Berdych marches into Shenzhen Open semifinals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Top-seeded Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic defeated countryman Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of Shenzhen Open on Friday.

Berdych will take on third-seeded Tommy Robredo in the semifinals after the Spaniard beat Simone Bolelli of Italy 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia ended South Korean Hyeon Chung’s run in the tournament with a 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory in their quarterfinal and will next face Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Saturday after the Spaniard got a walkover against injured Adrian Mannarino.