he earned during the opener.

In the second set he was able to snap the Romanian's serve, racing through 6-1 in just half an hour to level up the match.

It looked like Berdych would break at the start of the third, but Hanescu held firm after seven deuces to edge in front.

The Romanian then had his first break points that would have given him the chance to serve for the set, but he couldn't take them and Berdych punished him by breaking in the next game and going on to take the set 6-4.

Berdych, runner-up at SW19 four years ago, broke at the start of the fourth and eventually came through 6-3 to seal his place in round two, where he will face either Bernard Tomic or Evgeny Donskoy.

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