Tennis: Berdych cruises into US Open last-eight

Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych reached the US Open quarter-finals on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over Austria`s Dominic Thiem.

New york: Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych reached the US Open quarter-finals on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over Austria`s Dominic Thiem.

Berdych, a semi-finalist, in 2012 will tackle Croatia`s Marin Cilic for a place in the semi-finals.

The big Czech has a 5-3 career lead over Cilic but the Croatian won their most recent meeting in straights sets in the Wimbledon third round.

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