Updated: Sunday, 01 June 2014 19:54 | By Agence France-Presse

Berdych downs Isner for quarter-final spot at Roland Garros

Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych made the French Open quarter-finals for the second time on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win over America's10th seed John Isner.


Berdych downs Isner for quarter-final spot at Roland Garros

Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych celebrates after beating US rival John Isner (unseen) at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, on June 1, 2014 - by Patrick Kovarik

Berdych was a semi-finalist in 2010, beating Isner on the way in straight sets in the third round.

Isner was bidding to become the first American man to reach the quarter-finals in Paris since Andre Agassi in 2003 but he was out-served by 28-year-old Berdych who hit 11 aces to his opponent's seven.

Berdych will face either Roger Federer or Ernests Gulbis for a place in the semi-finals.

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